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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.

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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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They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Have you ever been to a conference where the presenter asks the audience, “Who’s implemented a mobile learning strategy?”, ”, and only 2 or 3 people raise their hand? Forgive me: it’s a rhetorical question. I know you have. Because everyone has.

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.

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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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

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. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification.

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My 15 favourite Australian e-learning bloggers

E-Learning Provocateur

Stephen Colman – To be perfectly honest, I only stumbled upon Steve’s musings after his employer and mine merged and he started banging on about stuff on Yammer. Fay Moore made my day when she nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award.

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.

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. 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.

33 e-learning posts

E-Learning Provocateur

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector. As 2012 draws to a close, I reflect upon another big year of blogging. In case you missed any of my 33 posts about e-learning (or something vaguely related), I have listed them below for your convenience. Thanks for reading!

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

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. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification.

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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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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.

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

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!

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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. 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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. 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.

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Jay Cross

7 STRATEGIES TO FACILITATE “WORKING OUT LOUD”

Learnnovators

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

Learnnovators

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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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.

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 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

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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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. Why not put that lecture in Yammer. I do this in Yammer every chance I get.

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.