Tag: Social

What’s next in Yammer/SharePoint integration – November 2013 Updates
What’s next in Yammer/SharePoint integration – November 2013 Updates
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Microsoft has recently rolled out new elements of their integration roadmap between Yammer and SharePoint /Office 365 (For background, here’s the announcement.) There’s a lot to it, including new mobile clients and the ability to launch new discussions directly from documents in SharePoint Online. But let’s focus on email integration and Yammer Enterprise.

Is Yammer confusing the SharePoint Roadmap?
Is Yammer confusing the SharePoint Roadmap?
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It’s amazing to watch the confusion followed by crazy mudslinging that’s going on in the market these days. The big acquisition a year ago by Microsoft has endorsed enterprise social in a big way. I’m personally looking forward to the big battles ahead of head on SalesForce.com with Chatter, and Jive Software as well as Microsoft Social with CRM and SharePoint and more building on the Yammer social roadmap. Looking forward to following this in my new role. Microsoft has made big bets, and over the course of the next year I hope and expect to see a clearer road ahead.

Does Social Media Equal Collaboration?
Does Social Media Equal Collaboration?
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I ran across an interesting article by Rachel Miller summarizing research gathered by her company, All Things IC, and simply-communicate.com, a community for internal communications professionals, that asked an important question for those of us in the broader information management space: What does your organization call internal social media within your company?”

SharePoint Social Versus Yammer: What Makes Sense For You?
SharePoint Social Versus Yammer: What Makes Sense For You?
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In my second Social 101 session presented this week at the Worldwide Partner Conference (#WPC13, www.digitalwpc.com) in Houston, I tried to shed some light on the confusion between social features in SharePoint 2013 and Yammer. My session directly followed that of the Yammer team, who stood by throughout my session (I suspect to ensure that I didn’t say anything crazy).

Social Networks and New Technology Paradigms
Social Networks and New Technology Paradigms
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In the previous articles we saw that process innovation declined with the wise definition of crowd sourcing and collective intelligence is a very important lesson learnt from Social Network even more considering the new conversation patterns between user and systems enforced by context aware application, but what we can learn from implementation of such systems, which are the insights we can capture? Is there anything that can consider in our daily business? Can we run another trip over some common social networks features and consider the correspondents in our daily business? Let’s continue the journey with our new friend FourSquare using it as our playground to play and explore its technical features and we’ll see whether we can get inspired.

Unlocking Insights and Measuring Success Across the Social Enterprise
Unlocking Insights and Measuring Success Across the Social Enterprise
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Eighty percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on SharePoint for internal collaboration. But what started as a way to manage content and communication across organizations has evolved with the emergence of the social enterprise. Yesterday’s intranet has transformed into a more dynamic, user-friendly environment for interacting with information and people.

Whitepaper - Social Information Management
Whitepaper – Social Information Management
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Today the usage of social networks is ingrained into our day to day live. Platforms such as Facebook will soon reach one billion registered users, more than 50 million professionals engage with each other on LinkedIn, the Google +1 button is starting to influence the purchasing decisions that we make based on our friends’ recommendations and Twitter motivates people to post an average of 50 million tweets a day.

SharePoint as a Social Business Hub: Tips to Transform
SharePoint as a Social Business Hub: Tips to Transform
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As we learned in last Wednesday’s Social Business TweetJam, creating a social business requires a unique combination of people, process and technology. For SharePoint users, the technology is the easy part, but getting the people and process in place can be challenging.