Yammer News & Analysis
| Friday Nov 15, 2013
Months ahead of its big SharePoint conference in Las Vegas in March, Microsoft had a tweet jam that sent the #spc14jam hashtag to the upper reaches of Twitter's trending charts.
Find out what developers and executives wanted to know during the event yesterday, as well as the likely hot topics of discussion at next year's big SharePoint community event. In case you were wondering if the company revealed any clues about future products, keep reading.
| Thursday Nov 7, 2013
As well as announcing upgrades to its Office Web Apps today, Microsoft announced deeper integration between Yammer and Office 365, which are designed to make it easier to work with external customers and partners.
| Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
A small cottage industry has grown over the years around helping companies become more engaged with their SharePoint platforms. The catch-all term for this practice is “user adoption” and it’s traditionally been important to the enterprise, the user and Microsoft alike.
As of this year, I’d like to stick a fork in it.
| Tuesday Oct 8, 2013
Metrics are the key to driving end user adoption. Unfortunately, social collaboration has an analytics gap.
| Friday Sep 27, 2013
Metalogix didn't wasted any time in incorporating the SharePoint governance and administration assets it acquired from Axceler in August into its corporate portfolio. This week, Axceler has rebranded itself and its remaining assets under the umbrella of a new company called View Do Labs, which will focus on offering enterprises governance and analytics across social networks.
| Friday Sep 20, 2013
SharePoint and Yammer are teaming up and social business will never be the same. But Yammer is still not fully integrated into SharePoint, and mobile continues to lag even in 2013, so we hosted a webinar on just what it all means.
| Monday Sep 16, 2013
Buyers are finding it increasingly difficult to distinguish one vendor's products from the products of other vendors in the social software market. According to Gartner's latest magic quadrant for social software, competition between vendors is no longer about product functionality, but about the vendors themselves.
| Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
SharePoint is more popular than ever, and the 2013 version is getting more and more attention as we discover exactly what Microsoft has envisioned for the Swiss army knife like content management tool.
| Thursday Aug 29, 2013
With every announcement Microsoft make about their roadmap for SharePoint and Yammer integration, there comes a flurry of excitement and activity from customers and industry experts alike.
| Monday Aug 26, 2013
For organizations contemplating the upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, there doesn’t seem to be a concrete answer to the “when” question. Upgrade now? Upgrade later? Upgrade at all?
| Thursday Aug 22, 2013
SharePoint's got a few good years in it yet.
| Wednesday Aug 21, 2013
Say what you will about SharePoint -- over the past twelve years, the platform has added more and more social functionalities. From wikis to blogs to discussion boards to enterprise social media network integration. Of course, social is as social does, so SharePoint alone can't improve interpersonal communications and knowledge sharing.
| Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
Real collaboration is multi-faceted and multi-modal. One can’t point to a single way of communicating and interacting as the way to collaborate.
| Monday Aug 19, 2013
As SharePoint evolves, how will its position change within the organization? How do Yammer and Office 365 change our view of SharePoint?
| Friday Aug 16, 2013
SharePoint 2013 is out in the wild, so we took to the tweets this week to gather up some general thoughts about its strengths and weaknesses over the years. Our SharePoint tweet jam ended up being a robust discussion of one of the most widely used business systems in the world.