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Connect Your Team | Microsoft Places

“We need to recognize that the role of the office has changed and people come in for each other to rebuild team bonds. To make the office worth the commute, employees need a “why” and it turns out that “why” is each other” - Jared [...]

Merrier Meetings | Pop-out Shared Content in Teams

On the 10th day of Teams, Microsoft gave to thee.  A pop-out window in a Teams meeting!     Microsoft is constantly evolving the Teams platform, and one of the latest updates is truly a gift of productivity. The Pop-out feature now allows us to [...]

Corp Comm’s Little Helper | Viva Amplify

The best way to spread cheer is by Amplifying your message for all to hear!   Disseminating crucial information to your Team is no easy feat. Virtual communication faces many challenges — messages can be lost in translation, misunderstood, or not read at all. Leadership [...]

More Isn’t Always Merrier | Chat With Yourself

We've got some gifts we think you'll find quite grand,  to help guide you to Teams wonderland.  12 tips & tricks delivered with glee,  we'll help you use Teams most optimally.     Our topic for today is the "chat with yourself" feature on Microsoft [...]

Checking Your Pulse in 2023 | Viva Pulse

The holidays are a time to reconnect with loved ones and get a pulse on those we hold dear. But we could all be better at keeping in touch throughout the year. It's equally important to keep a pulse on your team. The Great Resignation [...]

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 [...]

Microsoft Adoption Score! What is it? 

Introducing Microsoft Adoption Score   The Microsoft Adoption Score gives you an instant glimpse into the communication and collaboration happening across an organization. Microsoft introduced the Adoption Score to help businesses understand how their digital transformation is currently doing while highlighting areas for improvement. It [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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