U-M Google Team Drives, My Drive, and U-M Box are great for maintaining a shared document repository. However, there are important differences in how they work. See below for tables that outline how the three compare. Tip: If you’re unsure of what account type(s) are best for you or your team, you can contact the Service Center for guidance.
Google Team Drives are a new feature in Google's G Suite. It offers shared space in Google Drive where teams can create, store, search, collaborate on, and have access to all their team-owned files. The difference between a Team Drive and My Drive is that all data (files, folders, spreadsheets, forms, and presentations) are owned by the team and not an individual. Request a Google Team Drive
Google Team Drives is a new features in Google's G Suite (Request a Google Team Drive). Unlike files in My Drive, files in Team Drive are owned by the Team rather than an individual. See below for a table that outlines the other differences between Team Drive and My Drive.
Google Team Drives is a new feature in Google’s G Suite offering shared space in Google Drive where teams can create, store, search, collaborate on and have access to all their team-owned files. Below is a list of best practices for using your Team Drives here at the University of Michigan. Related: Also review Team Drives limits and observe these technical limitations when migrating data or organizing content.
What can be migrated to Team Drives? Important: You must have at least Edit access in the destination team drive. Files of which you are Owner. Several files at once by multi-selecting. Folders from another Team Drive in which you have at least Edit access. Request a Google Team Drive
Overview MCommunity groups can collaborate in U-M Google. Access to items is managed in MCommunity instead of U-M Google. For privacy, the "Members list is viewable to" setting in MCommunity is synced to U-M Google. When using sensitive data, ensure that all group members are in compliance.
Overview While both U-M Box and Google Drive are great for maintaining a shared document repository, ownership and permissions settings (including inheritance of these settings between top-level folders and their sub-folders) works very differently in each.