Numerous deployments of Teams and SharePoint have proved that overview and Governance often are the first victims once collaboration spaces are released within the organization. The reason is that the Out of the box Teams and SharePoint does not address key areas such as:
Furthermore, a fair number of settings in Teams and SharePoint are not appropriate for your organization and should always be updated.
One of the main preconditions for a successful implementation of any collaboration tool like Teams is that the employee can create, change and decommission a new Team site without having to wait for approval from a helpdesk, their manager or similar.
At the same time, it is paramount that the Organization maintains control and knows what has been create, by whom, for which purpose, who owns the site right now, organizational ownership, current activity status, and additional company specific properties.
Workspaces ensures all this by providing the employees the option to request collaboration spaces from a portal, the intranet or similar locations. This request is handled by Workspaces, that based on your predefined template for such a collaboration space creates the space for the employee.
A standard version of Workspaces Teams Manager consists of:
Workspaces was initially created for SharePoint and contains numerous modules for managing SharePoint
Workspaces Teams Manager will also provide you with an option to start using those modules once it suits you. Hence Workspaces will both solve your current challenges with Teams and provide a platform for further enhancements.