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. These enthusiastic users encourage the use of Yammer with their colleagues across the business. enterprise 2.0

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Yammer

Jay Cross

Yammer is like a private Twitter. Instead of Twitter’s question, “What are you doing?&# , Yammer asks “What are you working on?&#. Yammer also serves as a company directory in which every employee has a profile and as a knowledge base where past conversations can be easily accessed and referenced. Anyone in a company can start their Yammer network and begin inviting colleagues. The basic Yammer service is free. Related: Enterprise Twitter

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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. These enthusiastic users encourage the use of Yammer with their colleagues across the business. enterprise 2.0

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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.

Using Yammer (Internal Twitter)

Take an e-Learning Break

Yammer is an enterprise collaboration tool that lets you easily connect and share with the people in your company or organization (like an internal Twitter). Download the Yammer Desktop Application to follow and participate in Yammer conversations on your Mac or Windows desktop. Yammer also has applications for iPhones and Blackberry.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

Bottom-Line Performance

Microsoft Acquires YammerEnterprise Social Media on the Rise. With over 5 million corporate users to date, Yammer is proof that corporations are ready for social media…if the tool is internal and secure. What are Microsoft’s plans for Yammer and how will this affect companies’ desires to integrate social media into their learning and development? Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

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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.

Office 365 Gets Better with Yammer and Mindflash On Demand Learning

Mindflash

Microsoft recently announced that all existing Office 365 Enterprise Plans will now include Yammer Enterprise. Mindflash has been a long-time Yammer customer. Mindflash also has one of the first and most popular apps on Yammer. Now, you not only get the easiest way to transform your existing live training content into on demand learning, but you get the Yammer integration as well.

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.

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation. However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own learning initiatives in the very […]. Social learning

Microsoft Acquires Yammer—So What?

ATD Learning Technologies

and Yammer Inc. announced yesterday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 Yammer will join the Microsoft Office Division, led by division President Kurt DelBene, and the team will continue to report to current CEO David Sacks. Microsoft Corp.

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

Jane Hart

2 – Yammer and social collaboration platforms. The acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft was big news last month. June is now over – and for us here in the UK it’s been one of the wettest Junes since records began! But fortunately there’s been plenty of good stuff to read on the Web. Here’s my round-up of my favourite articles/blog posts of the month under 5 key themes.

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Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

More and more organisations are beginning to adopt enterprise social networking technologies (like Yammer) more formally as business tools, so there is a growing need for a dedicated resource to manage and support this activity – not technically but in human terms. If you want to find out more about Enterprise Community Management, I’m going to be running an online workshop on the topic at the Social Learning Centre from 1-30 April.

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. I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. My last two blog posts were reactions to augmented reality , a concept that was thought up decades ago, coined in the 90s, and only starting to crawl into everyday life.

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

Enterprise 2.0, 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 Some of the more common tools related to Enterprise 2.0 Yammer or Present.ly ), social bookmarking sites (ex. Enterprise 2.0

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. As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. This is a point that I fear many of our peers fail to grasp. You see, we love learning.

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Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. But effective social learning won’t just happen by using the new enterprise social technologies, there are some key lessons that can be learned from those who have offered formal social learning. I use an ESN (Yammer in fact) to host the online workshops I run.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

You can do this using a variety of very easy to use (and set-up) tools – Free tools such as Diigo , Tumblr , FaceBook, Blogger, PBWiki or Enterprise tools such as SharePoint, Jive , Yammer or SocialCast. Accidental Trainer Change Kaizen Learning Rebel Methodology Social Learning Tools Tips Accidental Trainers Classroom Diigo facebook ILT innovation Projects Tools Training Toolbox Yammer

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. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0 etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter Yammer

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. Yammer : Yammer is the most popular enterprise micro learning tool that helps employees collaborate across departments and locations within organizations. 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. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0 etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter Yammer

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

In the online world, this ease can be created by a community space or platform that is easy to access, like Twitter or Yammer. Some help from a community manager in the case of an enterprise community is helpful. I spent the greater part of the weekend mulling over the practice of working out loud, what makes some folks adopt the habit with ease while others struggle, and what could be some of the possible enabling factors that support working out loud.

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. I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” 2011 proved to be another year more focused on the pilot project rather than the production deployment for enterprise mobile learning solutions.

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 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 In other words, learning is the primary goal of social learning, whereas it’s a by-product of enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Simply put, enterprise 2.0 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. Yammer : Yammer is the most popular enterprise micro learning tool that helps employees collaborate across departments and locations within organizations. We foresee micro learning tools evolving into an essential component of any enterprise learning toolbox.

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own training initiatives in the very […]. Social learning

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Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own training initiatives in the very […]. Social learning

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Instead of looking at providing tightly coupled Social Learning Tools, they should instead be looking at how their offering can integrate or leverage Enterprise 2.0 This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s It’s finding content that can fill the empty drums of enterprise 2.0 I agree with John that rolling out an empty Wiki or other enterprise 2.0

Three Things You Can Do to Increase Social Learning Participation

Mindflash

The problem with anything social (social media, enterprise social, social learning) is the 90-9-1 rule which states that 90% of people will not participate. With this goal in mind, I think there are three simple things you can do to increase participation in your social learning programs, and this is exactly why it is important to use Mindflash And Yammer together. You can do this in a Yammer group. Uncategorized Online Training Social Learning yammer

To Incentivize or Not: Challenges in Implementation of Enterprise Social Networks

OpenSesame

Yesterday, Dan Pontefract published a thought-provoking post on the pros and cons of offering incentives to employees for participation in professional social networks like Yammer or SocialCast. and Test Driving Yammer.). For some background reading on the useful applications of social networks in the work sphere, read our posts on What Is Social Learning? Social Learning

When to Choose Self-Paced Learning Versus Live, On-Line Learning

Mindflash

An enterprise social network, like Yammer , can be used to host live discussions between facilitators and peers. Yes, you can use virtual classroom tools to conduct these live training sessions, but if you are a Mindflash and a Yammer custome r, you can have your learners complete self-paced training with Mindflash training modules, then host discussions in a group on Yammer.

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.

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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

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. enterprise 2.0

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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. social media social networking circles enterprise 2.0 YammerMuch has been said of the “circles&# feature in Google+ , and rightly so.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. enterprise 2.0

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Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

I use YAMMER to host the online workshops I run – as it is all about the social experience. Using Yammer participants can focus on the conversation, and also see how valuable a tool it is and how they can use it in their own enterprise to underpin social learning and social collaboration. On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote!

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Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Well, you can do that with Yammer – a Twitter-like platform that allows you to set up a “group&# comprising your employees only. Imagine interacting with your colleagues across the enterprise, asking questions, collaborating, sharing knowledge. Why spend half an hour running around trying to find someone who can help you, when you can just post it to Yammer and let the crowd post a reply.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

Social functionality has become integral to LMS solutions for extended enterprise, ecommerce and (to a lesser degree) employee LMS solutions. The big talent LMS providers have been late to the social party– mainly because they focus only on employee development and not extended enterprise solutions where the social ROI is more evident. Then you will LOVE the LMS Almanac: Corporate Edition 2016 : It includes: Corporate and Extended Enterprise LMS Market.

Our Marketing team wins Prestigious International Award

Learning Pool

Event sponsors include prestigious organizations such as LinkedIn, Yammer and Oracle. We’re very proud at Learning Pool to have been named as having the Best Marketing Team in the 2020 International Brilliance Awards, triumphing in a tough category, over an impressive global shortlist.