Create a distinct experience in Viva Connections for different audiences in the Microsoft 365 admin center

A new feature will be available soon for Viva Connections that enables you to create and manage multiple Connections experiences and home sites that are targeted to specific audiences for your organization through the Microsoft 365 admin center. This feature is ideal for subsidiaries and conglomerates that want to provide distinct, audience targeted experiences with relevant and personalized information, resources, and apps to their employees.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 99916, 117421

When this will happen:

Targeted Release: We will begin rolling out this feature by mid-June 2023.

Standard Release: We will complete rolling out in late June 2023.

How this will affect your organization:

This feature will not impact your existing Connections experience, home site, or the designated landing destination for the desktop app.

Soon, you will have the option to create additional home sites and Connections experiences for different employee groups of your organization and manage them together in the M365 admin center. You will also be able to assign different permissions and policies to each Connections experience and control how they are displayed in the Viva Connections app on Teams.

Note: With this feature the SharePoint home site setting will move from the SharePoint admin center to the Viva Connections administration in the M365 admin center. SharePoint admins will be able to access and manage multiple home sites along with Viva Connections experiences using the Viva Connections administration in the M365 admin center.

What you need to do to prepare:

You do not need to do anything to prepare for this feature. However, if you are interested in setting up multiple Connections experiences for your organization, review the setup guidance to learn more about the requirements, best practices, and steps to create and manage them. 

Learn more:

Roadmap item:

Documentation: Set up Viva Connections in the Microsoft 365 admin center

Microsoft 365 Roadmap | Create more than one Connections experience in the same tenant

Microsoft 365 Roadmap | Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Administration in Microsoft Admin Center

Message ID: MC557823

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