This is the decision matrix for choosing between a public, private or organization-wide Microsoft Team
It can sometimes be difficult to decide when it is best to create a private team within your organization. By setting clear guidelines, you can ensure that there are rules for using Microsoft Teams within your organization. You can present these guidelines in an organized manner in a chart so that they can be easily incorporated into current processes for collaboration.
One tip is to make creating teams transparent so everyone understands when to take what actions.
When is it best to create a private team?
Choosing between a private team, public team or organization-wide team?
|Have you had an MS Team |
with these people yet?
|Should this work remain private |
|Are there multiple sub-|
sites to discuss?
|Yes||Yes||Yes||Create a private channel in the existing team or consider creating dedicated private channels for each topic.|
|Yes||Yes||No||Create a private channel in the existing team.|
|Yes||No||No||Create a private channel in the existing team.|
|No||No||No||Create a channel in the existing team.|
|No||No||Yes||Consider creating a new team and then, depending on the confidentiality of each topic, consider creating separate standard or private channels for each topic.|
|No||YES||No||Create a new team or create a new private channel in an existing team.|