Office 365 has a complex data architecture that technical professionals must understand to fully leverage the platform's power. This assessment, the second in a series, will allow them to more effectively monitor the service, migrate data in and out of the service, and enforce data policy.
- Office 365 Data Policy Is Difficult to Administer
- The Purpose of This Research
- Data for Management and Reporting
- What You Need to Know About Data for Management and Reporting in Office 365
- What You Need to Do About Data for Management and Reporting in Office 365
- The Three Areas of Reporting: Service Health, Configuration and User Activity
- Reporting on Service Health
- Reporting on Configuration
- Reporting on User Activity
- Creating a Baseline Set of Reports and Dashboards
- Third-Party Reporting Tools
- Migrating Data Into and Out of the Service
- What You Need to Know About Migration in Office 365
- What You Need to Do About Migration in Office 365
- Migrating Data Into the Service
- Migrating Data Out of the Service
- What You Need to Know About Backup and Restore in Office 365
- What You Need to Do About Backup and Restore in Office 365
- Data Deletion Processes
- Backup and Restore
- Other Data Management Issues
- Mobile Network Data Controls
- File Transfer/Storage Limitations
- Managing Data Policy
- Manage Data Policy via Identity
- Turn Products On or Off
- Manage Data Policy for a Specific Product
- Monitor Product Usage
- Manage Data Policy for a Device
- Manage Data Policy for Microsoft Support Access to Office 365 Data
- Manage Data Policy for Certain Types of Data
- Office 365 Reports on the Three Key Management Areas
- Migration Into Office 365 Is Relatively Straightforward
- The Third-Party Ecosystem Is Robust
- Data Policy Is Difficult to Administer
- Reporting Is Basic and Incomplete
- Microsoft Throttles Throughput During Migration
- Not All Data Can Be Backed Up or Migrated Out
- Continue to Learn What Is and Isn't Possible in Office 365
- Demand Clear and Documented Data Policies From Policymakers
- Use the Seven Tiers of Control to Enforce Data Policy
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