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

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.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

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.

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.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs.

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How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Twitter has become the number 1 tool for learning in just three years – voted by hundreds of learning professionals in this survey at Jane Hart’s site. All these tools have functionality that’s similar to Twitter. In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.

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. Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter.

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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. Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter.

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How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, and others do represent a critical milestone for social learning. Employee Training facebook L&D learning and development Social Learning social media training Twitter yammer

Social and Learned Helplessness in Learning

Nick Leffler

Places like Twitter or Yammer rather than the water cooler or lunch with colleagues (although it could apply there also). Learning Social DevLearn Learned Helplessness Learned Helplessness of Learning Motivation Neil deGrasse Tyson Social Learning Twitter Yammer It’s been a few weeks since I first wrote about Learned Helplessness in Learning but it hasn’t once left my mind. Even last week had some familiar mentions of it but without the name.

A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s Google’s trump card against the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Then there’s Twitter. The 140 character limit is Twitter’s saving grace, and ultimately its competitive edge. As for targeting messages, Twitter can’t do that. Yammer

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Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. Suddenly Twitter comes into its own as an alternative communications medium.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. We did consider creating a community there for our free edition, but in the end we decided to go with Yammer (see communities). Schedules, your own Agenda, info, twitter, locations.

Social Learning: How to Build Conversations into Your eLearning Courses

Mindflash

You can build social interactions into your eLearning courses by integrating Yammer with Mindflash. Yammer has been a long time Mindflash customer, and they use both Mindflash and Yammer in many of their training programs to create people-to-people interactions.

What Makes Yammer Different?

eLearning Cyclops

I have started test driving Yammer. For the last six months, I have been using Twitter and getting great rewards from using it. It is a microblogging application like Twitter and is a fantastic app for collaboration and knowledge sharing. the training and development department can have its own separate group within the organization's Yammer network). What Yammer does not have: There is no search feature for member profiles. Yammer Social Media Networking

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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. You can follow him on Twitter or on Google+.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Tweets Follow @dashethomson on Twitter Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Twitter.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Twitter.

Number of Twitter Followers Not a Sign of Influence

Kapp Notes

According to a recent study Measuring the Influence of Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy , there are three main measures of influence in Twitter. And, it turns out, the number of followers a person has in Twitter (called indegree influence) is not a measure of influence. So having a lot of followers doesn’t really mean one has a high degree of influence via Twitter.

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.

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Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

Just because throwing a Twitter hashtag inside a course doesn’t work well doesn’t mean social learning is a flop, or even social media-styled eLearning tools (whatever that is!). Think more along the lines of Yammer or Chatter. Learning Social Command & Control eLearning Rapid Development Tools Social Learning Social Media Twitter

Informal Learning Does Not Have to Be Formal

Mindflash

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. You can follow him on Twitter or on Google+.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. But Twitter is also very useful in a learning trajectory - search and follow your participants who are on Twitter. So no facilitator should not be able to manipulate Twitter! Yammer - or other tool for rapid, private conversations Yammer is widely known and used within organizations, often not by all employees.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-18

Jane Hart

Top stories today via @ bbc_magazine @briandusablon @ yammer @gautamghosh #. RT @ TweetSmarter : Twitter just registered its 300 millionth account yesterday! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. 30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter, begins 30 May [link] Over 30 participants signed up already #. Teaching methods: An alternative vote | The Economist [link] #. There are now over 200 members in Share&Learn. Come and join us [link] #.

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

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#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise 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.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise 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.

7 STRATEGIES TO FACILITATE “WORKING OUT LOUD”

Learnnovators

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Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. Many companies block external sites such as Twitter and Facebook, but a lot of them are deploying their own internal social media sites or corporate-friendly tools such as Yammer. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Wiki Instructional Design Social Network Collaborative Learning Social Media Social Learning Twitter Web 2.0 By Dean Hawkinson.

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Twitterbursts

Marcia Conner

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. To see how I use Twitter each day, visit me @marciamarcia.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-24

Jane Hart

Yammer keyboard shortcuts [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. 100 people already signed up for “30 ways to use social media to work & learn smarter&# starts 30 May [link] # lrnchat #astd2011 #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ tloh @audioswhite @ sahana2802 @marksandspencer #. The state of learning in the workplace today [link] # altwebinar #astd2011 # lrnchat #.