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.

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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.

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What Makes Yammer Different?

eLearning Cyclops

I have started test driving Yammer. 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. Maybe Yammer or a third party will create one soon. I am not promoting Yammer over Twitter, quite the contrary. Twitter is one of my most cherished apps and Yammer is quickly winning me over too. Yammer Social Media Networking

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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.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

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. 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.

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

What is Yammer? Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Many companies have started their Yammer groups for rapid internal exchange. If you don't know Yammer: Yammer is kind of Twitter (micro-blogging) service which can be used within organisation, so it is not public like on Twitter. He put out a message on Yammer and found someone who could sit with him and explain it, the very next day.

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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.

Yammer as a Simulation Tool

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Follow the link below and read how Yammer is being used in disaster preparedness training. If you aren't familiar with Yammer you can get more info at Yammer.com. And no I don't mean that Yammer is an innovative tool. In this type of situation it may not be Yammer that is being used as the mode of communication. Amplify’d from blog.yammer.com Stop, Drop, and Roll.out Yammer Imagine the warm autumn sun rising against the craggy outlines of Mount Vesuvius.

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Jay Cross

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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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #13

Upside Learning

AS3 Lib for Yammer – An AS3 Yammer API library that communicates with the Yammer service. To use the library you will need your own consumer key and secret for the Yammer API available from Yammer’s developer site. A cool way to integrate Yammer into your learning applications. Games Change Brains – There have been many important findings on the benefits of video games in the last few months. This was a great post that put those in perspective.

7 STRATEGIES TO FACILITATE “WORKING OUT LOUD”

Learnnovators

E-Learning L&D Learning Consulting Working Out Loud Abhijit Bhaduri Apple Austin Kleon Community Learning Digital Education Digital Learning e-learning eLearning GitHub community google Jeff Merrell Learning & Development Learnnovators Linux Community Online Education Online Learning Organizational Learning Ravi Pratap Singh Sahana Chattopadhyay Twitter Workplace Learning YammerThe post 7 STRATEGIES TO FACILITATE “WORKING OUT LOUD” appeared first on Learnnovators.

6 STEPS TO CREATING LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS (AND WHY YOU SHOULD BOTHER)

Learnnovators

70:20:10 L&D Learning Consulting 70:20:10 Framework 70:20:10 Model Action Mapping Action Mapping Model ARCS Model Arun Pradhan Carol Dweck Cathy Moore Chatter e-learning eLearning John Dewey John Keller John Keller’s ARCS Model Kaizen Katrina Gutleben Learning Learning Culture Learning Design Learning Ecosystem Learnnovators LMS Ravi Pratap Singh Six Sigma WIIFM Workplace Learning Yammer

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

Learnnovators

social networks (yammer, chatter). Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. Skip ahead and we find ourselves faced with an amazing opportunity.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

My poll results from Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector are somewhat enlightening. informal learning motivation 1% rule 90-9-1 active learning Chatter discussion forum ESN extrinsic flipped classroom formal informal intrinsic Jayme Linton learning lurking Natalie Lafferty participatory culture pre-reading pre-work pull push social social accountability speed dating sustainability techniques Virginia School of Medicine Yammer

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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

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.

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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. Yammer : Yammer is the most popular enterprise micro learning tool that helps employees collaborate across departments and locations within organizations. THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill.

Bringing learning to the workplace, step 3: People

Challenge to Learn

Yammer. A tool that could support you in this is Yammer. The most important is that you can control who has access to your Yammer, based on email address or invitation. And very important you can make groups within Yammer, you can use this to create virtual expertise centers. You can use Yammer for free, it is a hosted web solution and you can use desktop and mobile apps. Corporate social networks e-Learning elgg Workplace learning Yammer

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How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

As a personal learning tool, Twitter is great but it’s a public platform and what you share on it is available to everyone, some organizations may need tools which can be installed behind their firewalls (Laconica, Yonkly) or that is available as a secure private service (Yammer). In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

We did consider creating a community there for our free edition, but in the end we decided to go with Yammer (see communities). We did setup a community for our free users in Yammer and I like that a lot more. Communication tools social media tools Dropbox Elearninglearning Facebook Flipboard Google reader Gotomeeting gotowebinar Linkedin Mailchimp Skype Twitter Whatsapp Wordpress Workingsmarterdaily X-lite Yammer Zite

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. 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.

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. Here are three simple things you can do to use Mindflash and Yammer to build valuable interactions into your eLearning courses. Uncategorized 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.

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

Your Training Edge

Yammer is the premier microblogging tool for private conversations. eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Social Media Training Blogger coursera edx Facebook mooc social media Twitter udacity WordPress Yammer So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. How should you go about it? What tools should you use? When the first MOOCs hit the net, the only real option was blogs.

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. etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter YammerAnd this is a wonderful thing.

Three Things You Can Do to Increase Social Learning Participation

Mindflash

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 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.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

Since spring of this year, I have designed several learning programs using Yammer with good results. In this post I’ll show you how I use Yammer in our training classes and how you can too. Once you have your learning objectives, content, and a basic idea of what your activities will be, you can begin to make design decisions about what you can do in social networking tools, like Yammer. Why not put that lecture in Yammer.

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. eLearning corporate training e-learning employee engagement employees development human resources management interactive training management productivity Talent Management YammerAt Schoox, we believe in the power of eLearning.

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.

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.

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. etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter YammerAnd this is a wonderful thing.

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. Using Yammer with Mindflash gives you the power to create theses hubs and structure them in ways that are aligned with your business goals. Uncategorized elearning on the job training Social Learning tacit learning yammer