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Org Explorer helps you visualize and explore your company's internal structure, its teams, and the people around you. Use the search function to find people and learn more about them. Want to know more about reporting structures within your company? Org Explorer gives you a comprehensive overview of managers, roles, titles, peers, and more. 

Note: Org Explorer requires a Viva license. Viva licenses are managed by your organization.

Note: Some applications are managed by your administrator. If Org Explorer is not available in the Outlook menu, it has been turned off.  

To open, select Org Explorer     from the navigation bar in Outlook. This will take you to the Org Explorer app.

Org Explorer in Outlook:

Org Explorer






Type a person’s name or alias and select from the suggestions that appear. 


Manager chain

The manager chain shows all the managers above the person in focus. The number of reports will show to the right of the person. You can hover over the number to view both direct and indirect reports.



Peers are people that report to the same manager as the person in focus. If the peer has people reporting to them, the number of reports will show. You can hover over the number to view both direct and indirect reports.


Person in focus

When you select a person in Org Explorer, the page displays org information about them. For example, contact information, who their manager is, people reporting to them, and who they collaborate with. You can also select View profile to view their profile card.


People reporting to

People reporting to the person in focus are listed in the section below the person.


Expand team

Use the toggle to show/hide next-level reports.


Works with

The people in the Works with section represent people who are relevant to or working with the person in focus on Org Explorer.

The relevancy is based activities like in-common meetings, emails, and other collaboration patterns.

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