Viva Learning and Productivity with Ulrika Hedlund

About Show #849

How can Viva Learning improve your team's productivity? Richard chats with Ulrika Hedlund about how the latest generation of tools from Microsoft helps measure productivity and focus on learning opportunities. The M365 platform can show where employees struggle with tools that lead to learning opportunities - and then measure the results! Ulrika talks about the various kinds of learning needed within an organization, including compulsory learnings for regulated industries, standard corporate training, and then moving more into productivity and industry-focused knowledge. Viva Learning and the related tools make it easier than ever to build custom learning materials that can make learning more specific to your company and fun as well!


Recorded August 9, 2022


Ulrika Hedlund is a tech entrepreneur with a passion for technology and storytelling. She is the founder and Managing Director of Storyals, an Ed-Tech start-up with a modern, subscription-based solution to help organizations inspire, motivate, and educate users on how to effectively use technology through video-based storytelling. Ulrika is a frequent blogger, public speaker, and an active spokesperson for women in IT. Ulrika started her career as a Systems Engineer at Microsoft in Sweden in 1997 and moved to the UAE in 2007 where she held numerous positions in Microsoft Gulf. In 2011, after finishing her MBA she resigned from Microsoft and founded her first company – Business Productivity, a media and consulting business. Today she spends most of her time helping organizations around the world build digital skills using Microsoft 365 through Storyals. Ulrika has a Master of Science (MSc) in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from London Business School. She has been identified as a top technology visionary and selected as a trusted advisor to Microsoft as part of their Regional Director Program. She is married to Peter and they have three children, 10, 8, and 5 years old.

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