Gartner Information Technology Research

Governing Microsoft Business Application Platforms

Published: 06 February 2020

ID: G00467255

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains inputs from 33 members regarding deployment levels for various Microsoft Office 365 applications, such as Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, Power Apps, and Power BI, in their organizations. It examines members' concerns regarding data sprawl as a result of using Power Apps and Power BI, and takes a detailed look into the methods for mitigating data sprawl-related security threats to members' sensitive data.

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