Yammer News & Analysis
| Monday Aug 12, 2013
When using SharePoint 2013, the new social features are apparent in everything you do, and the integration with Yammer shows promise as well. In this article, I’ll talk about the seamless integration of social functionality into your daily work. The recent improvements will be highlighted, as well as the incorporation of Yammer into Office 365, and how it changes work as we know it.
| Wednesday Aug 7, 2013
We’re Goin’ on a Bear Hunt is a fun song when sung by a group of excited schoolchildren. But it seems as though it may have been actually composed by an IT manager to secretly cope with his frustrations about Microsoft SharePoint.
| Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
Love it or hate it, SharePoint is here to stay -- or is it? Be sure to join in on this month's Tweet Jam as we discuss the evolution of SharePoint -- how are organizations using it today? Where does Yammer fit in? Where does SharePoint go from here?
| Monday Jul 22, 2013
Main newsfeed start screen in the SharePoint Newfeed app for Windows 8
Need to keep in touch with your organization's SharePoint social network while you're on the road? Microsoft has announced the SharePoint Newsfeed app for Windows 8 to help you keep in touch.
| Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
With the rumor mill about Microsoft and possible announcements on restructuring now in overdrive, Microsoft has been using its Worldwide Partner conference in Texas to outline its business priorities.
| Tuesday Jul 9, 2013
Monday afternoon at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference I attended a session entitled “Grow Your Business with Yammer.” The session was led by Sarah Gunderson, who joined Microsoft as part of the Yammer acquisition. What I loved about the session is that she started with the why -- why worry about social anyway?
| Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
Social business tools are bubbling up in a steady stream of releases, and Inc is one of the newest, a so called knowledge sharing tool designed as a distraction free place for teams to work.
| Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
Chrome Office Viewer (Beta)
Some interesting new releases this week in the document management space, not least of which is the new ability offered by Google to open and edit Office documents using Chrome. In other news, Hyland and DocuSign have inked a new partnership, Microsoft has outlined the future roadmap for Yammer with some interesting document capabilities and M-Files has been ISO certified.
| Tuesday Jun 25, 2013
Social network Yammer is nearing the 8 million user level, and Microsoft has updated the product road map to include further SharePoint integration, and greater email compatibility.
| Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
Blame it on the Consumerization of IT, the "bring your own device" movement, the seemingly inescapable trend of all things moving toward the cloud, or the cyclical move from single-vendor solutions to best-of-breed (a cycle that seems to repeat itself every five to seven years). Regardless of these trends or cycles, collaboration environments within the enterprise are rapidly expanding.
| Monday Jun 17, 2013
Happy National Small Business Week in the US! We recommend small businesses invest in some social business, information management and customer experience management tools to keep new customers coming in, and keep current ones happy.
| Friday May 31, 2013
As the workplace gets more digital and mobile, the need to create more mobile friendly tools is apparent. One application that is being developed to fit this demand is CoTap, a workplace mobile messaging service.
| Tuesday May 28, 2013
Is the Bring-Your-Own-Device movement now including bring-your-own-social tools? According to a new survey by Microsoft, enterprise social tools are now considered so helpful in the workplace that nearly a third of respondents said they would be willing to spend their own money on buying the right ones.
| Thursday May 23, 2013
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| Friday May 17, 2013
Yahoo is bidding for Tumblr in an attempt to boost its social media credentials, but Facebook and other parties may be interested in spoiling the party.