Create a purpose-driven culture where teams align to achieve results

Empower each person to understand their impact and keep priorities top of mind.

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Align

Create clarity and stay aligned at scale

Some features vary by market

Create clarity and stay aligned at scale

Connect employees and teams to your organization’s top goals, help them understand their impact, and ensure cross-functional alignment.

Easily create, approve, and align on OKRs

Create new OKRs or start with built-in templates, and define success at all levels with approval workflows and flexible views.

Foster an aligned, purpose-driven work culture

Gain visibility into goals across your business with organizational, team, and individual views, and focus teams on your most critical priorities.

Connect projects and tasks to OKRs

See how your team’s daily work impacts your organization’s key priorities, and connect OKRs to the work systems your team is already using.

Focus teams on impact, not output

Focus discussions, provide context, and simplify reporting on progress with custom dashboards and dynamically updated OKRs.

Keep everyone focused on high-impact work

Make it easy to view and share progress, and enable check-ins and nudges in Microsoft Teams. 

Present on progress at meetings

Share progress, context, lessons, and next steps with employees using customizable presentation templates.

Help employees stay focused

Connect daily work to organization and team goals using interoperations with Teams, Azure DevOps, Jira, Asana, Tableau, and other apps.

Keep goals front and center

Encourage conversation and collaboration around goals, and help everyone thrive in the hybrid workplace.

Stay in the flow of work

Promote a purpose-driven culture with the Viva Goals app in Teams and Azure Dev Ops.

Rally conversation around goals

Communicate, collaborate, and check in on goals with the message extension in Teams chat.

Keep track of progress at all times

Increase visibility into goals and progress with integrations into critical work systems like Teams, Azure DevOps, Jira, Tableau, and ZenDesk.

Some features vary by market

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See Viva Goals in action

Take a look at upcoming experiences that help teams come together to achieve results.

Features and pricing

Microsoft Viva in Microsoft 365

Included

in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 plans for enterprise

Some employee experience features are included in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 plans for enterprise.

Apps included

  • MicrosoftViva Connections
  • MicrosoftViva Engage

Microsoft Viva Goals

Microsoft Viva Goals $6.00

user/month

(annual subscription—auto renews)1

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

  • OKR workflows and templates
  • Shared OKR dashboards
  • Integrations with critical tools and data sources
  • SSO capabilities, data encryption, SOC 2 type II compliance
  • Advanced OKR configurations with customizable weights and scoring guidance

Apps included

  • MicrosoftViva Connections
  • MicrosoftViva Engage

 Save 25%*

Microsoft Viva suite

Microsoft Viva suite Full price was $12.00 Now $9.00

user/month

(annual subscription—auto renews)1

Everything in Viva Goals, plus:

  • Viva Learning to seamlessly integrate access to learning content into the places employees already spend their time
  • Viva Insights to improve productivity and wellbeing with data-driven, privacy-protected insights
  • Viva Topics to connect, manage, and protect knowledge from across your organization

Apps included

  • MicrosoftViva Connections
  • MicrosoftViva Engage
  • MicrosoftViva Insights

 

Microsoft 365

The features with checkmarks in this column are included in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 plans for enterprise.

Microsoft Viva Goals

Microsoft Viva Goals $6.00
user/month
(annual subscription—auto renews)1

Help improve business results and employee experience with a goal-setting and management solution that aligns teams to your organization’s priorities.

 Save 25%*

Microsoft Viva suite

Microsoft Viva suite Full price was $12.00 Now $9.00
user/month
(annual subscription—auto renews)1

Empower people and teams to be their best from anywhere with the full employee-experience suite.

Compare Microsoft Office Product features
Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Microsoft Viva Goals

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Create, manage, align, and customize objective and key results (OKR) workflows with templates and automated check-ins

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Boost your business rhythms with OKRs using shared dashboard and advanced insights

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Bring goals into the flow of everyday work with the Viva Goals app in Teams and Azure DevOps, and the messaging extension in Teams chat

NotIncluded

Included

Included

See and automatically update OKRs and projects within the project management and data management tools you already use

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Get enterprise scale and security with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities, data encryption, security operations center (SOC) 2 type II compliance, enterprise-grade privacy, and advanced permissions

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Use advanced OKR configurations with customizable weights and scoring guidance

