Microsoft released first ConfigMgr Technical preview version for this year 2018 with some exciting features.
To use the technical preview, you must first install a baseline version of the technical preview build i.e Technical Preview 1711. After installing a baseline version, you then use in-console updates to bring your installation up-to-date with the most recent preview version. Typically, new versions of the Technical Preview are available each month.
If you plan to build new lab ,download the preview baseline version 1711 is available from the TechNet Evaluation Center.
The following are new features you can try out with this version:
3.Improvements to automatic deployment rule evaluation schedule
4.Reassign distribution point
5.Improvements to hardware inventory
6.Improvements to client settings for Software Center
7.New settings for Windows Defender Application Guard
8.Improvements to Run Scripts
To know more about these features ,Please read through https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/get-started/capabilities-in-technical-preview-1801
To see the updates ,open the console ,click check for updates ,follow the log dmpdownloader.log
You can monitor the configmgrsetup.log and also from monitor status.
With this new features ,there are couple of new SQL tables/Views created that help us to some nice SSRS reports .
Happy exploring new features.