My Teams and Viva Blog


The purpose of this Blog is to share information and content to try and help others. All my posts are based upon my personal efforts and should be accurate at time of publication. However, as Microsoft Teams and Viva are rapidly developing services, be sure to keep up to date with the corporate blogs and documentation. I’ll also try to avoid re-hashing marketing announcements as there are plenty of other sources for these. I hope you find some of my posts useful.

Be sure to check out the posts in the CY archives!


  • Viva Engage: Storylines & Stories
    There are loads of ways Viva Engage can be leveraged. The short video below outlines how a business leader can use Viva Engage to reach and share perspectives with their followers.
  • Viva Goals: Microsoft Planner Integration
    There are loads of task based use cases that this new integration supports and this new feature is another example of how different tools from the Microsoft 365 stack can be leveraged to operationally support an organisation’s OKR (Objectives and Key Results) usage.
  • Viva Learning: SharePoint Content
    In addition to 3rd party content, Viva Learning also allows an organisation to surface its own training material that’s housed in one or more SharePoint folders.
  • Viva Goals: OKR Lifecycle
    In the video below, I show a simplified OKR lifecycle that demonstrates the creation of an organisational level Objective, a child Key Result, a “Check In” and closure of the OKR upon its completion.
  • Viva Goals Integrations
    Viva Goals is a key module within Microsoft’s Employee Experience platform. It is a goal setting tool that allows the organisation, teams and individuals to use Objective and Key Results (OKRs) to deliver business results aligned to their company mission and strategy. Viva Goals provides an administrative web portal and can also be surfaced within … Continue reading Viva Goals Integrations

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