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Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

I caught up with some of the Yammer team this morning, including Chief Customer Officer David Obrand, while they are in town for the Yammer on Tour series. . I was particularly interested in talking with them about Yammer’s shift to activity streams. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

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.

Musing about Yammer and Sharepoint

Euen Semple

I know this will come as a shock to many of you - to hear me expressing an opinion about technology and on top of that recommending a Microsoft solution - but it occurred to me that the combination of Yammer and Sharepoint might just be the best thing for people trying to make social happen in their businesses. .

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

Jane Hart

The acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft  was big news last month. The But fortunately there’s been plenty of good stuff to read on the Web.

Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

Yammer, why dont you beat the rest by offering real competitive value and give us stats like these? Threads with the most participants? Wrong.

Social tools or tools that are social?

Harold Jarche

But even Microsoft is offering a separate collaboration platform, Yammer, in support of Office365. The logic of business simply dictates it.

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The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association

Jane Hart

Membership of the MWL Association includes: access to the private Yammer network hosted by Jane Hart for ongoing […]. Social learning

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own learning initiatives in the very […].

Internet Time Blog » yammer

Jay Cross

Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

Perception-wise, much more than half of it Yammers a cloud application. Thats not a very homogeneous group, is it? Coffin. Who cares? Klout.

Key social learning resources: Part 11 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Recently Yammer announced new social features. Find out more in their… Read the rest. Social learning

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool  – so it’s not too late to vote! Social learning

From hierarchies to wirearchies

Harold Jarche

Each project at Yammer is a probe. This may not be an easy transition for companies based almost uniquely on command and control leadership.

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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. Social learning

Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

Deloitte’s success with enterprise micro-blog Yammer led to Yammer asking Deloitte if they could create a case study. In that process Deloitte correlated Yammer usage with staff information. One discovery was that staff turnover of active Yammer users was 2%, substantially below the company average. Enterprise 2.0

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own learning initiatives in the very […].

Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Five years ago I published a book with that title, arguing that enterprise social software platforms would be valuable tools for businesses.

The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky. Introduction to MWL. SIGN UP HERE.

Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Any initial mistakes were corrected and now these FAQ are on a Yammer page for easy access. Start the process as early as possible. Tweet.

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that only 30% of U.S. What an astounding finding! Just Jay

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.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Social learning

Learning in the workplace

Harold Jarche

If you don’t have any private social networks, try some out, like Yammer or Socialcast. Notice that these are all informal.

Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public online workshop runs: 19 SEPTEMBER – 11 NOVEMBER 2016. Feedback.

Group KM

Harold Jarche

Jive, Socialcast, Yammer) and most companies today have a social tool in-house. However, practising PKMastery is not going to get work done.

iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart hosts two communities, Social Learning (on Yammer) as well as Share and Learn (using the open source WPMU platform). Join now.

Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges

Jane Hart

This is not a traditional course, where I provide all the content and then test you on it – this is a (social) learning challenge, and it is hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 JULY 2016. Week 2: How to design a learning campaign or challenge. Week 4: Showcase your own campaign or challenge.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Here we (should) see organization wide Enterprise Social Networks like Jive and Yammer, etc. Yeah, my life is exciting ;). Maybe OneNote?

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Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

Tags: Culture social networking formal informal micro-blogging social social learning twitter yammer

Curating & coordinating learning opportunities for the workplace

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public online workshop runs: 6 JUNE – 1 JULY 2016. Agenda. Curation: the why, what and how. Presenting curated resources: usability and relevance. Ongoing curation in learning flows. Coordinating live events (in a Learning Lounge or Learning Network). About this workshop.

L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May

Jane Hart

think it is both an effective (and enjoyable) structure and I learned a huge amount by completing the weekly Challenge activities and by learning with others on Yammer. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. PART A: PERSONAL LEARNING.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012

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Narration of Work

Harold Jarche

Hans de Zwart discusses a narrating-your-work experiment that had a 17 member team use Yammer to share daily experiences with colleagues.

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Online Community Management (Workshop)

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public online workshop runs: 30 MAY – 24 JUNE. Agenda. Measuring success.

The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association

Jane Hart

Membership of the MWL Association includes: access to the private Yammer network hosted by Jane Hart for ongoing […]. Social learning

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

I recently read a powerful blog post by Helen Blunden called  Learning & Development need to get their groove back. Social learning

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

These might be proprietary systems like Jive , Podio , Yammer , Socialcast , or open source software, like WordPress / Buddypress  or Elgg.

Love at The Commission

Euen Semple

Two days later, after coming back from the mission, the first thing I saw on my PC’s screen was the message: Yammer at the Commission! The results of this Yammer meeting you can see today. Love’ at the Commission By Maria (DG EAC). I was rather sceptical when somebody told me about using Facebook, Twitter and so on. It does a lot.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

There is an opportunity for platforms like Yammer & Socialcast or Brainpark to bridge the structured with the informal.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public social online workshop runs: 15 February – 11 March 2016.