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Streamline Microsoft Teams Governance & Unlock Collaboration with Tellus

Give your staff the freedom to collaborate and get their job done with the right governance guard rails up

What is Tellus?

Tellus is your answer to Microsoft Teams governance that unlocks collaboration and creativity within your organisation. Tellus is your central hub for creating, managing, governing and reporting on Teams that’s integrated into the fabric of your Teams app.

Tellus controls the lifecycle of every Team: from creation through to archival or deletion.


Learn tips on best-practise governance over the life-cycle of a Team, and hear from Development Victoria about how they chose to tackle these problems within their organisation in our Navigating the New Normal Event Series.

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Tellus provides a faster, simpler and safer way for your staff to take control of their collaboration needs using Teams. Don’t worry about your governance challenges or their specific needs – Tellus takes care of it all for you, including cataloging your Teams with custom metadata.

Your staff have full freedom to create Teams, but an automated approval workflow ensures you avoid duplication and sprawl. They’ll love the wizard-style approach to creating Teams as it’s using their language.

Tellus has 4 unique templates that are all deployed with our AI-powered askSolution virtual assistant bot that have been engineered to meet the needs of your most common use cases. The Team, channels and tabs are all setup for your staff, giving them a running start to collaborate sooner in a structured way. We’ve removed the need for setup! Your organisation will be instantly equipped with greater governance and the right collaboration tools that deliver both increased productivity and tighter security.

Once created, Tellus provides a simple, central dashboard for the day-to-day management of Teams. Staff will see not only their Teams, but also all accessible Teams. Security permitting, they’ll be able to search for and edit Teams, archive and delete Teams from one place. They’ll even be able to restore deleted Teams – something only possible through the O365 admin portal by Administrators today.

Finally, with Social Analytics, you’ve got access to real-time collaboration insights into Teams usage at your fingertips to continually enhance staff engagement and improve the way in which your staff work together. Social Analytics is a game changer for any organisation that wants to understand their people better.

Why do you need it?

Managed well, Teams is your modern workplace, but without careful planning Teams can spiral out of control.

The top 3 concerns with Teams we hear from organisations just like yours are as follows:

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

What makes Tellus great?

Tellus’ templatised approach removes the confusion of what tools to use and when. We provide a configured collaboration space that’s ready to use immediately including askSolution – your AI-powered virtual assistant.

There is no need for staff to understand how to setup and link the underlying Teams assets: SharePoint, Planner, OneNote – they’re all setup for your Teams.

Your dashboard is the only place to see a list of all Teams without being a Teams Admin access.

Is Tellus not exactly what you need? If there is a particular template, specific metadata, an approval process or additional security requirements you wish to have built into Tellus, we can customise your deployment for you!

Governance for Your Teams

Tellus solves the number 1 challenge with Teams: governance. Tellus empowers your staff to collaborate and do their best work whilst providing effective governance at the same time.

Tellus stops Teams sprawl by focusing on collaboration use cases that take staff through a more natural process for Teams creation.

Security and compliance is built into each and every use case. Your staff don’t have to worry about technical jargon, we apply the right level of security based on their needs and your policies!

Management of Teams becomes simple with a central dashboard that gives both your staff and Teams Admins control. Access, search for, manage and govern Teams from one place leveraging metadata that fast-tracks decision making.

Importantly, Tellus governance is built into the fabric of Microsoft Teams.

askSolution answers questions for your staff instantly.

askSolution is deployed as part of Tellus to your Teams on creation. Immediately, you’ll have access to an AI-powered virtual assistant to help you unlock collective knowledge, retain IP and share information instantly.

What if you could build an organisational brain that retains your IP and frees up your experts to focus on important work?

askSolution is an artificial intelligence (AI) powered virtual assistant accessible through Microsoft Teams that answers questions for your staff from any device, any where at any time. askSolution is your organisational brain built to answer topic-filtered questions that’s working where your staff are already working today.

What if every time staff asked a question they got the right answer in an instant?

askSolution facilitates organisational knowledge retention and sharing. If askSolution knows the answer to your question, you’ll have it in an instant. If askSolution can’t help, your experts are notified immediately. Most importantly, askSolution learns from each interaction so that the same question is never answered twice again!

Want to know more about askSolution? Read more here

Social Analytics provides insights to understand your people

With Social Analytics, you’ve got access to insights into Teams usage to continually enhance staff engagement and improve collaboration.

Knowledge is power. But, how much do you really know about staff in your organisation and how they interact with each other? Who are your high performers? Who are your key influencers? Who’s not engaged?

Introducing Social Analytics. Powered by AI, Social Analytics digs deep into your Microsoft Teams interactions to provide real-time insights about how staff are engaging with each other (or otherwise) and talking about your organisation.

Social Analytics is an advanced networking tool that can help you ultimately keep staff engaged – no matter where they work from.

Social Analytics enables you to:

  • Map and enhance employee engagement by tracking how your business teams and individuals are collaborating
  • Empower team leaders to assess their performance, identify training needs and identify those in need of assistance
  • See what’s trending in conversations through word maps and sentiment analysis
  • Manage change effectively by identifying champions, laggards and those who are resistant

Is Tellus not exactly what you need?

We can customise Tellus for you!

We know every organisation uses Microsoft Teams in their own unique way. If there is a particular template, specific metadata, an approval process or additional security requirements you wish to have built into Tellus, we can customise your deployment for you.