Posts tagged with Yammer

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Slack, Yammer & Facebook: Who’ll win the collaboration battle?

No digital job advert is complete without mention of collaborative working; a skills shortage means businesses are finally fixing their broken windows.

Collaboration isn't easy to engender. Let's face it, people are nine-tenths of the problem. The other 10% is technology, something many tech startups and big beasts are tackling.

Here are three collaboration tools that are aiming to corner the market.

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Six useful email alternatives to ease your workload

At Econsultancy’s recent Digital Transformation event it was suggested that businesses could improve productivity by getting rid of email for internal communications.

The theory is that doing away with email saves time as employees aren’t fighting a constant battle with their overflowing inboxes.

Also, your colleagues will think twice about sending frivolous messages or trying to kick tasks down the line if they have to get in touch by instant messenger, which is generally seen as a more personal form of communication.

And perhaps the most obvious benefit is that getting rid of email encourages face-to-face meetings, which can help to improve teamwork and ‘break down silos’ (yeah, I said it).

This is all very good in theory, but what are the alternatives to email? Well here are six alternatives for you to investigate...

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Start Me Up! A profile of CorpQNA

The founders of CorpQNA want you to sign up for a more meaningful knowledge base, that extends its use case beyond just sales or customer service departments.

We spoke with founder Douglas Tarr about exactly where his startup fits in the world of wokplace collaboration software.

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Start Me Up! A profile of fresh

Backed By Yammer’s David Sacks, fresh launched a site for verified consumer gadget reviews last month. 

We recently spoke with the team to find out more about their plans.

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Microsoft buys Yammer, bets $1.2bn on enterprise social networking

Social networking's impact on the consumer internet is well-established and one need look no further than Facebook's current valuation to see that, despite healthy skepticism, social networking will continue to play a large role on the web.

But what about enterprise social networking?

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When Twitter met Yammer

I have been exploring for a while to see if a link between our customer service agents on Yammer and our customers on Twitter exists. Is there a point at which the two platforms could come together in the provision of customer service? 

Happily there is. It's a bit clunky but it works. And the answer is '#yam'. 

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