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5 Ways in Which Microsoft Viva Can Help Your Businesses
What is the most valuable resource a business can have? It’s your team. You can have limited financial resources, or operate in a challenging or volatile market, but if you have a group of dedicated and motivated people running your business then you have the guarantee of success. So, if you want to explore newer opportunities and power the growth of your business, then you need to manage your human resources well.
Employee demands have changed over the years. Today, your team members want a more holistic experience from their workplace. They want to feel valued and that too, not just from a financial perspective. So, how do you, as a business manager, give the desired experience to your team? Simple – with the help of Microsoft Viva.
What is Microsoft Viva?
Microsoft Viva is a comprehensive employee experience platform designed by Microsoft to give organizations with a range of tools and services to support the wellbeing, productivity, and engagement of their employee.
It is built on the Microsoft Teams platform and integrates seamlessly with other Microsoft platforms like SharePoint, Outlook, and OneDrive.
Microsoft Viva contains the following main modules:
Viva Connections: This allows you to build a central information hub for employees, complete with your business branding. Your team members would be able to access company news, announcements, and other information resources.
Viva Insights: A set of tools which provides personalized insights and guidance to help individual members of your team improve their wellbeing and productivity.
Viva Learning: This is a learning management system that enables employees to access a wide range of learning resources, including online courses, training courses and other education content. You can create the content yourself or refer the user to content on external websites.
Viva Topics: A knowledge management system, powered by AI (Artificial Intelligence) that helps to surface and organize relevant content from across your organization. This makes it easier for your team members to find the information they need for their work.
How Does Microsoft Viva Help Your Business?
Microsoft Viva aims to enhance the productivity of your team by motivating individual member, instill the spirit of teamwork and align their personal objectives with the goals of the company. Here are five specific ways in which Microsoft Viva can help your business.
Promote Employee Engagement: Engaging with your team members in an effective way is a challenge nowadays, especially for businesses working with remote teams. Microsoft Viva allows you to engage with and motivate your employees by providing them with personalized news, and training resources.
You can also make your employee feel more valued by recognizing their efforts with rewards and recognition programs.
Better Learning and Development: Microsoft Viva helps you to develop and impart training to your team members at various levels of the organization. This not only helps you to onboard new employees, but also help existing team members to learn new skills and ensure their personal growth as well as the growth of your business.
More Productive Collaboration: Microsoft Viva Connections provides your business with a personalized and branded digital destination that enables your employees to stay informed about the latest updates, connect with their colleagues and access the right set of tools and resources. This helps them to collaborate with other members and get work done faster and with ease.
Wellness and well-being: Microsoft Viva also allow to be attentive to the individual wellbeing of the employee. With Viva Insights, you can provide your team members with personalized insights and guidance on how to manage their work-life balance and become a more productive and happier member of your team.
Improve Compliance and Security: With Microsoft Viva Topics, you get a knowledge management solution that will help you to ensure and security. You will be able to provide your team members with the most up-to-date policies, SOP documents and regulations related to their work.
These are only some of the possible ways in which Microsoft Viva can help your business. Contact our team today and discover more exciting and effective ways in which Microsoft Viva can help your specific business.
How to Get Started with Microsoft Viva?
Getting started with Microsoft Viva is easy. Here are steps that you need to follow for to implements Microsoft Viva for your organization.
Get a Microsoft 365 Subscription: The first thing that you need to do is to check whether you already have a Microsoft 365 subscription. Currently, Microsoft Viva is available as an add-on to Microsoft 365. If you don’t have an active subscription, then you would need to get one before you can proceed to the next stage of the implementation.
Review the Modules: As said before, the platform has 4 modules. It is important that you review all the modules and how they are can individually help your organization. This will be able to help you choose the right modules and develop a strategy that you can implement.
Enable the Modules: At this stage, you would need to enable the Microsoft Viva modules for your organization. You can take the help of a professional consultant to help you do that. Once you have enabled them, you can access the modules from the Microsoft Teams app.
Understand the Modules: You can start using the modules at this stage. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the modules. If you have hired a consultant, then they would offer you all the required training and support that would help you and your team members utilize the platform to its fullest potential.
Why do You Need to Hire a consultant?
Hiring a professional, Microsoft certified consultant will make the process of implementing Microsoft easier for you. Evolvous is a Microsoft Gold certified consultant helping you with the following:
Assessing your organization requirements.
Planning for the implementation of Microsoft Viva
Providing complete training and support
Guidance on the best practices.
Integrating Viva with SharePoint and other Microsoft Enterprise products
Contact our team today and discover how we can help you utilize the potential of Microsoft Viva to power the growth of your business.