Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Every so often I’m asked by a peer at another company what they can do to increase the use of Yammer in their own organisation. So I recently invited 14 community managers from around the world to rate the key factors that drive Yammer use in their respective organisations. The front runner is business champions. These enthusiastic users encourage the use of Yammer with their colleagues across the business.

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Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Every so often I’m asked by a peer at another company what they can do to increase the use of Yammer in their own organisation. So I recently invited 14 community managers from around the world to rate the key factors that drive Yammer use in their respective organisations. The front runner is business champions. These enthusiastic users encourage the use of Yammer with their colleagues across the business.

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Webinar Recap: How Yammer Uses Mindflash For Training

Mindflash

On Thursday, May 9, Mindflash hosted a webinar to discuss how Yammer uses Mindflash to conduct training. It was a very informative webinar, and I thought I would recap some of the highlights so you can learn how to use Mindflash and Yammer together to develop and deliver training in your organization. Because of its rapid growth, Yammer needed to think differently about how to develop and deliver training. What Yammer Found.

Mindflash Launches the First Social Training App for Yammer Users

Mindflash

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – August 13, 2012) – Mindflash, the leading online training platform, today announced its launch of the first training app for Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks. This deeply integrated experience makes employee training more social and more accessible for the companies already using Yammer for collaboration and communications. Yammer users can download the Mindflash app from the Yammer Apps Directory today.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business.

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

This is often due to the fact that they need to provide quantifiable success metrics for their own activities, and find it hard to isolate the results of their “learning support” activities from overall team or business performance improvements. measuring the success of community in terms of business performance (not just in terms of social activity). Whoever takes on these ECM responsibilities is going to have a significant influence and impact on the business.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Some have even been fairly successful, such as Yammer , Bloomfire , or Microsoft SharePoint. Applying the Learnist Concept to Enterprise Learning. You select which business group you work for, your role, your location, and maybe a few of your interests, if your company is cool enough that it wants to expand Learnist’s function beyond just fulfilling bureaucratic objectives.

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

Enterprise 2.0, the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. We need to play a bigger role in understanding and selecting Enterprise 2.0 Let’s dive in to learn more about Enterprise 2.0 What is Enterprise 2.0? According to the Enterprise 2.0 Conference web site : "Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 " Essentially, Enterprise 2.0

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. So maybe Twitter provides your business with an opportunity to engage with a different demographic of customer. Well, you can do that with Yammer – a Twitter-like platform that allows you to set up a “group&# comprising your employees only.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider an ESN such as Chatter: 1% of the organisation won’t adequately reflect the enterprise’s collective intelligence. My poll results from Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector are somewhat enlightening. Indeed, I have enjoyed some success by getting executives actively involved, as well as by calling on champions throughout the business to push the barrow.

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The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Loads of new people from disparate areas of the business communicating and collaborating with one other, usually for the first time ever? We’re busy people. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Schone and John Polaschek at DevLearn 2009) discusses how Yammer was shortlisted and implemented at Qualcomm for encouraging micro learning within the corporate environment. Micro-Learning Impacts : This contains seven interesting case studies that demonstrate how participants at Training Magazine Events applied micro-learning ideas to produce measurable business results. We foresee micro learning tools evolving into an essential component of any enterprise learning toolbox.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Loads of new people from disparate areas of the business communicating and collaborating with one other, usually for the first time ever? We’re busy people. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. The BYOD movement certainly gained momentum in 2011 across a simple majority of enterprise organizations we work with too.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Simply put, enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

Schone and John Polaschek at DevLearn 2009) discusses how Yammer was shortlisted and implemented at Qualcomm for encouraging micro learning within the corporate environment. Micro-Learning Impacts : This contains seven interesting case studies that demonstrate how participants at Training Magazine Events applied micro-learning ideas to produce measurable business results. We foresee micro learning tools evolving into an essential component of any enterprise learning toolbox.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. enterprise 2.0 There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Top 5 Tools for Engaging Remote Employees

Infopro Learning

Google is now offering the enterprise version of its messenger tool Hangouts Meet to all G Suite customers until July 1, 2020. Microsoft Yammer. Yammer is another tool offered by Microsoft. Zoom provides software based-conference rooms for businesses big and small.

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The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Dashe & Thomson

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools. For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.” The more important missing piece for gaining user adoption of enterprise collaboration tools is less obvious. Laurie Buczek , in her Beyond the Cube blog, describes the Big Failure of Enterprise 2.0

The Secret to Designing Training For Busy Schedules

Mindflash

Businesses are under pressure to perform and people cannot spend all day in training. If you are really good, host that discussion on Yammer or similar enterprise social network. If you are a Yammer and a Mindflash client, you can install the Mindflash application in Yammer to combine them seamlessly. When one gets started in e-learning, it is easy to think, “This is great, now we don’t have to do classroom training anymore.”

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. enterprise 2.0 There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Meet the Team Part 3: Simon Birt, VP of Global Business Development

eFront

In this third part of our series of behind-the-scenes posts, we’ll be interviewing Simon Birt, a recent addition to the eFrontPro team, who is in charge of the product’s global business development. My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses).

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How KZO Innovations Can Socialize Your Business Video and Drive Viewer Engagement

KZO Innovations

This is a huge percentage of the individuals that make up Enterprises. The success of visual content is driving many of these enterprises to use video as a teaching tool. The KZO Video Suite platform makes it easy to share videos to any public or private social platform (including Google+, Chatter, Jive, Yammer, Facebook and Twitter.). These are just a few features that KZO utilizes to socialize your business video, which functions to drive viewer engagement.