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Microsoft Viva Connections

Included

Included

Included

Customize Viva Connections with your company branding

Included

Included

Included

Create a centralized destination that’s personalized for employees

Included

Included

Included

Provide a unified communications channel to aggregate and share essential information

Included

Included

Included

Target communications and dashboard items to individuals or groups

Included

Included

Included

Boost critical items to maximize exposure

Included

Included

Included

Build a modern employee experience on your existing infrastructure

Included

Included

Included

Integration with partner providers and human resources systems

Included

Included

Included

Create custom adaptive cards to connect to your existing applications

Included

Included

Included

Microsoft Viva Engage

Included

Included

Included

Create and join employee communities

Included

Included

Included

Post and pin announcements

Included

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Start a variety of conversation types

Included

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Find insights about community or conversation engagement

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Post questions, crowdsource solutions, and mark best answers

Included

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Create, find, and follow storyline posts

Included

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Create, find, and follow stories

Included

Coming soon

Included

Coming soon

Included

Coming soon

Microsoft Viva Learning

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Viva Learning in Microsoft Teams

Included

Included

Included

Access full Microsoft Learn and Microsoft 365 Training libraries and the top 125 LinkedIn Learning courses2

Included

Included

Included

Search, share, and chat about learning content

Included

Included

Included

Create learning tabs in Teams channels

Included

Included

Included

Organization-generated learning content with SharePoint and Viva Learning

Included

Included

Included

Recommend content and track reported completion progress

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Integration with partner content providers

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Integration with learning management systems

NotIncluded

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Surface learning content in Microsoft Search across Bing.com, Office.com, and SharePoint.com3

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Add learning content to calendar with suggested time slots

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Microsoft Viva Insights

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Included

Personal insights with the Viva Insights app in Teams and web apps

Included

Included

Included

Personal insights in your daily briefing email and semi-monthly digest email

Included

Included

Included

Viva Insights add-in and inline suggestions in Outlook

Included

Included

Included

Premium personal insights— meeting categories and email open rates

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Plans for healthy collaboration - scheduled emails, effective meetings, recurring time booking, shared focus time, and no-meeting days

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Manager insights for leading strong teams

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Leader insights for seeing trends across the enterprise

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Custom analysis tools and accelerators

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Microsoft Viva Topics

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Search connectors (index items)

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Expertise finding

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic cards, pages, and centers

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic highlights in SharePoint, Office, and Microsoft Search

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic highlights in Teams, Outlook, and Yammer

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Answer concierge and contextual search

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Coming in 2023

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals

Microsoft Viva Goals $6.00
user/month
(annual subscription—auto renews)1

Microsoft Viva suite

Microsoft Viva suite Full price was $12.00 Now $9.00
user/month
(annual subscription—auto renews)1

Microsoft Viva Goals

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Create, manage, align, and customize objective and key results (OKR) workflows with templates and automated check-ins

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Boost your business rhythms with OKRs using shared dashboard and advanced insights

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Bring goals into the flow of everyday work with the Viva Goals app in Teams and Azure DevOps, and the messaging extension in Teams chat

NotIncluded

Included

Included

See and automatically update OKRs and projects within the project management and data management tools you already use

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Get enterprise scale and security with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities, data encryption, security operations center (SOC) 2 type II compliance, enterprise-grade privacy, and advanced permissions

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Use advanced OKR configurations with customizable weights and scoring guidance

NotIncluded

Included

Included

Microsoft Viva Connections

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Customize Viva Connections with your company branding

Included

Included

Included

Create a centralized destination that’s personalized for employees

Included

Included

Included

Provide a unified communications channel to aggregate and share essential information

Included

Included

Included

Target communications and dashboard items to individuals or groups

Included

Included

Included

Boost critical items to maximize exposure

Included

Included

Included

Build a modern employee experience on your existing infrastructure

Included

Included

Included

Integration with partner providers and human resources systems

Included

Included

Included

Create custom adaptive cards to connect to your existing applications

Included

Included

Included

Microsoft Viva Engage

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Create and join employee communities

Included

Included

Included

Post and pin announcements

Included

Included

Included

Start a variety of conversation types

Included

Included

Included

Find insights about community or conversation engagement

Included

Included

Included

Post questions, crowdsource solutions, and mark best answers

Included

Included

Included

Create, find, and follow storyline posts

Included

Included

Included

Create, find, and follow stories

Included

Coming soon

Included

Coming soon

Included

Coming soon

Microsoft Viva Learning

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Viva Learning in Microsoft Teams

