Microsoft Viva Topics enables users to put knowledge to use by surfacing expertise in the daily-use apps they use. With built-in security and compliance capabilities, Viva Topics seamlessly arrange data across apps and teams.
Essential aspects of Microsoft Viva Topics
- Automatically identify topics.
- Find related topics.
- Automatically build topic pages.
- Curate topics.
- Topic highlights.
- Find topics anywhere.
Following are the 6 Pillars of Microsoft Viva.
Microsoft Viva Connections
A framework called Viva Connections allows you to integrate your intranet with Microsoft Teams. In Teams, this is essentially the “Home App.” Viva Connections is completely free! All Microsoft 365 users can get Viva Connections as part of their existing Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online licence. If a person has SharePoint Online access, Viva Connections will be available at no extra cost.
Microsoft Viva Topics
Microsoft Viva Topics enables people to put their expertise to use by surfacing expertise in the programmes they use every day. With built-in security and compliance capabilities, Viva Topics intelligently organises content across apps and teams.
Microsoft Viva Learning
Through employee training, Microsoft Viva Learning enables individuals to improve themselves naturally and without disturbances. It promotes a growth culture that allows people to reach their full potential.
Microsoft Viva Learning is a customized learning app within Microsoft Teams that can be completely integrated with an established Learning management system.
Microsoft Viva Insights
People can improve their well-being and increase organizational resilience using daily-used apps.
According to Microsoft Viva Insights: Insights for business leaders
Utilize insights and suggestions backed by data and research to address critical issues with resilience and workplace culture and develop better work habits.
Insights for managers
Recognize the habits that contribute to stress and burnout, such as collaboration overload and limited focus time.
A goal-setting and management tool called Microsoft Viva Goals helps teams align with your company’s key priority areas to produce results and grow your company. Through “Objectives and Key Results,” Viva Goals enables individuals and businesses to organize and track their goals (OKRs).
The most recent update to Microsoft’s Viva employee-experience platform is Viva Engage. Microsoft describes Viva Engage as a social application with a foundation in the Teams app for Communities.
You might think of Viva Engage as the digital version of brief interactions or water cooler moments. Although you still chat with your closest coworkers frequently, you are less willing to do so with members of other teams.
Key features of Viva Engage
- There are news feeds, profiles, the ability to publish photographs and videos, and all the other elements you would expect from a social media platform in Viva Engage.
- Users receive a profile page identical to that on Facebook, where they may publish status updates, images, and videos, much like on other social networks.
- The fundamental components of Viva Engage are storylines and stories that unite colleagues and allow them to share their ideas, information, and experiences through chat, photographs, and videos.
- Viva Engage emphasizes video because it allows you to express yourself in your voice and capture much richer body language and signals.
- The app also includes community groups where you can connect with people from your company who share common interests.
- Viva Engage allows you to stay in touch with your colleagues without following each other on social media platforms.
What are the benefits of Viva Engage?
The objective of Viva Engage is to re-engage employees in their workplace and connect teams using Microsoft 365 apps. It’s simpler than ever to stay connected and engaged, whether working from home, in the office, or out in the field.
The following are some benefits of Viva Engage:
- Facilitates remote working
- Strengthens team bond
- Enables self-expression
What are all the storylines in Viva Engage?
Viva Engage allows people to interact at a job in a more casual, friendly manner than is possible solely through our work. For companies, it’s a way of shaping culture and connecting their workforce. Viva Engage offers an innovative way for team members to feel a part of a community, discuss their work and points of view, and strengthen connections with colleagues.
Is Viva Engage a replacement for Yammer?
While Yammer will be replaced in Microsoft Teams, it will continue to be available through web and native Yammer mobile applications. Viva Engage is designed to improve the experience of Yammer Communities in Teams by introducing new capabilities for connecting people and assisting them in finding a sense of connection at work.
What license is required?
An organization needs a Yammer license to use Viva Engage. Therefore, most Microsoft 365 users can access Viva Engage without paying additional fees.
When will Microsoft Viva Engage become available?
In late August of 2022. The new Engage tab, which will replace the existing Communities section, will be available for all versions of Microsoft Teams, including web apps, desktop clients, and mobile apps, beginning in late August.