Our current implementation of SBS does not permit creation of groups. We are exploring the impact of offering groups as an alternative space to communities for teams wishing private spaces. Interested in those that have experiences with both. Specific issues?
Questions. Questions. Partial or full answers are very much appreciated. S.
Gia Lyon's series on her blog covers all the major points pretty well.
Personally, I think some use of organizational spaces is a good thing, though I agree with Gia's advice that you have to have good ownership/leadership for these communities especially.