Microsoft’s 15 Top Announcements At Ignite Fall 2021
Wade Tyler Millward
The company used its virtual conference to unveil new security offerings and features, enhancements to the Azure cloud platform and new features in Teams.
Viva Availability Expands
The Microsoft Viva employee experience platform is now available for all users, featuring four modules: Connections, Insights, Topics and Learning.
Teams integrations with Viva include users can add cards for approvals, shifts and tasks into the Viva Connections dashboard. All four modules of the Viva employee experience platform -- are now generally available, according to Microsoft.
The Viva Insights app for Teams will allow users to connect with colleagues, recognize accomplishments, track tasks and “explore personal habits that impact team culture,” according to Microsoft. The app will also give meeting organizers suggestions on improving habits.
Teams users will soon have the ability to add Viva Topics to chats and channels to share informational pages created and updated by artificial intelligence. Viva Learning is available to all Teams desktop and mobile users. Teams users can even add a curated set of learning resources to a channel as a tab, according to Microsoft.