Jason put together a nice post that discusses moving your custom files off the boot disk to a network share, so that you can update your files and not have to create new a boot image every time.
Read more here:
Nice little HTA by Sherry Kissinger that will check your primary sites to verify that backups have run and give you the status. Basically just reads the logs for you and displays the results instead of you having to read the logs on each site server.
Looks like this:
And returns the results like this once ran.
File is attached below.
Article in January 2010 Issue of TechNet:
“Reporting is a crucial ability for most organizations—and the ability to provide robust reporting of various Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) functions is no exception. Reporting is a feature that hasn’t changed much over several versions of Systems Management Server and SCCM. With the release of SCCM R2, reporting has undergone one significant change—the ability to interface and take advantage of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). This one change brings with it the ability to make use of the many robust features SSRS provides. Like any new technology, there is a learning curve associated with SSRS—but the benefits are well worth it. This article will discuss the integration between SCCM and SSRS and walk through a very simple example of building a report in SSRS and publishing for use in SCCM.”