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Microsoft Viva Insights

Published: 29 October 2021 Last updated: 3 February 2022

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Microsoft Viva Insights

Microsoft Viva Insights is a Microsoft tool that gives individuals, managers, and leadership personalised insights into performance.

Viva Insights gives recommendations for focusing on work and training time, staying connected with colleagues, task management, and analytics from your mailbox, calendar, OneDrive to show how your recent time has been used.

How the University is using Viva Insights

You will receive a monthly email containing your MyAnalytics information. The information contained is secure, and internal to the University.

MyAnalytics email sample

The email will contain a summary of your collaboration time, focus and wellbeing to show you how your time has been used recently.

Viva Insights in Microsoft Teams

You can add the Viva Insights in the Microsoft Teams app.

  1. Within the Microsoft Teams app, select the … More added apps from the left-hand side.
  2. Using the search bar, type ‘Viva Insights’.
  3. Select ‘Viva Insights’ from the results to add it to your app bar.

Viva Insights in Outlook

Viva Insights are available in Outlook. You’ll find Viva Insights in the ribbon bar in the top right-corner of the Outlook desktop app.

Visit Viva Insights online

You can also access Viva Insights via the Office website by going to the following link:

Alternatively go to then select Viva Insights from the app launcher.

What it does not show

Viva Insights does not collect analytics for shared mailboxes.

Emails sent by an assistant on your behalf are not included in your data

MyAnalytics only includes data about email that you send from your mailbox. However, MyAnalytics does include your calendar events in your data, including the events created and accepted on your behalf by your assistant.

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