In our lab environment(s) for the music department, we have a number of software packages that are installed on the lab iMac. The real challenge is that many of these software applications are not conducive with mass deployment. Licensing, dongles, sheer size, etc. really prohibit deplying via JAMF Pro.
With imaging as-we-know-it going away, this provides additional challenges.
Would like to put it out there is the JAMF-nos-sphere as to how others are dealing with the challenges.
Examples of software we are dealing with:
KOMPLETE (Native Instruments)
Logic Pro X (not a real issue, just it ties in with Native Instruments stuff)
Non-music related software that is also challenging: