This whitepaper explores the central role Teams plays in the Microsoft collaboration ecosystem and offers best practices for implementing an effective Teams governance strategy that helps reduce clutter, control data access and sharing, and supports a better all-around collaboration experience.
Teams enabled millions of users to collaborate when they needed to most. It stepped up during the pandemic as the most comprehensive collaboration solution. Consequently, problems caused by a lack of governance have created a bottleneck for IT making it hard to manage platform use and allow end users to collaborate freely. Throughout this whitepaper, we examine the importance of designing and executing a Teams governance strategy to foster open collaboration across Teams and related services in a controlled way.