I'm pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft IT Team Site Life Cycle Management (MSIT TSLCM) Beta 1.0 for SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Microsoft IT Team Site Life Cycle Management is a custom solution that provides lifecycle management for Windows SharePoint Services site collections and webs through write locking, backing up and recovering site collections/webs and is based on the out-of-box Site Usage and Confirmation feature.
Microsoft IT Team Site Life Cycle Management Beta 1.0 will be a community driven effort and managed under CodePlex source control. Discussion boards and bug management will be also provided by the CodePlex workspace. I look forward to your feedback!
To learn more about Microsoft IT Team Site Life Cycle Management Beta 1.0 visit http://www.codeplex.com/governance.
The SharePoint Governance workspace is intended provide governance and manageability samples and tools designed to help IT Professionals management SharePoint Products and Technologies deployments. Upcoming tools include an implementation of site/web lifecycle management based on the Site Delete and Confirmation feature, the Microsoft IT Site Delete Capture 1.0 feature, and additional out-of-the-box functionality. A sample auditing configuration solution deployment package will be introduced in the September-October timeframe that provides guidance on auditing and the management of content types across site collections.