Microsoft Viva updates

There are more changes to the Viva family. A couple of mini-suites were added to the October Product Terms – the (snazzily named) Viva Employee Communications and Communities User SL and the Viva Workplace Analytics and Employee Feedback User SL. Prices are $2 and $6 per user per month respectively, and you can see what’s included in which suite using the updated (September 2023) Viva comparison document which you can find here: In other news, Viva Amplify is now available worldwide (, Copilot in Viva Goals is available in private preview (, and Skills in Viva will enter into private preview by the end of 2023 and will be included in the Microsoft Viva Suite licence (

Microsoft 365 plan comparison document

There’s an updated (August 2023) version of the popular Microsoft 365 plan comparison document showing you the different components in all of the Enterprise and Frontline Worker plans and the Add-on licences that are available. This latest refresh is updated for the name change of Azure Active Directory to Entra ID, includes more detail on the Defender Vulnerability Management SKUs, and updates the Viva section with Viva Glint and Viva Goals.

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General Availability of Viva Goals

Microsoft announce that Viva Goals is now generally available. This Viva module is based on the acquired product, and enables business goal setting and management via the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) goal-setting framework. From a licensing perspective, there’s a standalone Viva Goals license available for $6 per user per month, or it’s included in the existing Viva Suite license, currently costing $9 per user per month. Viva Goals is available as a Teams app where users must be licensed for Microsoft Teams, or a web app where there are no prerequisites.

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Microsoft Viva Goals

Microsoft announce the private preview of Microsoft Viva Goals. This new Viva module is based on the acquired product, and enables business goal setting and management. Viva Goals will be generally available in the third quarter of 2022 and will be included in the current Microsoft Viva Suite subscription at that time.

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