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MC436419: Microsoft Viva: Viva Learning cards are available for the Viva Connections Dashboard

Viva Learning is an enterprise learning and training experience that acts as a one-step solution for all the learning needs of your organization. Viva Connections gives everyone a personalized destination to discover relevant news, conversations, and the tools they need to complete daily tasks. Both Viva experiences can be accessed on mobile and desktop devices in Microsoft Teams and are a part of the Microsoft Viva suite.

By mid-September, you’ll be able to integrate Viva Learning and Viva Connections experiences by using the Viva Learning card on the Viva Connections Dashboard. This new feature will enable users to track their learning assignments directly within Viva Connections dashboard. When users interact with the Viva Learning card, they’ll be able to complete learning courses within the flow of the work in Teams. The Viva Learning card will display in the Viva Connections Dashboard card toolbox even if your organization does not have a Viva Learning premium license.

Viva Connections Dashboard with the Viva Learning card highlighted ion the Teams desktop app.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98148.

As a part of this feature, Viva Learning assignments will now be available in Viva Connections app in Teams.

When this will happen

Standard Release: Viva Learning card will become available to all tenants in mid-September.

How this will affect your organization

If your organization is using Viva Connections, editors will notice the Viva Learning card in the Dashboard card toolbox.

Dashboard editors can add this card to the Dashboard to highlight learning opportunities. The Viva Learning card has two different views for end users depending on the type of license your organization has. If you are a premium Viva Learning user and using assignments, users will see a learning assignment in the Dashboard card in Figure 1. If you do not have a premium Viva Learning license, end users will see the default view in Figure 2.

Assignments in Learning card (Premium Viva Learning user)

Assignments in Learning card (Premium Viva Learning user)

Figure 1: Assignments in Learning card (Premium Viva Learning user)

Default card for users with no assignments/ non premium Viva Learning user

Default card for users with no assignments/ non premium Viva Learning user

Figure 2: Default card for users with no assignments/ non premium Viva Learning user

What you need to do to prepare

You do not need to do anything to prepare. To use the Viva Learning card, learn more about how to create a Viva Connections Dashboard and add cards.

Editing experience for Viva Connections with the settings panel open for the Viva Learning card.

Editing experience for Viva Connections with the settings panel open for the Viva Learning card.

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Message ID: MC436419
Published: 2022-09-22
Updated: 2022-09-22
Platform(s): Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, mobile, Online, Windows Desktop, World tenant, Teams and Surface Devices
Cloud instance(s): Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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