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Aug 1, 2022

Go behind the scenes with the solution that aligns teams to your organization’s strategic priorities, driving results and a thriving business. On this episode, Chris and Mark chat with Lucy Hitz (product marketing for Viva Goals) and Kevin Shively (Vice President of marketing for Viva Goals) to celebrate the general availability (GA) for Viva Goals (8/1/2022). We chat about important aspects of product design and development from the acquisition of into its evolution as "Viva Goals" within the Microsoft Viva family offered through Microsoft 365, experienced as an app in Microsoft Teams. And we cover how Goals supports visibility and organizational alignment via the use of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) - for individuals, managers, and at the cross-company level.


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Lucy Hitz (product marketing for Viva Goals) | LinkedIn

Kevin Shively (Vice President of marketing for Viva Goals) | LinkedIn | Twitter

Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]

Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]

Microsoft Viva | @Microsoft365 | Viva Goals website | Viva community (forum/blogs)

SharePoint | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog | Provide feedback



NEW tech community blog post, "Viva Goals is now generally available" by Lucy Hitz (8/1/2022)

NEW Microsoft Mechanics show, "Manage objectives and key results with transparency" with Vetri Vellore and Jeremy Chapman (8/1/2022)

Viva Goals website + recent on-demand session from Microsoft Inspire: “Microsoft Viva Goals: Now generally available

Viva Goals documentation: "Introduction to Microsoft Viva Goals" (

Microsoft 365 Worklab podcast with Vetri Velore (CVP Goals engineering): "Microsoft’s Vetri Vellore on Helping Employees See Their Impact"

"OKRs for All: Making Objectives and Key Results Work for your Entire Organization" book by Vetri Velore

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