Yammer News & Analysis
| 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.
| Monday May 13, 2013
Today, harmon.ie brings Office 365 to the mobile enterprise. With harmon.ie 4.0 for mobile devices, companies can be afforded the security and offline support for Office 365 file sharing, as well as complete access to SharePoint, Yammer and Office apps.
| Friday May 10, 2013
Sales teams for Microsoft's Yammer social network will join up with the Office 365 team, the company has announced, all the more easy to integrate the two technologies.
| Tuesday Apr 23, 2013
Social business provider Moxie Software has released its Collaboration Spaces technology, a social activity and workflow tool that will directly compete with Yammer and Jive.
| Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
Has the massive investment in SharePoint lived up to its promise as the uber-collaboration platform for the enterprise?
| 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.