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.

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.

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Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 14 January 2011 Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative" Yammer announced a new feature yesterday : Leaderboards Leaderboards gives users access to statistics about their network activity. Business or Pleasure? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Yammer overstretches - and.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 5 June 2010 Yammer overstretches - and breaks I have been using Yammer for almost a year now together with almost 8,000 colleagues from Capgemini , and its a wonderful way to share anything with your colleagues. Business or Pleasure? -

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] #.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

The most prominent players are Yammer , now part of Microsoft, and Salesforce.com’s Chatter , and each have built out from that core to wider functionality. Future of work Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter. Suncorp is using Yammer internally. Financial services Social media Social networks Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

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 #.

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. 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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My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-14

Jane Hart

Turn Up Engagement With A Yammer Treasure Hunt! link] via @ Yammer #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterEducation at its very best – Brighton rocks! link] #. Those hard soft-skills [link] by@hjarche #. RT @ CommonCraft : In case you missed it: We are now a video subscription service for educators and businesses: [link] #. Google Plus vs Facebook infographic [link] #. It’s about networks [link] by @ hjarche #.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Twitter is the newest tool for self-published stories, from FastCompany [link] #. Running a Successful Yammer Event [link] via @ Yammer #. Why I Still Prefer Twitter Over Google+ (Way More) | LucaFiligheddu.com [link] <I agree, simplicity is the key #. Following Twitter (an infographic) via @ techcrunch [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07

Jane Hart

Google Plus and Twitter – how they work for me hand-in hand [link] by @ elsua #. pgsimoes, @ Yammer & @ themaria thnx for bringing me my top news! lrnchat Q0) I learn so much everyday – in places like Twitter – too many things to mention #. How many Twitter users started later than you did? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterRT @ bigthink : Is 16th Century Teaching the Future of Education? link] #.

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

Shortly after Forrester announced that Deloitte Australia’s Yammer network had won its 2011 Forrester Groundswell award in the category of Collaboration Systems. Half of their 5,000 staff are on Yammer, with 150 conversations a day.

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

Dan Pontefract

The problem, however, is that due to the rise in popularity of Twitter and its consumer driven use as a life-casting tool, the inherent company benefits get lost in the shuffle. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

The top tool for the 4 th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2 nd ) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive) (3 rd ) retaining their places for the 3 rd year in succession.

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Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the highlights of what Mark had to say, via the Twitter stream that accompanied yesterday’s conversation: Getting new hires to narrate their work, through blogs and other social media, is a good practice.

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iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

We discussed Twitter for professional development and I suggested two weekly chats that might be of interest: #lrnchat & #KMers. Jane Hart hosts two communities, Social Learning (on Yammer) as well as Share and Learn (using the open source WPMU platform).

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Love at The Commission

Euen Semple

I was rather sceptical when somebody told me about using Facebook, Twitter and so on. 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. This wonderful article, reproduced with her permission, by Maria Podlasek-Ziegler at The European Commission totally nails why social matters in organisations. Love’ at the Commission By Maria (DG EAC).

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

We also see it in twitter (see Twitter for Learning ). While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion.

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Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

It is case by case as to whether social tools such as Facebook or Twitter should be banned or enabled, depending on its relevance to the job being performed – in many cases they do support value creation. Peter Williams of Deloitte will only hire people who have strong Twitter profiles.

2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

I loved every second of it, letting myself be driven by The Circle of Inspiration that this outside world is, Twitter, Blogs and comments all leading one to the other. I only use Twitter to publish my blog posts, and had 250 followers at the beginning of 2010, and almost 1,000 at the end.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

The other 6 are: 5 – Twitter - this is probably my most indispensable tool again this year. 6 – Tweetdeck and Tweetchat are also key tools for me to make good use of Twitter.

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Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

DET CEO Michael Coutts-Trotter embraced social media, including using Twitter and creating a number of YouTube videos. . DET launched Yammer internally, and soon grew to 13,311 users, with the most active time Sunday evenings. One story is a teacher who had a new student who knew one word of English, who went to Yammer to ask for help and got significant useful advice from the network.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. There is a lot of discussion around this ongoing on Yammer, as you probably can guess. Business or Pleasure? -

Monitter - Keyword Tracking of twitter

Mark Oehlert

You enter three keywords and then Monitter tracks those words in twitter and pushes the results into three columns. could see this and/or its accompanying widget being a sort of dashboard for tracking twitter feeds relevant to or from within your organization.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Twitter. If your organization doesn’t like the idea of using Twitter for company conversations, then the next best thing is to set up some sort of corporate company (Twitter-like) network. Yammer (on the 2010 list at #20) might be a possibility.

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Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

Twitter, of course, is where I follow folks of interest professionally, personally, or even politically. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. And I use IFTTT to send blog announcements to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. So what’s your social media policy? It’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me.

Open Jobs, Open Net

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. … but a majority of those using Yammer are more engaged – again via @donnyo. 66 percent of surveyed users say they feel more engaged at their company because of Yammer.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

For many people, social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+ have become important parts of their personal and professional lives in this respect. Tweet.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

The social business bandwagon has arrived and companies are installing Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, HootSuite, and more to replace outmoded intranets and improve the way they transact business. What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks.

Vote for your favorite learning tool

Jay Cross

My ten, in no particular order, are: Twitter. Discussion groups (Yammer, Socialcast, Google Groups, Yahoo Groups, Skype chats, etc.). It’s time to vote for your ten favorite learning tools. Jane Hart started this poll five years ago. I was the first participant. .

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter) is probably the best place to start. The usual answer is to use Yammer , which limits access to people with the same e-mail address. Tweet As we were discussing social learning this week, several people asked, where do I start?

Two simple backchannel options

Harold Jarche

It should not be open to the general public (thus eliminating Twitter). Using the P2 theme , available with a free wordpress.com account, you can set up a private community activity stream that looks much like Yammer. Benefits include customization, the addition of explanatory pages and several widgets, including Twitter feeds. Tweet I’ve been looking at some simple ways to add a backchannel for a conference, with a few major constraints.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

If your audience is already on a laptop and connected wirelessly, then you can use techniques such as Twitter Conference Ideas with twitter as a back-channel or twitter to post links to the audience. Some percentage of that audience was taking notes and chatting on Yammer. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur.

A truckload of Twitter tools and some peachy keen visualizations.

Mark Oehlert

My netvibes page is rapidly falling into disuse thanks to Twitter. I understand that there is a masked asymmetry involved in Twitter but it just feels like a great rolling conversation in the hallway of this awesome conference where everybody interesting just happens to be chatting it up. BigTweet : A way to post to your Twitter feed from any Web page. Found it through Twitter of course.

Working Smarter, one day at a time

Harold Jarche

Yesterday’s event was only one part of many conversations that started several years ago on our blogs and continues on Twitter and other platforms. Yammer & Status.net ).

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Zapposdirectly engages with its customers on Twitter, fostering higher levels of two-way trust. Blogs allow flow and micro-blogs, like Twitter, enable great flow due to the constraint of 140 characters. NYT: “ What kind of things do you write on Yammer? ”.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Twitter, Facebook, social interactions: people speaking to people, not a machine to be seen. Sure we do it via a new medium, but IRC would have suited us just fine, basically SocialText, Chatter, Yammer and the like just offer you human-to-human interaction. Business or Pleasure? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion "Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida.