A group of employees -- often from multiple departments -- who are associated with one another as a working group. In addition to employees, teams can include vendors, craftspersons, and contacts (records from the Vendors, Craftspersons, and Contacts tables).

Teams may be based on work function, location, reporting structure, project, and so on. A team assignment may be for a specified amount of time -- say, four months for a project -- or may be permanent.

The Team Properties table (team_properties) stores the team name, seat ratio, function, description, and so on. The Team Members table (team) stores the team members -- the contacts, vendors, and employees who are assigned to a team.

A person can be a member of multiple teams.

In Archibus, teams are used in the following ways: