Many companies now use Microsoft Teams for digital collaboration. But over time, the number of teams and channels increases uncontrollably. In this article we will introduce you to Teams Manager, which helps you maintain control over Microsoft Teams with governance features.

What is Teams Manager?

Teams Manager is a governance solution for Microsoft Teams and helps your company maintain control of its teams in Microsoft Teams. The solution determines the rules of the game in Microsoft Teams.

Request and approval workflow

With the simple request and approval process Companies retain control and prevent the proliferation of teams and channels. In this process, custom metadata can also be queried from users. This offers the advantage that, for example, project data or important team-specific information can be queried.

The Teams Manager includes a practical request and approval workflow (Image: Solutions2Share)

Governance guidelines for teams

The life cycles in Teams Manager can prevent created teams from falling into oblivion. The governance function allows the inactive teams to be archived or deleted by a stored date or due to inactivity. The configuration of the naming convention provides a structure for uniform names provide a better overview.

Screenshot: Microsoft Teams Manager Governance Score

Teams Manager provides useful tips to increase governance. (Image: Solutions2Share)

Templates & Provisioning

The possible template configurations offer more features than the traditional Teams Template Manager templates and are ideal for recurring projects and standardized structures. With the created templates a uniform structure of channels generated. No code is required for Teams Manager, making it easy to use. In addition, individual templates can be expanded with the following options:

  • other apps
  • Settings
  • Folder structures
  • Member Permissions
  • predefined OneNote and Planner content
Screenshot: Microsoft Teams Manager naming conventions

The Teams Manager can be used, among other things, to set uniform naming conventions (Image: Solutions2Share)

Partnership with Solutions2Share

CONET Solutions GmbH has a partnership with Solutions2Share, the company behind Teams Manager. The successful Teams application is constantly being developed further. The roadmap on the Solutions2Share website gives users and those interested in the software the opportunity to take a look at planned developments. There are two different versions of Team Mangers: a standard and an enterprise edition.

CONET – your M365 Solutions partner

CONET provides its customers with comprehensive advice on Microsoft 365 and has extensive know-how. More than 60 Microsoft 365 experts, consisting of consultants and developers, support our customers in this extensive area. With Nicole Enders we also have a colleague in our ranks who is the fourth time in a row Most Valuable Professional Award received. This is a high award from Microsoft, which is given to dedicated experts with outstanding technical competence. Trusted for over 25 years Long-standing customers from industry and commerce, the public sector and defense & public security rely on us Microsoft-Expertise. Through our close collaboration with other CONET expert teams, we can provide support on all technical issues outside of the Microsoft 365 area.

Our range of services for Microsoft 365

Was this article helpful to you? Or do you have further questions about Microsoft Teams? Write us a comment or give us a call.

Photo: Niklas Bendel

Niklas Bendel works as a Microsoft 365 Consultant in the Workplace Solutions area. He supports our customers in the introduction of Microsoft 365 and brings in his many years of expertise in the conception of innovative solutions based on the Microsoft universe. In addition to conception, the migration of solutions into new target environments is another focus of his field of activity.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *