GUI console navigation —
Ø Monitoring : when you want to know the status of your infrastructure, use the monitoring view, which displays aggregate view of monitoring data collected from various sources. Namely management packs that have been imported.
Ø Authoring: we you eventually modify management pack settings, a task accomplished from authoring view ..it lets you view monitoring settings from any management pack currently in system
Ø Reporting: If the SCOM reporting components have been deployed, you are able to access the functionality from this view. Reports are available that allow you to analyze data capture from any source.