In this recipe, we will introduce you to the System Center 2016 Service Manager Authoring Tool, which we will use for subsequent recipes in this chapter.
The System Center 2016 Service Manager Authoring Tool is a separate product that is part of the System Center 2016 Service Manager Component Add-ons and Extensions. The Authoring Tool can be obtained as a free download from the following URL:
You can install the Authoring Tool on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, or on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. The Authoring Tool has some prerequisites that need to be installed prior to installing the Authoring Tool itself: