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Microsoft Viva Insights

Formerly Workplace Analytics

Improve productivity and wellbeing with data-driven, privacy-protected insights and recommendations, including:

  • Personal insights and recommendations in the flow of work to build better work habits.
  • Manager and leader insights to understand the impact of work patterns on employee wellbeing and business outcomes.
  • Advanced insights, including custom analysis tools and accelerators to address complex opportunities and challenges.

    Requires Microsoft 365 or Office 365 E1/A1/G1/E3/A3/G3/E5/A5/G5, Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Business Standard, Business Premium, or Exchange Online Plan 1 or Plan 2 license to be eligible for Microsoft Viva Insights.

R61,70 user/month
(annual subscription—auto renews)
Price does not include VAT.
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Features unique to Viva Insights

  • Insights for managers

    Help your team stay connected and engaged by better understanding team-level working habits, including patterns that lead to burnout and stress.

  • Advanced insights and analysis accelerators

    Generate custom insights and use preconfigured Power BI report templates to make data-driven decisions across common business scenarios. Extend the capabilities of Viva Insights by combining Microsoft 365 data with external data, such as customer relationship management (CRM) and survey data, which may require additional capacity units. For more information, see Viva Insights Capacity.

  • Insights for senior business leaders

    Identify trends and opportunities across the organization to drive a culture of meeting effectiveness, empowered employees, and organizational agility.

  • Dynamic recommendations

    Turn insights into action through research-backed tips and suggested actions, including reminders to block weekly focus time and for managers to schedule one-on-one time with employees.

Capacity-based features unique to Viva Insights

  • Business transformation templates

    Quantify the impact of new programs and business shifts over time through preconfigured metric sets and visualizations.

  • Collaboration pattern templates

    Visualize how employee network size, burnout risk, meeting habits, and other collaboration-based insights vary by function, level, and geography. See how the organization splits time between internal and customer-facing meetings.

  • Manager effectiveness templates

    See strengths and opportunity areas for managers. Discover trends in the ways managers collaborate with direct reports and balance after-hours collaboration demands.

  • Flexible query designer

    Run fully customized analyses tailored to your business objectives. Export query results for use in other reporting and visualization tools.

  • Data extensibility

    Combine Microsoft 365 data with data from sources including CRM, surveys, or other collaboration platforms for richer insights.

  • Advanced analysis accelerators

    Use features including an R-script library to help analyze organizational data trends, processes and networks.

Viva Insights features included in all Microsoft 365 plans with Exchange Online

  • Personal insights with the Viva Insights app in Microsoft Teams

    Get personalized recommendations to help you build better work habits, such as practicing mindfulness, taking regular breaks, and protecting focus time during the day for uninterrupted, individual work.

  • Daily briefing email

    Start your day on track with important meeting preparation suggestions, task reminders from Cortana, personal wellbeing recommendations, and other helpful tips to prepare for the day and week ahead.

  • Viva Insights Outlook add-in and inline suggestions

    Receive AI-powered suggestions in Outlook to help you follow best practices around managing emails and running meetings. These include aligning email delivery to working hours and shortening meeting times to give participants breaks.

  • Monthly digest email and personal insights dashboard

    Understand and improve your work patterns. Learn how to protect your personal time, disconnect and recharge, gain uninterrupted focus time, and network and collaborate effectively. Your monthly digest email and personal insights dashboard can help.

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Additional resources

Viva Insights documentation

Learn about insights to help people and teams balance productivity and wellbeing in the flow of work.

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