First Look at Viva Topics (Part 3) – Topics in use | Quisitive

First in Part 1 we looked at how to do the initial setup of Viva Topics. Secondly in Part 2 looked at how to review topics that were suggested to you by the AI and how to add your own.  Now, we are in Part 3 we are going to see how this all comes together in Microsoft 365.

Provisos and Quid Pro Quos

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There are a few provisos, a couple of quid pro quos

Viva Topics in Use

As you can see, I have a number of topics published to my tenant.

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Here are the topics in my demo tenant.

Now I should be able to see these topics on modern pages.  To make this simple, I created a new Modern page and added some filler text using Bacon Ipsum.  I then published the page and voila!

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The Published page showing how the Topics are presented to the user.


This is pretty cool in and of itself.  We can allow Viva Topics to:

In the near future (summer of 21?) we can expect more surfaces to show Viva Topics.  You can see this in action in the Viva Topics Demo.