Nov 3, 2022   |   Jason Kellington

Fostering a culture of learning at Microsoft with Viva Learning

We’re using Microsoft Viva Learning to foster a learning culture, empower our learners, and fuel innovation and growth at Microsoft. Our Microsoft learning teams can enable learning in the flow of work and make it easy for our employees to find the type of learning content that they need. We can centralize and enhance the...

Nov 1, 2022   |   Inside Track staff

Migrating Yammer to Native Mode unlocks the benefits of Microsoft 365

Cultural change at Microsoft is accelerating thanks in part to open and transparent conversations that we have internally at the company on Yammer. It’s where we address tough problems, where we hear from a diverse set of perspectives, and where we get clear articulation of values applied to technical, social, and ethical questions. The essential...

Oct 24, 2022   |   Jason Kellington

Evolving our culture with Microsoft Viva

We’re learning a lot from deploying Microsoft Viva here at Microsoft, lessons we want to share with you. Microsoft Viva is a digital employee-experience platform that brings together essential capabilities such as communications, knowledge, learning, and workplace insights in the flow of work to empower people and teams to be their best. Powered by Microsoft...

Sep 21, 2022   |   Aleenah Ansari

New Microsoft Teams app helps Microsoft communicate with employees at scale

Microsoft is rolling out an application that will directly connect employees with company announcements and feature updates they need—all through the new Microsoft Teams app. Called Company Communicator, the new app enables leaders and communications specialists to send messages directly to multiple teams, employees, or any subset of an internal audience, over chat or in...

Aug 18, 2022   |   Marcus Young

Driving adoption of Microsoft Viva at Microsoft: Lessons learned

In Microsoft Digital Employee Experience (MDEE), our job is to accelerate Microsoft’s own digital transformation through world-class employee experiences. We were thrilled when Microsoft Viva was announced in 2021 as a modern platform dedicated to employee growth, wellbeing, and productivity. Microsoft Viva was developed based on research showing: Employees want to feel strongly connected to...

Jul 11, 2022   |   Lukas Velush

How Microsoft is rethinking the hybrid meeting room experience with Microsoft Teams

New Microsoft Teams-powered hybrid meeting room technology is helping us design new experiences for our employees and vendors here at Microsoft and helping customers understand how to achieve these experiences for themselves. “We want to create an environment that is halfway between the physical and virtual,” says Matt Hempey, a principal program manager with Microsoft...

Jul 1, 2022   |   Nathalie D’Hers

Microsoft’s tips for staying productive in an evolving hybrid world

As the leader of the Microsoft Digital Employee Experience team, it’s my responsibility to ensure that Microsoft employees are the most productive and collaborative in the industry. We are stewards of the employee experience, and we obsess over every detail of the online and in-person meeting experience for our employees. From the physical spaces on...