Yammer News & Analysis
| Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
Since the upgrade of Office 365, we've seen our fair share of commentaries and criticisms of SharePoint Online. But what about Microsoft? What does it think the strong points are? In a recent blog post, Mark Kashman, a Senior Product Manager on the SharePoint team, outlined his thoughts.
| Thursday Apr 4, 2013
Microsoft recently announced its phased approach for integrating Yammer with SharePoint 2013, so it will be much later this year before we see any meaningful work completed to bring the two platforms together. But in the meantime, users can look forward to easier access to Yammer from within Office 365 and SharePoint Online.
| Monday Apr 1, 2013
Does Yammer help lead to more productive workers? The Microsoft-owned enterprise social networker has released a new survey, conducted by an independent firm, that says “yes.”
| Thursday Mar 28, 2013
For this week’s mobile app of the week, we look at our final employee engagement app with the mobile version of the enterprise social network, Yammer.
| 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?
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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.
| Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
Commercials are funny things, never more so than when one brand compares itself against another. So, here we see Microsoft trying to raise the profile of Windows Phones, and the Nokia Lumia 920, by challenging users of Samsung's current hero.