Included

Included

Included

Access full Microsoft Learn and Microsoft 365 Training libraries and the top 125 LinkedIn Learning courses2

Included

Included

Included

Search, share, and chat about learning content

Included

Included

Included

Create learning tabs in Teams channels

Included

Included

Included

Organization-generated learning content with SharePoint and Viva Learning

Included

Included

Included

Recommend content and track reported completion progress

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Integration with partner content providers

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Integration with learning management systems

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Surface learning content in Microsoft Search across Bing.com, Office.com, and SharePoint.com3

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Add learning content to calendar with suggested time slots

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Microsoft Viva Insights

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Personal insights with the Viva Insights app in Teams and web apps

Included

Included

Included

Personal insights in your daily briefing email and semi-monthly digest email

Included

Included

Included

Viva Insights add-in and inline suggestions in Outlook

Included

Included

Included

Premium personal insights— meeting categories and email open rates

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Plans for healthy collaboration - scheduled emails, effective meetings, recurring time booking, shared focus time, and no-meeting days

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Manager insights for leading strong teams

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Leader insights for seeing trends across the enterprise

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Custom analysis tools and accelerators

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Microsoft Viva Topics

Feature name

 

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Viva Goals Microsoft Viva suite

Search connectors (index items)

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Expertise finding

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic cards, pages, and centers

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic highlights in SharePoint, Office, and Microsoft Search

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Topic highlights in Teams, Outlook, and Yammer

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Answer concierge and contextual search

NotIncluded

NotIncluded

Included

Coming in 2023

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The Viva Goals license includes access to the Viva Goals app in Teams and the Viva Goals web app. Use these apps to:

  • Create, manage, align, and customize OKR workflows with OKR templates, automated check-ins, and advanced insights.
  • Boost business rhythms with OKRs using shared dashboards and advanced insights.
  • Connect work to outcomes with deep integrations to tasks, projects, and embedded OKR views.
  • Integrate into critical tools, such as Teams, Slack, and Glip, to enable automated OKR check-ins.
  • Get enterprise scale and security with SSO capabilities, data encryption, SOC 2 Type II compliance, enterprise-grade privacy, and advanced permissions.
  • Use advanced OKR configurations with customizable weights and scoring guidance.

Viva Goals is available as an app in Microsoft Teams and as a web app. The Viva Goals web app has no prerequisites—customers can purchase and use Viva Goals with the web app without any other Microsoft product or subscription.

 

A Microsoft Teams product license is a prerequisite to use the Viva Goals app in Teams. Teams can be licensed with:

  • Microsoft 365 F1, F3, E3, A3, E5, A5.
  • Office 365 F3, E1, A1, E3, A3, E5, A5.
  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Business Standard, Business Premium.
  • Microsoft SharePoint K, Plan 1, or Plan 2 license.

In October 2021 Microsoft acquired Ally.io, a leading OKR company. With Viva Goals, Microsoft invested further into Ally.io capabilities to improve integrations with Microsoft Teams and weave Ally.io into Viva, Azure DevOps, Power BI, Microsoft Planner and Project. There will be more integrations with a broader set of Microsoft 365 applications and services over time in addition to third-party integrations.  You can find the full list of data integrations in Viva Goals documentation here.

 

Microsoft has also invested in Viva Goals to ensure it delivers on enterprise scale and security requirements with features including SSO capabilities, data encryption, SOC 2 Type II compliance, enterprise-grade privacy, and advanced permissions.

Yes, Viva Goals is now available in all Microsoft global markets.

Viva Goals currently supports seven languages: English (US, GB), French (FR, CA), Spanish (ES, MX), and Portuguese (BR). Support for approximately 40 additional languages, beginning with German, will come soon.

Implementation and support

Documentation

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Adoption

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Support

Find Viva Goals help and learning content for employees.

FastTrack

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Empower people and teams to be their best

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

*Save 25% when you buy before Jan. 1, 2023.

  1. Once your paid subscription begins, cancelation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn more. Cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription any time by going to the Microsoft 365 admin center. When a subscription is canceled, all associated data will be deleted. Learn more about data retention, deletion, and destruction in Microsoft 365.
  2. Customers with a LinkedIn Enterprise subscription can access the entire LinkedIn Learning library.
  3. Requires a minimum of one purchased license for admins to enable Viva Learning content in Microsoft Search for their entire tenant.