Zack and I have been working on intranets and collaboration environments for 15 years now, mainly on top of SharePoint. Over the last few years, and amplified by remote work requirements, we have seen the tipping point at our clients’ companies where individuals work in Microsoft Teams. We had already been using Microsoft Teams’ capabilities to embed an intranet within the interface, but in 2020 Microsoft released a native Viva Connections application. Learn more about Microsoft’s employee experience platform, Microsoft Viva, in this post.
The Viva Connections application has two pieces:
We are currently working with a beta client of Viva Connections, uncovering the benefits and watching the evolution live and first-hand. In this post, Zack and I will quickly discuss why you need Viva Connections and where you should pay your valuable attention to.
With the investments in Microsoft Viva, living in Teams is the future of Microsoft applications. We have already seen, using previous technologies, that adoption of an intranet increases when it is presented in Microsoft Teams. This means employees are receiving and reading news and company-wide updates. In the Microsoft’s employee experience platform, employees are connected to vision, strategy, and most importantly other employees during this prolonged period of hybrid work.
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