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Meet the Team Part 3: Simon Birt, VP of Global Business Development

eFront

In this third part of our series of behind-the-scenes posts, we’ll be interviewing Simon Birt, a recent addition to the eFrontPro team, who is in charge of the product’s global business development. My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses).

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A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

The one who has the most to fear from Google+ is Yammer. Don’t get me wrong: Yammer has revolutionised social learning in the workplace. To me, Yammer is the most similar to Google+. All good for Yammer, right? You see, everyone on the planet has heard of Google, but relatively few have heard of Yammer. And guess who’s shifting their attention to the business sector. social media social networking circles enterprise 2.0 Yammer

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Our Marketing team wins Prestigious International Award

Learning Pool

The Business Brilliance Awards celebrate global achievements across various industries and sectors, placing a selection of the best companies and teams under the spotlight in a rigorous and competitive judging process.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? But now, progressive LMS vendors are leveraging the recent business culture shift toward social media to fulfill the promise of social learning. Social functionality has become integral to LMS solutions for extended enterprise, ecommerce and (to a lesser degree) employee LMS solutions.

Are Employees Twittering Away Productivity?

Marcia Conner

As the enterprise microsharing market (aka “Twitter inside Business&# ) grows, I hear from skeptical leaders befuddled by this trend, wanting to be reassured their people aren’t simply wasting time. Question: How can all of this yammering be good for business and my bottom

Twitterbursts

Marcia Conner

Consumer-facing Twitter and corporate-ready Socialtext Signals , Socialcast , and Yammer (to name a few) are noteworthy, evolutionary, and crazy cool. While on a panel recently about, “The Future of Social Messaging in the Enterprise,” I pantomimed to the audience, “Please tweet what he just said.” Business Culture brevity business collaboration micro-blogging social business social media social messaging technology tools Twitter

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

The organization’s ESN may support this, though (and probably unfortunately) many business units have their own tools. Here we (should) see organization wide Enterprise Social Networks like Jive and Yammer, etc. Also enterprise wide portal tools like Sharepoint. I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;).

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Are Employees Twittering Away Productivity?

Marcia Conner

As the enterprise microsharing market (aka “Twitter inside Business&# ) grows, I hear from skeptical leaders befuddled by this trend, wanting to be reassured their people aren’t simply wasting time. Question: How can all of this yammering be good for business and my bottom

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Whereas many individuals are happy to use their own social tools to power their own and their team’ activities, most organisations generally prefer them to use some sort of internal enterprise platform to keep the conversations and content private and secure. With the growing interest in “social business”, an increasing number of organisations are replacing (or upgrading their existing intranets) with new social and collaboration platforms, with key features like.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

“Whilst there is a clear differentiation between the personal/professional tools and the enterprise tools being used by workplace learning professions, in education teachers are frequently making use of the same toolset for both their teaching and their own personal learning. Yammer (on the 2010 list at #20) might be a possibility. It can become an enterprise social collaboration platform, using the Buddypress plugin – as I’ve done at the Social Learning Centre.

How to Design a MOOC in Your Company

Mindflash

The reading could be to read an article from Fast Company or Harvard Business Review. The discussion would be a threaded discussion on an enterprise social network, like Yammer. The Mindflash / Yammer integration is a perfect combination for facilitating the design elements above. Mindflash content can be used for the lecture portion of the course, and Yammer can be used for discussions and for submitting assignments.

ASAE Tech Conference 2014: A Recap

Web Courseworks

He pointed out that a paradigm shift in the late 90s brought IT out of the shadows and into the forefront of corporate strategies, often driving growth strategy and business models. There was quite a span of ideas presented: Chatter / Yammer. Enterprise workflow tools. Last month, I attended ASAE’s Technology Conference and Expo 2014 , held outside of Washington.

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

the more I’m working and talking with other businesses, professions, and industries outside L&D, it’s becoming painfully obvious that we are falling behind”. For this reason, the most successful MWL intrapreneurs often come from other areas of the business, as they are not hamstrung by traditional L&D notions about where and how learning happens, and the traditional learning technologies they have been told they need to have in place.

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4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn could lead to the integration of LinkedIn, SharePoint, Yammer, and Excel, resulting in the emergence of a comprehensive talent management platform. The executive runs a search of LinkedIn profiles, and then, presses a button to combine the results of the search with candidates sourced from SharePoint and Yammer in an MS-Excel sheet. With the enterprise video market likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.7%

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

There’s a good selection this month to get you thinking about the business of learning and development. That would be a pretty neat trick, but you can do better than connecting your notebook and yammering on.

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Digital learning as a ‘third place’: Lessons from the coffeeshop

Nomadic Learning

Idea generation at some point involves someone moving knowledge from this group to that, or combining bits of knowledge across groups” - Ronald Burt, Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Businesses have pursued these benefits by building them into the physical structure of their offices, designing spaces within which informal and unplanned meetings are encouraged in hopes of making connections across silos. By: James Bassendine.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

It would be difficult to create a ten-list without mentioning some of Google’s continually evolving Google Collaboration Tools for Education and Business. VoiceThread has a professional version for businesses that provides features for secure sharing and management of threads for staff and clients. Yammer. Yammer is a compelling solution to this problem, as it provides a secure enterprise microblogging platform.