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Meet Eskimo.

Eskimo lets you create Shared Team Folders in Google Drive, owned by your Team Account.

Shared Team Folders in Drive

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Whats the Problem Anyway?

Do you have Google Drive Team accounts? Accounts associated with Teams within your organization serve as a great place to organize your files. However, they don’t always have ownership of the files placed in their hierarchy. This can lead to missing files and poor organization, especially if someone leaves the Team. 

Take Ownership of Your Files.

Enter Eskimo. Eskimo makes managing your Team Shared Drive folders easy. With just a few clicks, you can setup folders that take ownership of any files in them. Setup is quick and painless; with just a few quick steps, you’ll be on your way to setting up Team Folders. 

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First, Get Setup

To use Eskimo, we recommend having a Team account setup. We consider a Team account to be a managed account, not necessarily assigned to a particular person. This account will end up owning your Team files, so it just makes sense.

Next, Get Configured

Once you’ve got your Team account setup, you’ll need to create the top level folders you’d like to share with your team. You might have these already setup, but it’s worth noting you’ll need them.  Then, launch the Eskimo App. You’ll be asked to select folders to apply ownership to, so be sure to select the right ones.

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Finally, Share Your Folders

Now that you’ve setup your folder structure and selected the folders in the Eskimo App, you’re ready to start sharing. Feel free to share these folders however you’d like. As your Team members create and put files in these folders (and their subfolders), the ownership of each file will be changed to the Team Account.