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Microsoft Viva

Employee communications and communities

Keep every employee connected and informed with a branded company app, precise communications, targeted campaigns, and rich analytics. Include everyone and make it easy to share and contribute with employee communities.

Modernize how you communicate and engage

Energize your workforce by creating spaces for conversations, company news, and shared interests.

  • Engage everyone, everywhere

    Keep everyone in the flow of work and connected from wherever they are with a branded employee communications app.

    Encourage employees to contribute ideas and share views

    Create a workplace where everyone’s ideas and voices matter, and give employees the flexibility to engage from anywhere.

    Create an inclusive workplace

    Make it easy to build relationships across the organization to cultivate a dynamic, engaged workforce that grows and learns together.

    Rally everyone around vision, mission, and priorities

    Create a workspace that can evolve and grow with modern storytelling tools, all while celebrating company values and identity.

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  • Encourage employees to contribute ideas and share views

    Empower and include everyone using employee communities and social tools that make it easy to share, express, and contribute.

    Create and join employee communities

    Connect with coworkers in communities built around interests, job types, departments, and everything else.

    Share and discover knowledge

    Encourage open sharing and exchange of ideas, answers, and best practices.

    Share your unique voice

    Use Viva Engage to express yourself and connect with people who share your interests.

    Foster open dialogue

    Facilitate conversations between leadership and employees across your organization to create an environment where everyone thrives.

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  • Create, plan, publish, and measure your entire campaign from a single space

    Collaborate with everyone on the team to write messages, publish, and drive engagement for your entire campaign.

    Easily create and plan content with collaborators

    Plan objectives and key messages, track approvals, and schedule publishing.

    Reach employees where they work

    Create content once, automatically reformat it, and send it to different channels, such as Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, or Viva Engage.

    View analytics in one place, no matter the channel

    See unique and total views, comments, and promotions—broken down by channel and audience.

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Cost and benefit analysis

Discover the Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Viva

Learn about the potential 327 percent total return on investment, with payback in less than six months.1

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Get started with employee communications and communities

  • E-book

    Four Ways Companies Have Used Microsoft Viva to Address the Changing Needs of Employees

    Learn how to use employee experience platforms to create a holistic employee experience.

  • E-book

    The ROI of Employee Experience Technology

    Learn three ways a strong company culture drives business success and see how to improve your employee experience with Viva.

  • Article

    The New Performance Equation in the Age of AI

    New research shows that employee engagement matters to the bottom line, especially amid economic uncertainty.

Viva solutions at work

Highlighting important news

"The number of people going to the home site, the average time they spend there, and the frequency with which they visit have all gone through the roof since launching Viva Connections."

- Sarah Haase, Principal Product Manager for Collaboration, U.S. Bank

Bringing dispersed employees together

"With Viva Engage, you can always take a peek at what’s happening across the company, and it’s a lot easier for engaged employees to find each other. This helps bring new ideas to life a lot faster throughout the company than before."

- David Konrad Abramowski Aurtande, Lead Employee Engagement and Hybrid Work, Orkla

Strengthening engagement and productivity

"We’re using Viva to make life easier for our employees. Now they can go to one place to get the information they need—and it’s at their fingertips, whether they are in the office or on the go."

- Wendy Sherwood, Vice President of Corporate Communications, CBRE

Supporting innovation

"Launching Viva Connections and making it available in Teams means we can now provide improved access to knowledge."

- Bruce Sánchez, Global Lead, Sales Learning and Development Technology, Dell Technologies

Engaging digital and frontline employees

"Our active engagement has increased dramatically right across our employee population, from the low 70s up to 86 percent—all since we adopted Viva Connections."

- Louise Cail, Chief Human Resources Officer, Etex

Improving the digital experience for employees

"Microsoft Viva has helped Carlsberg create a better digital experience for our employees because it’s in our pocket now."

- Emily D’Alterio, Communications Manager, Carlsberg Group

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Viva plans and pricing

Microsoft Viva in Microsoft 365


Microsoft Viva Employee Communications and Communities

Originally starting from $2.00 now starting from $2.00

$2.00 $2.00


(Annual commitment)

  • All the employee experience features included in Microsoft 365, plus:

  • Support for multiple instances of Viva Connections2

  • Leadership corner to foster open dialog across your organization

  • Answers in Viva to discover and crowdsource knowledge

  • Advanced storylines to post on behalf of another user and amplify important topics

  • Centralized campaign management for multichannel publishing3

  • Campaign reporting and analytics3

Microsoft Viva Suite

Originally starting from $12.00 now starting from $12.00

$12.00 $12.00


(Annual commitment)

  • Everything in Viva Employee Communications and Communities, plus:

  • Manager and leader insights in Viva Insights

  • Organization-wide surveys to better understand the voice of the employee with Viva Glint

  • Quick surveys to help managers seek and act on feedback with Viva Pulse3

  • Goal-setting and management tools with Viva Goals

  • Learning recommendations, progress tracking, and partner integrations in Viva Learning3

Getting started

Get in touch with Sales

Connect with an expert to learn what Viva can do for your business.

  • Learn more about Viva Connections

    Create a company-branded destination where employees can explore news, join conversations, and connect with others across the organization.

  • Learn more about Viva Engage

    Connect everyone at your organization through employee communities and conversations.

  • Learn more about Viva Amplify

    Manage employee-facing campaigns from one convenient location with multichannel publishing and analytics.

  • [1] The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Viva, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft, September 2022. Through eight customer interviews and data aggregation, Forrester concluded that Viva has the above projected three-year financial impact based on a composite organization with 7,000 employees and $2 billion in annual revenue. As of October 2023, some Microsoft 365 and Office 365 suites no longer include Microsoft Teams.
  • [2] Microsoft Teams license required.
  • [3] Microsoft Teams-integrated features require a Teams license to enable but can be used without Teams via web or other in-app experiences.

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