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Yammer: Better for Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office Team announced another round of improvements to Yammer. The changes are part of an ongoing effort to make Yammer better for teams – those focused on projects and initiatives – as opposed to more loosely defined groups or communities of interest / practice.

Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. Additionally, Beezy enriches the Yammer experience with additional enterprise collaboration capabilities (wikis, blogs, Q&A, Town Hall, etc.). It hasn’t been a speedy integration.

British Gas, Yammer, and Adoption Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Simply Communicate details the adoption approach at British Gas for Yammer. Yammer was made applicable, not merely made available.

External Messaging in Yammer: Applause and Questions

Michael Sampson - Currents

applaud the use of a common policy engine for controlling / limiting what users can do with external messaging in Yammer.

Yammer Updates - Ticker, Pages, and Files

Michael Sampson - Currents

New Features Overview from Yammer on Vimeo. Yammer rolled out three new capabilities to support enhanced sharing and collaboration.

Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Yammer is a leading social networking platform for use inside organisations. Connections'' are drawn from the Yammer discussion forum data.

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is Yammer? Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Social online learning = not facilitated? Read Dutch?

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Yammer Events. Let’s take a closer look at how enterprise social networks like Yammer can help CEOs reach these challenging goals.

Yammer Case Study: Engaging Staff from the Ground Up (Rebecca Jackson, Melbourne Water) #intranets2012 @_rebeccajackson

Michael Sampson - Currents

After the morning tea break at Intranets 2012, Rebecca Jackson from Melbourne Water is talking about social media, communications, and Yammer. Yammer started as a rogue platform three years ago, and is now part of the corporate tool set. May 2011 saw 108 new users ("messages were going around telling people to try Yammer").

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Don't Buy a Filing Cabinet If You Need a Heartbeat #sharepoint #yammer

Michael Sampson - Currents

My recommendation was Yammer (or one of the similar tools - Socialcast for example) - because it focused more on enabling open communication and collaboration (recreating the "heartbeat" of the organization) rather than SharePoint 2007 which was more focused on sharing documents and managing projects (a filing cabinet).

Yammer Extends Its Enterprise Microblogging Offering with Communities

Portals and KM

We began with an overview of some of the ways Yammer has extended the functionality of microblogging beyond Twitter to better serve business needs.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

Yammer - or other tool for rapid, private conversations Yammer is widely known and used within organizations, often not by all employees. If you have your own Yammer network you can easily build an external network in which people with different email accounts can exchange. short description below. One alternative is present.me.

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Implementing Enterprise Micro-messaging with Yammer at Océ

Portals and KM

Samuel looked at several programs and selected Yammer. They were the first to join him on Yammer. One Yammer feature that helped spread usage is their profile feature. Samuel said he got more compliance with the profile completion in Yammer than in knowledge management systems because of the simplicity of the form.

More on Enterprise Micro-messaging - Yammer and Present.ly

Portals and KM

There are at least two other major players in this space, Present.ly and Yammer.   For example, TechCrunch wrote, Yammer Takes Top Prize At TechCrunch50. Takes On TC50 Winner Yammer. does not require all users to have the same email domain, as Yammer currently does. Both Yammer and Present.ly Present.ly

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office Graph works across SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Office. While Yammer created its graph on content in a Yammer network, the Office Graph takes a much wider view. - the challenge for Microsoft will be to get the relationships right, and to not overwhelm users with redundant, duplicated, or irrelevant information.

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Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

They have also announced a Yammer integration. If a user has not yet created a Yammer account, it will prompt them to do so.

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Mini-Workshop at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was the second of two presenters at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group meeting in Christchurch. All in 25 minutes. Managing Meetings.

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Christchurch Ignite Meetup (April 5, 2016)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Hear how Pizza Hut, a bookmaker and an engineering company transformed their businesses through the use of Yammer, Microsoft’s enterprise social tool. The first meeting of the recently rebranded Christchurch SharePoint User Group – now Christchurch Ignite – is meeting on April 5. Session 2: Pump up the Yam – Kate Clode.

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(Intranets2011) "You've Got Collaboration Tools - Now What?" - Michael Sampson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Slide 47, the NSW DET and Yammer presentation at Intranets2011. You've Got Collaboration Tools - Now What? Collaboration Intranets

Improving the Performance of Distributed Teams at Molson Coors: Shared Motto, Yammer, and Getting Together

Michael Sampson - Currents

gave employees better tools to interact with one another. " On the suggestion of one worker, he signed the company up for Yammer, a site for short messages similar to Twitter that would be visible only to colleagues. couple of observations: - 2,000 people using Yammer out of 15,000 is a good start. What's the spark?

Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

instead of using email, holding discussions in SharePoint, Yammer, or an Office 365 Group). I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. Do you have any examples from your work of Office 365 being used to support: Profiling employee experience (e.g., Holding discussions (e.g.,

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

He gave the example of a large consulting company that implemented Yammer to break down silos. However, Chris said this is not enough.  

Facebook Embraces Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Interestingly, there is no talk of the collaboration and communications services in Office 365 – such as SharePoint team sites, Office 365 Groups, Skype for Business, and of course Yammer. In outlining the reasons for doing so, Tim Campos (Facebook CIO) listed the following: – Facebook employees are distributed around the world.

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Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

instead of using email, holding discussions in SharePoint, Yammer, or an Office 365 Group). I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. Do you have any examples from your work of Office 365 being used to support: Profiling employee experience (e.g., Holding discussions (e.g.,

2016 44

Office 365 at Atkins

Michael Sampson - Currents

The firm has seen some quick success with this, e.g., with Yammer. Atkins is mentioned in passing in the book. On that I fully agree.

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"If what you are working on is not worth sharing, why are you working on it?"

Joitske Hulsebosch

but "if what you are working on is not worth sharing, why are you working on it? " (a quote from Steve Nguyen working at Yammer). Hurray!

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Office 365 Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

It, too, leverages Yammer and the Office Graph to deliver a social, personalized experience within Office 365.

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New Report: Distributing Team and Organisational Updates with Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yammer. Last week I published the first of the advanced scenarios for using Office 365 – Distributing Team and Organisational Updates.

2016 21

Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

There’s also a separate home page experience for Yammer. Yammer allows you to follow people and see their recent updates. There are a bunch of blog posts from Microsoft on Office Blogs ; they are worth checking out. Here’s the lead one specifically: The Future of SharePoint. ” Talk about taking the bull by the horns.

2016 62

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Yammer for adhoc training and Q&A. I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Here are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The diagrams I used are on Flickr. All the ables.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning.

Productivity Roadshow in March 2015, with ShareThePoint in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

See a demonstration of other tools that enhance the way you work; Yammer, OneNote, Lync, OneDrive and Office. Debbie Ireland and members of her team at ShareThePoint are touring the country with a SharePoint roadshow in March. The team will be running two hour seminars in 15 cities. Here’s the schedule: Introductions (5 minutes). ?Brief

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

There’s also a separate home page experience for Yammer. Yammer allows you to follow people and see their recent updates. There are a bunch of blog posts from Microsoft on Office Blogs ; they are worth checking out. Here’s the lead one specifically: The Future of SharePoint. ” Talk about taking the bull by the horns.

2016 53

Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

– for holding discussions, use a Yammer Group for team or project discussions around a common theme. Applying the re-imagining discipline allows organisations to re-think work practices, organisational structures, corporate culture, and even their business model. No more email and attachments.

2016 30

The influence of social media for learning - technology is more than just a means to a goal

Joitske Hulsebosch

At Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands Yammer was successfully introduced for knowledge sharing between departments. elearning technology

2015 28

Making social learning practical: the LOSmakers event

Joitske Hulsebosch

Past Friday we organised the presentation of a book called 'Because it works'. The book is full of practice cases and can be downloaded here.

Belonging to an Open Network

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enterprise social tools, such as Yammer, Jive, or IBM Connections, provide ways of expanding your network within your organization. Writing on Medium, Michael explores the power of an open network as a contributor to career success , and uses it to analyse what made Steve Jobs so successful. – Attend a conference in another discipline.

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Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day one of the SharePoint Conference in Auckland is kicking off, with a two-hour Microsoft keynote. Connect – Reimagine – Transform.

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are plans to set up an internal blog, wiki, collaborative knowledge management system, Yammer. Stage Zero - What is Social Media? One day.

Does Social Business Help or Hinder Findability?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The widely used mix of Yammer and Sharepoint, which makes sense because microblogging eases the pain to get cross talk compared to document-sharing which is the upbringing of the Sharepoint platform. Not only a silo appearance in a building block from Yammer. Fredric contemplates if fundability will suffer as Enterprise 2.0