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.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

This is BS — unless they’ve incorporated business metrics.)” 2 – Yammer and social collaboration platforms. The acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft was big news last month. My experience is that the only organizations that benefit from learning technologies are those whose core business is learning with a focus on formal, structured delivery – schools.”

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

social networks (yammer, chatter). By putting a measurable business goal — a high-level evaluation — first and making it the center of everything we do, we publicly commit to improving our organization’s performance and demonstrate our value.” – Cathy Moore. Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning.

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. THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill.

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.

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.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

For example, a business etiquette course may be hosted on the Internet, while a sales training course may be run on a private intranet. Zoho Discussions and Fusetalk are collaboration software packages for businesses that include discussion forums and a range of other features. Yammer is the premier microblogging tool for private conversations. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

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. And this is a wonderful thing.

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. While here in Australia social media is still something of a speculative direction for businesses – we are the fourth slowest adopters of social media for business – overseas it is already becoming part of mainstream business processes. Businesses are going social. And social means business.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Your business networks can be your most valuable resources!

5 Common eLearning Mistakes To Avoid!

Schoox

For example, if you use social media at work, such as Yammer, you could ask employees to share their feelings about your current eLearning systems, and give you critical feedback that can help you improve. Get in touch with Schoox today, and see how our custom-tailored eLearning courses can help your business thrive! At Schoox, we believe in the power of eLearning.

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. And this is a wonderful thing.

Informal Learning Does Not Have to Be Formal

Mindflash

It is understandable because a free-for-all in any function is hardly an effective way to run a business. By leveraging Mindflash and Yammer , you can create collaborative environments around eLearning topics in which experts and newbies alike can engage in conversations about specific work practices. Using Yammer with Mindflash gives you the power to create theses hubs and structure them in ways that are aligned with your business goals.

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.”

Top 5 Tools for Engaging Remote Employees

Infopro Learning

Microsoft Yammer. Yammer is another tool offered by Microsoft. Zoom provides software based-conference rooms for businesses big and small. In addition to increased engagement, online learning can help achieve business and organizational goals as well.

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Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. Only by sitting close to the action can learning professionals truly understand the business well enough to help people work together more effectively. collaboration learning and development Social Learning web tools yammerOf all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0

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.

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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Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

To be fair, it’s not exclusively a business tool or an eLearning tool. IFTTT works with business apps like Yammer, Office 365, and more. Blog eLearning Featured business productivity tips and tricksI first stumbled upon this service several years, and I really think it hasn’t gotten the glory it deserves. But there’s so much you can use it for! What am I talking about? If This Then That (IFTTT).

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

KZO Innovations

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. Visual content, specifically video, helps drive viewer engagement now more than ever. In fact, 85% of the US Internet audience watches videos online.

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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. Yammer

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Micro-blogging at Work

eLearning Weekly

While I can’t articulate a rock-solid business case for micro-blogging, this behavior screams success to me. Yammer. Tags: eLearning Tools SocialNetworks Learning ProfessionalDevelopment Training technology software productivity Twitter microblogging Yammer micro-blogging I’ve been on Twitter for over a year, and I find great value in the ability to ask questions to a large group of people (ex. friends, peers, etc.) when I need to find information.

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. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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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.

Twitterbursts

Marcia Conner

Consumer-facing Twitter and corporate-ready Socialtext Signals , Socialcast , and Yammer (to name a few) are noteworthy, evolutionary, and crazy cool. Business Culture brevity business collaboration micro-blogging social business social media social messaging technology tools Twitter As Twitter goes public, I thought it might be useful to revisit with you why I think so much of Twitter and the short bursts of correspondence it sets free.

Why Emerging LMS Platforms are Disrupting the Learning Experience

eLearningMind

While in the LMS, users are able to give feedback and ask questions, thus chat or messaging capability or integration with third party products like Yammer or Slack is helpful for learners to stay engaged. Building A Learning Culture Disrupting Learning Engage and Retain Learning and Development best eLearning business elearning solutions learning Learning and development training training solutions trends

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

Infopro Learning

For this blog, I will focus on the use of social media as a strategy to facilitate and manage change for business transformation—to stay competitive and survive in increasingly harder business climates. Social mediums such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Yammer may be used as Knowledge Networks to share information related to change within the organization, as opposed to receiving information through more formal and traditional training methods.

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

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. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s only been a few months since lockdown, and everyone’s been scrambling to keep business continuity ticking over. The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new normal for L&D professionals as millions of people were sent home to work remotely.

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5 great reasons to download the Kineo Insights Report today!

Learning Visions

The learning team has to consult with the business on how to improve performance because it is “no longer about the learning team delivering improvements through training”. A number of businesses are taking more of a campaign or change management approach. Social tools go mainstream In one retail business Yammer was seen as a core part of the learning platform. People respond much quicker on Yammer. The latest Kineo Insights report is hot off the PDF presses!

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Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

Depending upon the nature of your business and clients you deal with, you may or may not require a Learning Management System. It is obvious when you are running a learning and development program for an organization or a business. Small business opts to save their money. As a result, companies are turning to collaborative tools such as Yammer and ePath that promotes performance-based learning.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. I thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources.