Category: Yammer

CollabTalk tweetjam on Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365 at #MSIgnite

Transforming Productivity with Microsoft Office and Office 365

As part of next Wednesday’s “Office Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference happening next week in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the  3rd of 5 tweetjams on Wednesday, September 27th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on an Office-related topic — “Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365” that will bring together an assortment...

August 2015 Content Wrap-Up

Having just returned from Auckland, New Zealand and another stellar event by fellow MVPs Debbie Ireland (@debbieireland) and Mark Rhodes (@mrhodes) – the Digital Workplace Conference (#DWCNZ), which is the rebranded NZ SharePoint Conference – I’m now catching up on a list of tasks before hitting the road again this...

Viva la Collaboration Revolution!

Sitting through the vision keynotes yesterday at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference taking place all week in Orlando, my thought was that Microsoft is finally – visibly – moving in the direction of end-to-end solutions for their customers. Which is not to say that Microsoft has not had a comprehensive vision...

Are Office 365 Groups Displacing Yammer?

Yes, this is my attempt at a click-bait title for the SharePoint and Office 365 community. But you have to admit there’s a Kardashian-like interest in the messaging feud between Office 365 Groups and Yammer, and whether the former is quietly (or quickly, depending on who you ask) displacing the...

Yammer and Your Enterprise Social Strategy

A couple years ago, the future of the Enterprise Social Network (ESN) was bright, and just about every end user was clamoring for the latest consumer-based social tool – and every admin was interested in hearing more about how social would help them solve the elusive adoption+engagement issues in SharePoint....

March 2015 Content Wrap-Up

What a month March was. Good golly. Aside from coming down with whatever bronchial goodness has been jumping around just about every workplace (2 rounds of antibiotics seemed to do the trick…except for that nagging cough), pulling together content and demos for 3 Microsoft Virtual Academy sessions (18 modules total),...

From MVA Studios: Yammer Administration and Power User Best Practices

As promised, here is the last installment from my Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) sessions in March, with the videos now available through Microsoft’s Channel 9, and soon to be available for MVA users. In fact, I just sent off the end of session survey questions to Chris Norred at Microsoft,...

Yammer Tools Deprecated, Focusing on Embed

In a post this morning over on the Enterprise Social group on the Yammer Office 365 Network, Microsoft announced the deprecation of the Yammer app for SharePoint 2013, and the Yammer Web Part for SharePoint 2010. According to the post, these services will be discontinued as of September 15th, 2015...

Four Common Questions About SharePoint Social Capabilities

Anyone remember the flood of "desktop publishing experts" that hit the scene in the early 1990’s as MS Office and the Corel Suite became commonplace? Then about 10 years ago as Google search came into prominence, everyone was an SEO expert. These days, everyone is a social guru of some...