TEC 2021, The Experts Conference, takes place as a virtual event on September 1-2. In this article, Tony selects his favorite sessions from the event agenda. This isn’t to say that the other sessions are no good. Everyone’s got their own favorite topics and there are many other TEC 2021 sessions covering other topics which will make others very happy.
In this week’s Practical 365 podcast, Steve and Paul get down into the detail of Windows 365 – will it be a hit or a miss? And we discuss the new version of SharePoint Server that is arriving – plus we talk through the licensing for Viva. Is it worth it?
A new version of the Microsoft Viva Insights app for Teams includes some of the promised wellbeing functionality designed to help stressed users get through the work day more easily. You can praise co-workers, learn to breathe and relax, note your current state of wellness, and take a virtual commute to wrap up the working day. Some people will love the app, others will wonder what the fuss is all about. It’s a very personal thing, which I guess is the nature of Viva Insights.
On the show this week, we’re joined by a special guest from Microsoft, to talk about one of the key pillars of Microsoft Viva – and we discuss new Teams features you might not like quite so much, discuss the recent Microsoft outage and look at three big new features on the Microsoft 365 Roadmap…
In the second part of a two-part series, after going through the work to generate Viva Topics, it’s time to expose the topic cards to apps. In this article, we explore how apps use topic cards, including the Office online apps and Microsoft 365 apps for enterprise. We also consider the experience of users within a tenant who don’t have a license for Viva Topics. Finally, we ask the big question if Viva Topics is worth the $5/month fee per user asked for by Microsoft.