Holidays can be stressful | Destress with Viva Insights
We've got some gifts we think you'll find grand, to help guide you to Teams wonderland. 12 tips & tricks delivered with glee, we'll help you use Teams most optimally. To kick off our enlightening holiday series, we’re bringing practicality to well-being theories. We [...]
What Is Viva Sales and How Can It Transform Your Business?
Microsoft Viva—a platform built and designed for the hybrid era— empowers employees to interact, stay connected, and work toward common goals to ensure long-term success. Composed of modules for the masses spanning four key pillars (Connection, Insight, Purpose, and Growth), Viva is now adding modules [...]
What is Viva Amplify?
In today's quickly growing hybrid era, it can be quite challenging to not only be heard by others but also be truly listened to. While many of us feel like we're simply screaming into the void, finding the proper channels, messaging, and timing are essential [...]
Everything You Need to Know About People in Viva
Our teams are full of talent, and we're all working amongst people with skills we never knew they had. Does your developer have a knack for design, or is your Graphic Designer secretly an excel wiz? Tapping into that talent enigma is a challenge. So [...]
Power BI: What Is It?
Power BI throughout the years In 2006, Microsoft was exploring the idea of transforming data and how it could be used to enhance insights. Having been titled “Gemini”, this code-named project used SQL Server Analysis Services to create various reporting tools, as well as relational [...]
The New Microsoft Viva Pulse Module and What It Has to Offer
Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll with the release of several new Viva modules, however, Viva Pulse is probably one of the best modules to look forward to, and after this read, we’re sure you’ll add this release date to your calendar. Introducing Viva [...]
Data Analytics: Better Understanding Cybersecurity
A few months ago, you were worrying about your home’s security and finally bought one of those front-door cameras that connect to your phone through an app. Typically, you only receive a few notifications a day, usually when you or your family enter or exit [...]
The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft Forms
Microsoft Forms empowers all users with the tools they need to gather and review important insights, no matter their level of code-savviness. Here at Creospark, we’ve been Microsoft Forms fans from day 1 of the preview. We leverage the tool in nearly all departments and have found [...]
Microsoft Ignite’s Hybrid Office Recap
Microsoft Ignite 2022 was full of exciting updates and inspiring stories, leaving us with a lot to digest! If you didn't get the chance to attend or still reeling from information overload, put your worries aside because this recap will deliver you all the essential [...]
What is Power Automate?
As one of the five applications available in the Power Platform, Power Automate is the most widely used among our clients and team. It enables users to build flows that automatically complete the repetitive manual tasks they spend so much time on daily. From web [...]
Prevent Microsoft 365 Teams Sprawl
Microsoft Teams is an intuitive, user-friendly chat-based app within Microsoft 365 that makes digital collaboration a breeze. In fact, it’s so user-friendly that anyone can create a new Team and get a group of users working together in no time. While creative freedom seems promising, we’ve found this [...]
Microsoft Ignite 2022: Satya Nadella Keynote Takeaways
Microsoft Ignite sure has grown since its TechEd Florida days of the early 90s. The annual Microsoft conference usually lasts three to five days, and we look forward to every minute of it each year. It's where Microsoft unveils product roadmaps and its latest innovation. [...]
Microsoft Viva: Empowering Your Workforce in Economic Uncertainty Event Recap
The way we work has gone through massive changes in the past few years. Employees are placing a high value on work-life balance, and as a result, more organizations are adapting to a hybrid workplace model rather than a traditional one. Even though remote work [...]
The State of Microsoft Viva & the Digital Workspace | Webinar
Walk away with practical applications to configure and architect your Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Viva-empowered digital workspace.
Microsoft Ignite 2022: Creospark’s Session Picks
Registration for Microsoft Ignite 2022 is now available! The annual developer and IT conference for Microsoft will be held virtually and in-person from October 12th-14th. There are 818 sessions to assist you with discovering the newest technologies, gaining knowledge from industry experts, developing your talents, [...]
Which Personal Booking System is Right for You?
Did you know that professionals on average spend 5 hours per week trying to schedule meetings? Personal booking systems are here to help you reclaim your precious time! What are Personal Booking Systems? Personal Booking Systems are platforms that allow you to create and schedule [...]
Intro to Intranet Success Metrics
A lot of effort went into implementing, building, and preparing your digital workspace. Whether you’ve passed a development milestone or are ready to go live today, you’ve come a long way. The next step — measuring your digital workspace's success — requires the same amount of [...]
Accelerate Custom Power App Creation | Convert Figma Designs to Power Apps Automatically
The Viva Dashboard is one of Viva Connections' most powerful yet misunderstood components. The Dashboard pulls the tools your employees need in a quick and easily consumable dashboard that they can access in the office or on the go. Dynamic interactive dashboard cards allow employees to complete simple tasks or review critical data right in the flow of their work.
Viva Goals and the Employee Experience—What You Need to Know
Microsoft Viva—dedicated to the employee experience—delivers education, critical company information, and insights right in the flow of work. Now, they're adding a new application to the suite that helps teams achieve their goals more efficiently. Viva Goals’ foundation embraces the OKR framework helping companies align [...]
Microsoft 365 and Office 365 Enterprise: Which plan is best for you?
Choosing a Microsoft plan can be overwhelming. With so many features available it can be daunting to decide which plan has the right mix for our team’s needs. With this post, you’ll be able to clearly identify which plan is the right fit for you! [...]