What’s new for Microsoft Viva – April 2023

As we move further into 2023, Microsoft Viva has been making headlines with its latest updates and features. It has been a busy month for Viva Goals, Viva Connections, and Viva Topics, which have all received significant enhancements and improvements.

These updates promise to provide employees with more seamless and engaging experiences, as well as enable organizations to better track and achieve their goals. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the latest updates for Microsoft Viva and explore how they can benefit both employees and organizations alike.

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Streamline employee experience: How to choose the default landing experience for Viva Connections desktop

As businesses continue to adapt to new work environments and employee needs, optimizing the digital workspace has become more important than ever. Microsoft Viva Connections Desktop is a valuable tool for creating a centralized, customizable hub for employee communication, collaboration, and access to key resources.

One of the key decisions when implementing Viva Connections Desktop is choosing the default landing experience. In this blog post, I’m providing the instructions to set the new Viva Connections experience or the old one based on SharePoint home sites.

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What’s new for Microsoft Viva – March 2023

Welcome to the latest update on Microsoft Viva, the innovative employee experience platform that is designed to help organizations enhance employee engagement, productivity, and well-being. During March 2023, Microsoft Viva has received several exciting updates to further improve its capabilities and functionalities.

These updates reflect Microsoft’s commitment to delivering an exceptional employee experience by leveraging the power of technology and data. In this blog post, we will explore some of the key updates that Microsoft Viva has rolled out in March 2023, and how they can benefit organizations and their employees.

From enhancing collaboration and communication to promoting employee well-being and engagement, the new features and improvements in Microsoft Viva have something for everyone. So, let’s dive in and explore the latest updates that Microsoft Viva has to offer!

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What’s new for Microsoft Viva – February 2023

February 2023 will be forever remembered as the month Viva Engage replaced Yammer 😄 with a lot of announcements being made Viva Engage, Viva Topics and Viva Learning were the application that received more innovations.

To learn about everything announced for Microsoft Viva in the last 28 days, check out the details of this article.

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What’s new for Microsoft Viva – January 2023

The first month of 2023 is gone and during January we’ve seen a lot of announcements for Microsoft Viva applications being made.

There were a lot of posts made about Viva Engage and Viva Goals, to learn more about everything new in Microsoft Viva with more detail, check out the details of this article.

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What’s new for Microsoft Viva – December 2022

In 2022 Microsoft Viva has received a lot of new applications and features, and in the last month of the year we had a quite a few announcements for Viva Insights, but there was also a updates for Viva Connections, Viva Goals and more.

Check out the details of this article to know everything landing to the Microsoft employee experience suite in the beginning of 2023.

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What’s new for Microsoft Viva – November 2022

It’s the last day of the month and it’s time to resume all the updates and new features announced for Microsoft Viva during November 2022. This month we got updates for Administrators managing the Viva suite, new layouts for Viva Connections, Stories for Viva Engage, an improved experience for Viva Topics and more…

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Create a focus plan using Microsoft Teams and Viva Insights

The daily meetings, chat conversations and email can leave you without time to focus on your individual work. While collaboration is key for success in the modern work environments, sometimes you also need to stop it for a while so you can stay focused on your own tasks.

According to a study it takes up to 23 minutes to recover from a distraction at work. The focus plan included in the Microsoft Viva Insights will help you to control the unwanted interruptions during your day, by blocking focus time in your calendar and by turning off all Microsoft Teams notifications.

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How to use Viva Insights Virtual Commute to wrap-up your day when working with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Viva Insights was designed to help you to better manage your workday and to keep a balance between your personal and work life.

Viva Insights Virtual Commute will remind you that is time to wrap up your day showing you a list of things that you still have to do and a resume of what will happen in the next one.

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How to schedule focus time from Microsoft Viva Insights

Microsoft Viva Insights helps you to keep the balance between your work and personal life while at the same time gives you valuable tools that will help you to thrive in the hyper connected modern world of work.

Being always connected and available to others even when working remotely can easily ruin your daily productivity, to prevent it from happening Microsoft Viva Insights allows you to schedule focus time just for you directly from Microsoft Teams.

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I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.