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How to Make a Custom Teams App Available to Everyone in Your Org

I usually write about branding stuff like making custom themes and creating site designs, but today I am to switching gears a bit and focusing on Making a Custom Teams App Available for Everyone in your Organization! Using Teams’ App Policies, it’s easy to give all your users access to a standard set of apps, without them having to add those apps to their Teams installation manually.

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Archiving: A quick and Easy Way to Manage Obsolete Teams

Teams has grown a lot in the last year; not just in usage but in functionality as wellThe ability to archive helps us manage the growing usage of Microsoft Teams in our organization. Let’s face it not all teams stay active forever, nor should they. As projects or campaigns come to a close, it’s nice to be able to free up our Teams navigation for more relevant and active collaboration. We can use archiving to close out those silent Teams chat spaces.  

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Naming Policies Support for Microsoft Teams and Office 365

Teams. We love it. It’s a place where we and our, well… teams, can have focused and topic centric conversations in an interface that also gives us access to the very data we’re talking about. We can edit our files together, chat, have a quick call or even a group meeting, all from within teams. It’s great!

For each team created in Teams, we’re given a SharePoint site collection for storing and organizing the files uploaded in Teams. With that site collection comes an Office 365 group to provide permissions and security.

In one quick and easy step Teams automatically gives us the security and document management features we have come to rely on over the years. It’s pretty good stuff, until we start thinking about, you know, the “G-Word” and the implications of anyone and everyone creating sites and groups.  We do love Teams. We also kind of fear it.

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