Microsoft's Viva Aims to Make Remote Work Easier
PC Magazine|March 2021
While many companies are still mastering the art of working from home, Microsoft recently introduced its virtual solution: The Viva employee experience platform helps folks learn, grow, and thrive, even from their kitchen tables. Powered by Microsoft 365 and Teams, Viva makes it easy for customers to merge existing systems and tools with fresh features for a more accessible, discoverable workplace.
STEPHANIE MLOT

“We have participated in the largest at-scale remote work experiment the world has seen, and it has had a dramatic impact on the employee experience,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a statement. “Viva brings together everything an employee needs to be successful, from day one, in a single, integrated experience directly in Teams.” At launch, Viva includes four modules, with more on the way.

VIVA CONNECTIONS

A majority of people feel less connected to their teammates since lockdown began—a problem no amount of daily Zoom meetings can fix. Accessed via Microsoft Teams, Viva Connections provides a single entry point for employee engagement and chit-chat.

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