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. The front runner is business champions.

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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. Because of its rapid growth, Yammer needed to think differently about how to develop and deliver training. What Yammer Found. E-learning Social Learning social media yammer

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.

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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.

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.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

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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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? Yammer

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

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?

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.

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. At Schoox, we believe in the power of eLearning.

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

From the business perspective, however, networking isn’t only helpful, it is mandatory. Business networking not only brings new business and new talent, but it supports collaboration – whether it’s collaborating with internal team members or making connections outside of the organization.

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?

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 tricks

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.

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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

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.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-14

Jane Hart

RT @ CommonCraft : In case you missed it: We are now a video subscription service for educators and businesses: [link] #. Turn Up Engagement With A Yammer Treasure Hunt! link] via @ Yammer #. Education at its very best – Brighton rocks! link] #. Those hard soft-skills [link] by@hjarche #. Google Plus vs Facebook infographic [link] #. It’s about networks [link] by @ hjarche #. elearn Magazine: The Oxford Union Debate on Informal Learning, Style or Substance?: link] #.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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

2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

I recently started using Yammer so I will make a few predictions regarding Yammer. They will expand many of their business friendly features. January's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog asks for our 2010 predictions. So, here we go; m-Learning continues to grow. I think the growing popularity of social media apps on mobile devices will assist with a growth of social learning (I consider social/informal learning on mobile devices m-learning too).

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.

The influence of social media for learning - technology is more than just a means to a goal

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

At Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands Yammer was successfully introduced for knowledge sharing between departments. Thus, a policy was developed with input from everyone on Yammer.