Yammer News & Analysis
| Sunday Mar 24, 2013
An e-commerce website without social features is like a chocolate sundae without the chocolate sauce -- plain boring. Check out 3 ways that social media is shifting e-commerce.
Your Take: SharePoint vs Yammer
Microsoft has revealed a bit of its SharePoint-Yammer roadmap, but questions still remain. Is it a question of SharePoint or Yammer? Or is SharePoint finally dead?
Google Hangout: Universal Social Standards
Business needs a way to value interactions across social media. Join us on March 28th at 9am PDT, 12pm EDT, 1600 GMT when we discuss the opportunities and challenges of universal social standards. Get your #CXMHangout details here.
Around the Web
| Thursday Mar 21, 2013
With the announcement of the Yammer integration roadmap a question remains: which direction should your company choose?
| Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
| Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
One of the big questions around Yammer after it was snapped up last June was what would, or could, Microsoft do with the social software? And what would it do with Yammer and SharePoint? Previously, it has said it would integrate them in three phases: basic integration, deeper connections and connected experiences. At Convergence yesterday, it gave more details about the integration roadmap.
| Monday Mar 11, 2013
"Imitation as Innovation: Lessons from the Shanzhai" was the most intellectually challenging topic from my first day at SXSW. This talk from Lyn Jeffery, Research Director at Institute for the Future and Kris Gale, VP of Engineering at Yammer had so many paradoxes fly about the room, it took a good minute after the presentation was completed before the audience could absorb the messages deeply enough to ask any questions.
| Thursday Mar 7, 2013
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| Friday Mar 1, 2013
In the second announcement in recent weeks by Microsoft in relation to localization and its major product lines, Microsoft has announced new translation capabilities for Yammer messages, enabling users to translate messages into their native languages.
| Thursday Feb 28, 2013
Microsoft started the roll-out of the updated version of Office 365 for business users earlier this week. The upgrades are present in all elements of the suite and reflect a changing work environment that is now more mobile, social and collaborative than it was when the suite was originally launched 18 months ago.
| Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Question-and-answer for enterprise knowledge management vendor Quandora, has secured a seed investment from Kima Ventures to boost further platform development and accelerate its delivery roadmap.
| Thursday Feb 21, 2013
When Microsoft bought enterprise social network Yammer in June for US$ 1.2 billion, more than a few eyebrows were raised, especially since Microsoft already had enterprise social networking in SharePoint and was partnering with Yammer. Now, those same eyebrows may again be arching skyward following Yammer’s recent report of record growth last year and its plans to move toward closer integration with other Microsoft product lines.
| Thursday Feb 14, 2013
Curious if you could get more bang for your buck if you integrated your Marketing Automation Platform (MAP) with your Web Experience Management (WEM)? Wondering if it's a possibility or it it's more trouble than it's worth? Join us on February 20th as we host a Google Hangout to discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrating your MAP and WEM.
| Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
It’s a buyer’s world. According to a new Constellation Research report, buyers are rulers served by channels galore, a fleet of payment technologies, supply chains ready to do their bidding, and Big Data tracking their every whim. To keep up, the report said, sellers need to align themselves with this new environment, which it dubs Matrix Commerce.
| Tuesday Feb 12, 2013
In the not too distant future, I predict SharePoint will disappear altogether. It might take a year, maybe a little longer. But at some point soon it will be gone.