Office 365 Collaboration Options

Overview

There is a great deal of functionality being offered in Office 365, with options for collaboration and file storage. See attached inforgraphics for more information. 

File Storage Options


One Drive

What is it used for Accessibility Limitations & Considerations Group Size

Backs up all your personal individual files to the cloud

Draft and working documents

Share links to files with individuals (either internal OR external)

Replacement for the old "H" drive file folder

Access files from any device

Files are associated with the person.

Shared files disappear when a user leaves the organization

Individual

Small audience

SharePoint

What is it used for Accessibility Limitations & Considerations Group Size

Backs up all your organizational files to the cloud

Final documents

Store administrative and academic information

Document Management

Replacement for the "S drive" file sharing system

Additional Intranet-like tools and functionality

Access files from any device.

Accessible both on and off campus

SharePoint collaboration and permissions are based on groups.

 Department or Organization

Small or large audience

Collaboration Tools


Teams Channel-Based Collaborative Workspace

What is it used for Accessibility Limitations & Considerations Group Size

Core Team Collaboration

Internal and External Collaboration

Share and edit files in real-time

Access files from any device; and

Access files from Teams files, or Team SharePoint site

Shared files remain with the Team even when a user leaves

Informal Tone

Unit, Team. Group or Small Audience

 

 

Teams Chat-Only Based Communication

What is it used for Accessibility Limitations & Considerations Group Size

Communicate with Acadia University members

Share and edit files collaboratively

Access files from any device; and

Access files from Teams files, or Team SharePoint site

Shared files disappear when a user leaves the conversation temporarily stored in OneDrive)

Informal tone

Organization  

Small Audience

 

 

Outlook Email

What is it used for Accessibility Limitations & Considerations Group Size

Communicate with Acadia University members and external contacts

Share file attachments, as separate documents

Access files from any device

 

Multiple copies of the same files

Formal tone

Organization  

Small Audience

 

Details

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