Comparing Public, Private, and Shared Channels in Microsoft Teams

In Microsoft Teams, the channels play a vital role in organising and facilitating collaboration between your team members. Before we begin, we know that talking about Microsoft Teams can get confusing with some of the overlapping lingo. So let’s break this down: 

  • Microsoft Teams, also referred to as Teams is  the platform. 
  • A team is created within Teams. It may be a department (e.g. Finance, Marketing), or a project team (e.g. ‘Office Renovation 2023’ project).