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Viva Explorers Community Day (Manchester, UK)

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Viva Explorers Community Day (Manchester, UK)


“Flexible work is here to stay. Many Leaders are out of touch with employees and need a wake-up call. High productivity is masking an exhausted workforce.” Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft.

Many organisations still assume Teams is the same as SfB with remote meetings, chat, and telephony. Many have not enabled Team Channels, where you find deep project collaboration driving productivity. The Viva Suite gives you so much more value for your business.

Microsoft responded in Feb 2021, announcing Microsoft Viva, reimagined, cost-effective modules with AI and machine learning. Cross-business integrated solutions delivered through Teams spanning Viva Insights (employee analytics), Viva Connections (flexible & intelligent intranet), Viva Learning (upskilling and personal growth), Viva Topics (curating knowledge), and a lot more to come. At the time of writing, seven modules are globally accessible.

People are the heart and soul of every digitalisation project and need to be front of mind working in a Hybrid workplace. Meet the Viva Explorers, 30+ passionate MVPs from around the globe are sharing the what, the why, and the how of the Viva Suite and drawing on diverse origins to influence a serendipitous employee-centric technology movement, enabling a modern, empathic, enthusiastic workforce mindset!

Join us for our first in-person event supported by Microsoft Global Community Initiative on Saturday, 12 November 2022, in Manchester, UK.

09:30 Welcome from Microsoft Global Community Initiative - Mark Furr
09:45 Turn a Rubik Cube into Viva - Lesley Crook MVP
10:00 The Graph in relation to Viva Suite - Simon Doy
10:30 Nurture culture with Viva Engage - Pete Johns & Lesley Crook MVP
11:00 Break
11:15 Viva Connections for news and views - Kat Beedim MVP
11:45 On the job Viva Learning - Jack Fisher
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Feed on knowledge harvested with Viva Topics - Sara Fennah MVP MCT & RD & Kevin McDonnell MVP
13:30 Just in time data with Viva Insights - Chirag Patel MVP MCT & Kevin McDonnell MVP
14:00 Governance & Compliance Viva implications - Nikki Chapple MVP
14:30 Break
14:45 Set OKRs in Viva Goals - Kevin McDonnell MVP & Simon Doy
15:15 Viva Customer Success from Microsoft - Al Eardley
15:45 Panel Discussion
16.30 Close

This event is not just for IT Pros, please invite your Comms and HR business partners.

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