When a new employee joins or leaves a company, there is a well-known onboarding or off-boarding process. Just like this user lifecycle, there are also lifecycles for collaboration workspaces. The key difference is that these new lifecycles for the digital workplace are less well-known, more complex, and can easily lead to productivity loss and a security risk if implemented poorly.
Relieve IT’s administrative burden, while ensuring secure, sustainable Microsoft 365 lifecycle management and adoption.
PowerSuite supports lifecycle management for all stages of a team, from creation to collaboration to closure. Our comprehensive solution gives you the tools you need to properly govern the entire lifecycle. Reduce team sprawl through a customized creation process and flexible policies around archival and deletion. Enterprise-grade capabilities allow for more advanced administration. With the added strength of the full PowerSuite software, IT can ensure birth ‘til death compliance for complete Microsoft Teams lifecycle management.
Ensure that your Teams platform is fully compliant and secure by integrating with the rest of PowerSuite-CSG for additional governance and security features.
Many policy management solutions tackle only part of the team lifecycle. This can lead to blind spots, as ensuring consistency becomes increasingly difficult. Microsoft Teams lifecycle management ensures seamless compliance from the birth until the sunsetting of a team.
How can you be sure that you have all of the critical security and governance controls in place to reduce the risks inherent in Teams and other mainstream collaboration platforms.
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This guide covers requirements gathering, identity management, lifecycle management, guest access, content control, and other best practices.
With teams starting out in compliance, the goal is to prevent configuration drift. Team changes must meet company policy, and updates should be based on modifications to company policies. It is also important to assess if the team is still needed – create workflows to periodically check-in with team owners or to monitor teams for inactivity. This collaboration centers around workflows to periodically check-in with team owners or to monitor teams for inactivity.
There are two primary methods of decommissioning a team: archival and deletion. Often, a team will be archived, then after a period of time, it will be deleted. More advanced lifecycle management can involve customized and automated closure workflows which include options like contacting team owners or even removing all team members.
When introducing comprehensive collaboration to your UC stack, there are many new issues IT must consider. With increased collaboration, it’s important to reduce security risk by implementing strong lifecycle management practices.