How to create the Viva Connections desktop application using PnP PowerShell

The Viva Connections desktop application for Microsoft Teams allows you to bring your intranet home site to Microsoft Teams creating this way a unified experience between the content in the web and the communication platform.

Despite being an app for Microsoft Teams you will not find it in the Teams store and it needs to be manually generated and installed; Microsoft has its own process as I already explained in this article but a simplified method is available using PnP PowerShell.

Viva Connections PnP PowerShell


How to create a SharePoint home site

A SharePoint home site is the principal site on your modern SharePoint intranet grouping together news, events, a global navigation, and global search.

A home site is created from a modern communication site and despite being exclusively modern you will not find any interface in SharePoint to create it, the process must be done using PowerShell as explained below.

SharePoint Home site


I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.