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Microsoft Viva explained. All you need to know about Microsoft Viva.

Microsoft Viva explained: everything you need to know about Microsoft Viva, plus videos, useful links and more...

What is Microsoft Viva Engage and does it replace Yammer?

Microsoft Viva Engage is part of the Microsoft Viva employee experience platform and was launched on 19 July 2022 at Microsoft Inspire.

Topics covered in this blog:

All you need to know about Microsoft Viva Goals

In May Microsoft announced the addition of a new module for business goal setting and management to the Microsoft Viva suite. The point of Microsoft Viva Goals, Microsoft says, is to provide “the missing link between employee experience and business outcomes” through clear, consistent business goal setting. 

In this blog: 

How to Exclude Suggested Viva Topics

The amazing thing about Microsoft Viva Topics is how well the AI engine is able to discover and group together lots of content from across your SharePoint Online estate. It is really quite phenomenal to see Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing in action like this and we're getting the same positive and excited reaction from our clients who are using Viva Topics.

Viva Learning - quick intro

Excited about Microsoft Viva Learning?

You may have just seen Microsoft's General Availability announcements about Viva Learning - or perhaps you're simply wondering what Viva Learning is?

Microsoft Teams & Viva: the new central hub for company culture and employee wellbeing

The current rate of Microsoft Teams adoption is monumental. This trend has been excelling for the last few years. Statistics show staggering rises, for example between 2019 and Q2 2021 the number of Microsoft Teams users jumped from 20 million to 145 million.

5 ways to enhance employee experience and improve intranet engagement

Digital working practices are now a fundamental aspect of most people’s working lives. The reliance on intranets and digital workplace software has increased tremendously during the pandemic. The likes of Microsoft have seen a huge uptake of digital workplace software (Microsoft 365) as businesses look to technology to keep employees connected. 

Why is focus shifting to Employee Experience Platforms?

The aim of an employee experience platform is to help employees bring about balance to their working lives. The modern working life is becoming increasingly digitalised. This has many benefits including more flexibility and convenience within the working day.

Microsoft Teams Connect announced

Not to be confused with Atlas Connect, which since Atlas 2.1 has changed name to Atlas ConneX, Microsoft Teams Connect has been announced at Microsoft Inspire 2021 conference to help organisations collaborate seamlessly with customers, partners, suppliers or other external parties through shared channels.

More about Microsoft Viva Connections and why you should use it?

 Microsoft Viva Connections is available for free to Microsoft 365 Enterprise users.