IT has one unending need - good management tools. If you are a Microsoft shop, you face specific challenges to ensure all runs smoothly. That's why blogger Ron Barrett has assembled this eclectic list. These tools solve a variety of issues including group policy management, training, password management, collaboration, remote connectivity and managing the new Windows Server 2008 core. What they all have in common is that they will make a Microsoft shop run better and the tools themselves require no fuss or muss to manage.