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Microsoft Viva Engage

Connect everyone at your organization through employee communities and conversations using Viva Engage, a Microsoft Teams app powered by Yammer.

Build meaningful relationships at work

Give employees a place to connect, express themselves, and find belonging.

  • Find and join communities in Viva Engage

    Create and join employee communities

    Connect with coworkers in communities built around interests, job types, departments, and everything else to find your belonging at work.

    Post and pin announcements

    Share at scale

    Keep everyone informed and engaged across web and mobile with a variety of announcement types that notify people and reach them where they are.

    Start a variety of conversation types

    Participate in open conversations

    Join the discussion, @mention coworkers, pin conversations, and build dialogue across teams and departments.

    Find insights about community or conversation engagement

    Understand engagement in your network

    Get detailed insights into every community, event, and conversation to measure activity and engagement and take action.

    Host and attend virtual events in Viva Engage

    Host and attend virtual events

    Bring leaders and employees together for townhalls and virtual events that include video, Q&A, and meaningful conversations.

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  • Ask questions and exchange ideas.

    Share and discover knowledge

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

    Post questions and crowdsource solutions

    Find answers to your questions

    Chase down experts and answers within your organization by posting and pinning questions.

    Mark a best answer

    Bring in answers from around the community

    Upvote replies and mark best answers to crowdsource solutions and help everyone learn.

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  • Discover and share posts and stories

    Share your unique voice

    Use Viva Engage to share what you’re passionate about and connect with people who share your interests.

    Create and find storyline posts.

    Create posts that highlight your work

    Grow your personal network, build your brand, and amplify your impact by sharing your perspective, or find storyline posts from interesting people.

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    Pull people into the moment with short videos

    Create, upload, and share stories and follow stories from your leaders and coworkers using familiar social tools.

    Find belonging at work.

    Help ensure that every voice is heard

    Ask questions, participate in polls, praise colleagues, and vote on answers.

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See Viva Engage in action

Watch how Viva Engage connects employees and empowers everybody to contribute and express themselves.

Viva Engage features

Included in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 plans for enterprise.

Announcements

Keep everyone informed and engaged wherever they are with announcements and notifications across web and mobile apps.

Stories and storylines

Create, upload, and share stories. Follow stories from leaders and coworkers using familiar social tools.

Questions and answers

Help employees learn by posting and pinning questions, upvoting replies, and marking best answers to crowdsource solutions.

Analytics

Get detailed insights into every community, event, and conversation to measure activity and engagement and take action.

Conversations

Join the discussion, @mention coworkers, pin conversations, and build dialogue across teams and departments.

Virtual events

Bring leaders and employees together for townhalls and virtual events that include video, Q&A, and meaningful conversations.

Topics

Create and follow #topics or reach out to experts with @mentions. Help employees to find relevant content from learning providers and company resources.

Frequently asked questions

  • At this time, Viva Engage will be included as part of the Microsoft Viva suite for employee experience within Microsoft Teams and available to all current Microsoft 365 and Viva customers.

  • You won’t need to do anything if you already have the Communities app for Teams installed. It will automatically change to the Viva Engage experience. If you don’t have the Communities app, install it now.

  • Currently, Admins will need to deploy Yammer and then install the Viva Engage app within Teams. We’re working on offering Viva Engage experiences that won’t require Yammer.

  • Reach out to FastTrack, your account manager, or learn how to deploy Yammer.

  • Viva Connections is the home and gateway for Viva where people can find everything they need, including conversations, resources, and action items. Viva Connections integrates community experiences like conversations, announcements, and storyline posts from Viva Engage into the Viva Connections feed. 

    Viva Engage is the social layer where employees can dive deep into communities, share their story, engage with coworkers, attend virtual events, and find belonging at work.

  • Yes, storyline posts show up in Viva Connections, Teams, Outlook, and Yammer.

  • No, Viva Engage is designed for scale and can meet the needs of the largest enterprises, with hundreds of thousands of employees participating in communities and networks.

  • Viva Engage offers network and community admins, conversation authors, and different moderation capabilities to delete, move, pin, and report content. Learn more.

Implementation and support

Documentation

Get started using Viva in your organization.

Adoption

Start your adoption journey today.

Support

Find help and learning content for employees.

FastTrack

Get help enabling Viva and the foundational capabilities in Microsoft 365 that support employee experience.

Get started with Viva Engage

Viva Engage is currently included in all Microsoft 365 plans for enterprise.

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Empower people and teams to be their best

Viva Engage is part of Microsoft Viva, the employee experience platform designed to help people connect, focus, learn, and thrive at work.
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