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Microsoft Viva series

Learn how to unblock deployment and drive adoption of Microsoft Viva within your organization! This interactive discussion series is led by Microsoft MVPs and provides guidance to get started with Viva.

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This series offers interactive discussions led by Microsoft MVPs. These professionals are experienced in assisting Microsoft’s diverse customers to unblock and drive the deployment and adoption of Viva across their organizations globally. Ask questions, share your insights, and learn from MVPs and other Viva customers in these interactive conversations.

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Leverage our adoption resource libraries – including adoption guides, templates, and trainings – to empower your organization with Viva.

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All Viva customers who have deployed at least one Viva app can self-nominate themselves or another Viva customer to join the Viva Customer Connection Program (VCCP). Click here to fill out the nomination form.

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Building tailored employee experiences with Microsoft Viva Connections and SharePoint Framework

Join this session to explore the extensibility opportunities with SPFx and how to start building an engaging user experience.

July 26 at 7 AM PT

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Getting started with Microsoft Viva past sessions
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May 31, 2023

Empathic leadership with Viva in Microsoft 365

CloudWay CEO and MVP Ståle Hansen has identified that too many employees use modern technology like Teams as they have always used email, transactional conversations in chat. Empathic leadership is to understand that working smart in Microsoft 365 needs to be taught and initiated by the leadership, Ståle calls it Digital Wellbeing and success can be measured by Microsoft Viva. Join this session to understand what it takes to practice empathic leadership in a modern workplace.

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May 3, 2023

A day in the life of a frontline worker and their manager

Frontline workers are often the forgotten employees when it comes to being empowered by digital transformation. Viva provides ways for your organisation's frontline workers to engage and collaborate with each other, connect with the organization, and learn where to get the right data and tools they need to be effective. This session will talk through how Viva can work along with the other frontline worker services from Microsoft to close the gap between digitally empowered knowledge workers and their frontline colleagues.

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April 26, 2023

Analytics and Viva: Engage and Amplify

Viva Engage and Viva Amplify are tools designed to enable cross-department communication and engagement, from leadership down and across your teams, but how do you know if your strategies for these tools are working? Join this Getting Started with Viva session to learn what native analytics exist across Viva Engage and Viva Amplify, and how they help you understand the success of your communications strategies. Then, learn what other signals Microsoft customers are looking for and how they get them to steer further communications engagements.

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March 14, 2023

Create a single destination for your learner's needs with Viva Learning

Understand where Viva Learning fits into the blended learning model for knowledge workers. Learn how to easily articulate the value proposition of Viva Learning and how it interacts with other learning technologies such as learning management systems and digital adoption platforms.

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February 7, 2023

Adaptive cards in Viva Connections

In this session, we'll explore the versatility of Adaptive Cards in Microsoft 365, focusing on how they can be leveraged in Viva Connections (and Outlook and Microsoft Teams) to create custom experiences and streamline workflows. We'll explore both low-code and pro-code solutions and demonstrate how they can be used to solve common use cases such as creating interactive forms, notifications, and more. Additionally, we'll present a decision framework to help determine when custom development is appropriate versus when low-code solutions can be used. This will include an examination of factors such as timeline, budget, technical requirements, and desired outcomes.

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January 31, 2023

Governance planning for Viva Connections: best practices for intranet governance

This session covers how to plan and deliver a governance framework for your intranet in Viva Connections, including practical advice, tips, best practices, and content to help you get started. At the end of this session, you will gain an understanding of governance concepts and a practical approach to plan and communicate governance expectations for end users for Viva Connections.

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January 24, 2023

Empowering Your Team's Meeting Management with Microsoft Viva Insights

In today's fast-paced business world, managing meetings effectively is crucial for the success of any organization. With the help of Microsoft Viva Insights, you can empower your team to work smarter, not harder. This powerful tool provides insights on meeting organization, participation, and follow-up, allowing you to identify areas for improvement and increase productivity. Say goodbye to disorganized and unproductive meetings, and hello to a more efficient and effective team. With Microsoft Viva Insights, you can take control of your meetings and drive your team towards success.

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January 10, 2023

Engage your communities with Viva

Curious about how to get started with Viva Engage? Engage your organization’s communities with Viva Engage and Connections. Understand how Viva Engage can be used in real-world scenarios to improve employee engagement and to create a culture of trust. Martina will show some real-world examples of how Leadership engagement can be triggered with new Viva Engage capabilities and solutions.

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November 1, 2022

How to implement Viva Connections and create your Viva dashboard

The Viva Connections Dashboard enables you to create a curated experience using Dashboard cards that give your employees access to their most critical content and tools. These cards are designed to enable quick task completion either by interacting with a card directly or by opening a quick view in the dashboard.

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October 18, 2022

Digital Wellbeing

Viva Insights has been created to improve productivity and wellbeing with data-driven, privacy-protected insights and recommendations all within Microsoft Teams.  View this session to appreciate that Digital Wellbeing is the HOW and using Viva Insights shows you WHY you need to change your culture and points to WHAT you need to do.

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October 11, 2022

Viva Suite and the importance of employee segmentation

In today’s world of communication and data overload, segmenting your employees is essential to ensuring the right people receive the communications they need to thrive on the job. Learn how to use Microsoft 365 data to segment your employees while remaining mindful of privacy concerns. Use segmentation to recruit your Viva business champions and develop target audiences for effective change management and communication campaigns.

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October 4, 2022

Viva Learning

Attend this session to learn how to structure Microsoft Learning Pathway, plan for implementing and managing Microsoft Viva Learning, and how this is all connected to Microsoft Teams. At the end of this session, attendees will have a clear understanding of how Microsoft Learning, with Microsoft Learning Pathway, brings learning collateral to employees in the flow of their work, what it takes to implement and structure a good learning hub, required roles, and what these roles need to learn and do.

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September 13, 2022

Communications for cultural transformation

This session aims for internal communicators, decision-makers, implementers, and influencers to discover simple adoption and change management steps they can take to improve employee engagement, employee experience, and thrive. 

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