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Viva Engage: What Is It?

Microsoft Viva is Microsoft 365's Employee Experience Platform with a goal to unite communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights in the flow of work. Viva modules are accessed through Teams so that employees are encouraged to be their best selves from anywhere! The latest module [...]

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 [...]

Viva Dashboard | What is it? How to use it. How to make it your own.

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. 

Office 365: Business or Enterprise?

Microsoft 365, formerly known as Office 365, is an all-in-one package of work-related applications and services. As a cloud-based model, it lets participants use a variety of tools and features to improve their organization’s productivity.  Microsoft 365 has three plans: Microsoft 365, Microsoft 365 Business, [...]

Microsoft Teams Essential vs Microsoft 365 

How do I know which Microsoft product is right for my organization?   With different, yet similar products like Microsoft Teams (free), Microsoft Teams Essential, Microsoft 365 Business, and Microsoft 365 Enterprise, it’s no wonder we can get lost in deciding which product is right for us. [...]

Tighten Your Security with Microsoft 365

After a stressful day, Evan, your employee, opens his email inbox.  Another email from work, and so late? Great.  He opens the email, and it's from your IT colleague, asking him to click the link in the email. Something about it looks a bit off... [...]

Microsoft 365 Conference confirms we’re better together

Our combined team’s recent trip to Vegas for the Microsoft 365 Conference 2022 was a time for community, enlightenment, and celebration. The conference served as a reminder that Microsoft continues to be future-forward and innovative. As PixelMill’s Eric Overfield points out, “that’s where we need them to [...]

Setting up your first Virtual Agent

What is a Virtual Agent?  Having a Virtual Agent on your website or intranet is the closest thing to replicating the experience of greeting your customers when they walk into your store. Virtual Agents are chatbots that can answer questions from your customers, employees, or [...]

The Microsoft 365 Conference

The Microsoft 365 Conference welcomes you back to the community, the learning, and the celebration. We invite you to come to Las Vegas for the largest, in-person gathering of the Microsoft community in the world. The conference embraces Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Sharepoint and Microsoft Power Platform. You’ll meet peers from around the world to share knowledge and experience, and you’ll be guided by dozens of Microsoft product team members and industry experts as you learn what you need to create the inclusive, hybrid workplace of the future. You’ll discover what’s new from Microsoft executives including Jeff Teper and Charles Lamanna. You’ll dive deep into Viva, Teams, SharePoint, Power Platform, Outlook, Yammer and more with Microsoft's product leaders including Karuana Gatimu, Naomi Moneypenny, Mark Kashman and Dan Holme. And you’ll gain real-world insights from Microsoft MVPs, experts and customers. No other event offers the breadth, the depth, and the practical, real-world guidance you’ll find at the Microsoft 365 Conference.

Multifactor Authentication: What You Need To Know

Why should we care about Cybersecurity? The importance of digital security in organizations cannot be emphasized enough in 2022. In order to stay proactive, today’s companies should take steps to protect their information from data breaches, unauthorized access, and other security threats to their business. [...]

Setting up your design space in PowerPoint

PowerPoint design and presentations have been a major part of most of our work lives for quite some time now. However, not everyone is leveraging this powerful corporate presentation tool to its fullest. For designers, it's often a frustrating environment, where Photoshop and other Adobe [...]

How to Invite Hotmail and Gmail Users to a Microsoft Teams Meeting

Working remotely has been such a pleasure, right? Telecommuting as a concept has had a positive impact on the business environment, allowing organizations and their employees to be productive in remote locations. While the benefits of telecommuting are unprecedented and significant, working remotely has also [...]

SharePoint Syntex – features and elements explained

SharePoint has been around for many years. Since 2001! It is still a fan-favourite content management platform, first on-premises then in the cloud. According to Microsoft, as of July 2017 SharePoint had 190 million users across 200,000 customer organizations. Just as the rest of the [...]

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