How to feng shui enterprise social with Microsoft Viva Engage and more

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Nancy Goebel took over as CEO at the start of 2023. Previously, Nancy was DWG's Managing Director, Member Services, with responsibility for global expansion. Nancy has hosted the Digital Workplace Impact podcast since 2021.


James Tyer designs and facilitates processes and enables technologies that help companies connect, collaborate and innovate at scale. He is is currently scaling Viva Engage customer and partner engagement and contributes to Solvable on regeneration and climate collaboration and advises a small number of collaboration and communication startups.

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“We want to connect. We want to be social, but we just keep putting things in the way, especially as organizations get bigger. And that's why it's difficult sometimes for tools like Viva Engage and Yammer and others to really be successful immediately.”

- James Tyer, expert advisor, published author and customer engagement leader at Microsoft

How can all that’s on offer in the enterprise social arena be best used to help connect and scale conversations in today’s hybrid workplace?

Demystifying Microsoft Viva Engage, Yammer and more is at the core of this latest episode of Digital Workplace Impact. Host Nancy Goebel is joined by expert advisor, James Tyer, a customer engagement leader at Microsoft and co-author of Social By Design: How to create and scale a collaborative company.

In this absorbing conversation, James takes listeners through a changing landscape of enterprise social, his career highlights and some top learnings on how to think about people before technology. Together, the duo bring honest insights into creating authentic connections and opportunities to build inclusive cultures – and also gaze into the future at what could be the biggest trends yet to come.

To hear more, and for an enlightening look at sparking collaboration, connection and conversation through enterprise social, join us and listen to this podcast today.

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