Lesley Crook

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Lesley Crook, MVP, M365 Apps & Services of 7 years based in Brighton, UK. The Viva Visionary and founder of the Viva Explorers, who are a passionate technology movement of like-minded people who draw on diverse origins to influence employee-centric technology, enabling a modern, empathic and enthusiastic workplace mindset. Lesley's focus is employee engagement, hybrid work, adoption change management, and champions programs on Teams and Microsoft Viva. A tenacious business change consultant, Lesley prepares customers to increase their productivity and nurture collaboration through the lens of Microsoft Teams in their workflow.

Published by Lesley Crook

The Best Way to Predict the AI Future Is to Create Copilot Safely

- 6 min read-Lesley Crook
On November 1, 2023, world leaders met in the UK at the first Ai Safety Summit to discuss the future of Ai. Microsoft announced Copilot for Work, both with goals to identify and eliminate risks, create worldwide frameworks with measures that increase AI safety to be used for good globally.

Seek, and You Will Find the Answers in Viva!

- 5 min read-Lesley Crook
Answers in Viva is a feature integrated with Viva Engage that allows organizations to curate and harvest questions. Each question requires being marked by a Viva Topic, an essential means to get new questions in front of people who may have the knowledge to answer and manage them.

Viva Engage Storylines Made Simple

- 4 min read-Lesley Crook
Viva Engage is Yammer, and Yammer is Viva Engage. Viva Engage is integrated within Microsoft Teams, enabling a flow of work across connected applications. Learn about Viva Engage Storylines, Viva Engage Topics, and Answers in Viva. Also, get examples of when to create your own personal story and when to create a community post.

Discover Viva Personal Insights for Supervisors to Balance Productivity and Well-Being

- 5 min read-Lesley Crook
Learn how Microsoft Viva Insights gives supervisors transparency into their workplace collaboration habits, with tips and reminders that help them and those they supervise be more productive and happier at work.

Microsoft Viva, a Virtual Onboarding Buddy

- 3 min read-Lesley Crook
In this article, learn about the major features in the Microsoft Viva Suite for E3 and E5 licenses that HR can use to help the new hire onboarding process.