Teams Governance

Guidance and recommendations

Microsoft Teams is an incredibly powerful collaboration tool for organizations of all sizes.  It enables users to easily connect in more ways and utilize more devices than ever before.  However, with the breadth of services and communication channels available through Teams being so vast, proper planning and consideration are necessary during the implementation phase.  This will ensure the activities of your users are both secure and compliant.

With an end goal of reduced administrative load, this document is intended to provide guidance on the most important topics to consider prior to going live with your Teams deployment.

Topics covered in this document include:
  • Limiting the creation of new Teams
  • Creating and maintaining a naming convention
  • External access
  • Guest access
  • Meeting policies
  • Messaging policies
  • Retention policies
Teams Governance Document


Daniel Ruberg


Daniel has over 8 years of Network Administration and Engineering experience. He finished his undergraduate degree in Computer Management Information Systems from Liberty University in 2008. He's obtained several industry leading certifications including: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), AZ-300 & AZ-301: Microsoft® Azure Solutions Architect Expert, AZ-500: Microsoft® Azure Security Technologies, Microsoft® Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. Daniel has deployed, managed, and migrated several production workloads to Microsoft Azure utilizing the latest technologies that the Microsoft cloud has to offer.


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