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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 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. 

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. [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Scheduling Microsoft Teams Meetings

Over 500,000 organizations use Microsoft Teams as their primary messaging platform and Microsoft Teams meetings have become a daily occurrence. Whether it is an interview, a conference call, or catching up with a friend, virtual meetings are here to stay. With this comes the expectation [...]

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 [...]

Microsoft Viva Learning: your new study buddy

Whether you’re an expert in your field or have just switched professions or maybe you’re just a curious being, there are always more opportunities to learn. The great part about the world we live in today is the extreme innovation that is constantly taking place. As a result, there is an abundance of information shared across the internet [...]

Microsoft Viva Topics demystified

Artificial intelligence is taking over the world. Time to stop fearing SkyNet and embrace Johnny 5, friends! Whether we like it or not, the way business gets done is changing. According to Gartner, in the past four years, the number of businesses adopting artificial intelligence [...]

Microsoft Viva Connections: What is it, exactly?

One of the more obvious challenges presented by a remote work environment is the lack of social connection. It can be easy to feel isolated and disconnected when you’re working behind a screen all day alone in your living room. Having social connections has been [...]

Viva Insights: what is it and what are the benefits?

Every single day that you show up to work, whether virtually or in the office, you’re releasing data. And for better or for worse, technology usually captures this data. Your work patterns, habits, and tendencies are valuable insights that can be analyzed to improve the [...]

What is Microsoft Viva – the four modules explained

As an organization, you’re constantly looking for the best tools, processes, and applications available to better yourself and your employees. The employment world is all about employee experience and growth lately, after all! And in theory, this is a great concept. However, one issue is [...]

4 non-meeting related communication tips for Microsoft Teams

When you think about Microsoft Teams, the first thing that comes to mind is probably something along the lines of hosting meetings or chatting with co-workers – but there's so much more to it. Microsoft Teams promotes efficiency and productivity within your workspace through a variety of features – no meetings required!  Let’s take a [...]

Improve Your Remote Leadership with Microsoft Teams

Leadership is not always an easy skill to acquire. For some, it comes naturally but for many, it must be taught. The tricky part about leadership, however, is that remote leadership is completely different. A manager can't just walk by to get a quick update [...]

Team engagement in a remote environment using Microsoft Teams

We now know that we’re capable of working remotely, and I think it’s fair to say that we have gotten pretty used to it, whether we wanted to or not! It has been such a long time!  Seeing so many organizations adopt remote work simultaneously surely brought a lot of questions: are you [...]

Leverage Microsoft Forms during Teams Meetings

At this point, we’re all well aware of the struggles that arise when trying to ask a question during a large remote meeting. Either someone forgets to go off mute, there’s background noise or everyone starts talking at once – we’ve all been there. Microsoft Teams presents a much simpler option of asking a [...]

Why brand your virtual background in Microsoft Teams

These days practically everyone is connecting through virtual meetings. They provide the flexibility that so many people desire, even though we were slightly forced into it. However, some may say that despite all the benefits of virtual meetings, they still fall a little flat. They [...]

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