Workplace collaboration tools like Slack and MS Teams have become ubiquitous in many organizations. However, they also present unique challenges for data governance and ediscovery in the event of litigation. To avoid potential legal issues and fines, it is crucial to have a tailored retention policy, acceptable use policy, and employee training in place. Moreover, during litigation, having a well-defined ESI protocol and aligning with experts who understand the specific platform being used is important. This article will explore collaboration data best practices before, during, and after litigation, as well as tips for choosing legal technology solutions and organizational collaboration tools.