Google shared drives (formerly known as Team Drives) deliver security, structure, and ease-of-use by making it easy to:
- Add new team members: Manage team members individually or with MCommunity groups.
- Keep track of your files if a team member leaves: Shared drives are jointly owned by the team, meaning anything added to a shared drive stays there no matter who comes or goes.
- Understand and manage sharing permissions: Team members at the shared drive level see the same files/folders regardless of who adds or reorganizes them. Manage permissions for editing, commenting on, reorganizing, or deleting files/folders at the shared drive, folder, and file level.
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