All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yammer’

Microsoft Makes Office 365, Yammer Improvements

This week, Microsoft has been talking up its approach to modern collaboration and “the rise of dynamic teams“. “Over the last decade, the way people work has had incredible influence on productivity solutions,” a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews. “The need for seamless teamwork and a collective knowledge base across the company continues to drive new experiences for collaboration; …

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Microsoft Adds Yammer Conversations To OneDrive, SharePoint Online Files

Microsoft is rolling out new enterprise social experiences across Office 365, as announced at the SharePoint Conference earlier this year. First, they’re launching Yammer conversation capabilities in Office apps. “Instead of going back and forth with email attachments for feedback on a document, new Yammer document conversations allow people to share ideas, questions, images and videos directly alongside their content,” …

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HootSuite Adds Yammer to its App Directory

HootSuite today announced that it is adding Yammer to its growing list of supported social network platforms. Yammer is now available through the HootSuite App Directory. HootSuite is a social media management platform used by companies to coordinate their social marketing across multiple social network platforms. Yammer is enterprise social network that allows companies and organizations to facilitate private social …

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Yammer Crashes Following Microsoft Purchase [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Shelley Risk, Yammer’s Director of Communications, has sent WebProNews the following statement: Yammer experienced an outage today at approx. 6:24 a.m. PST for 20 minutes, followed by a period of slowness and was back to normal by 8:34 a.m. We are still determining the cause of the outage. ORIGINAL STORY: Yesterday we brought you news that enterprise-exclusive social media …

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Microsoft to Acquire Yammer for $1.2 Billion

About ten days ago, we reported that Yammer was in talks with Microsoft to discuss terms of an acquisition. While nothing had been confirmed, it certainly looked like the wheels were set in motion. Today, we learn that Microsoft is going ahead with a deal to purchase the company for $1.2 billion. Of course, the acquisition is subject to the …

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Microsoft Apparently Buying Yammer Now

A day after rumors began to surface that Microsoft was in talks to acquire Yammer, a Facebook-like website that provides closed-circuit social networks for businesses, the two companies have allegedly settled on a deal. According to The Wall Street Journal‘s sources that are “familiar with the matter,” Yammer has agreed on a Microsoft purchase for the zinging price of $1.2 …

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Microsoft May Acquire Yammer Social Network

Microsoft is in talks with business social networking site, Yammer to discuss an acquisition. Yammer provides enterprise and business customers with all the tools they need to collaborate online. The acquisition would allow Microsoft to compete with other providers like Oracle and Salesforce.com. The deal would cost Microsoft about $1 billion. Yammer was founded in 2008 by ex-PayPal COO, David …

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Yammer Talks Salesforce Integration and “Friends with Benefits” Campaign

Although Yammer and Salesforce have had a bit of a rocky past, Yammer recently announced that it was integrating activity streams from Salesforce into its own service. This means that sales leads, marketing campaigns, and other content that is entered into Salesforce will appear in Yammer’s stream as well.

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Yammer CEO Slams Salesforce’s New Chatter.com

It would appear that Yammer is not thrilled with Salesforce’s latest foray into social media-based productivity. Yesterday, Salesforce announced the launch of chatter.com, a free way for any business with its own email address to create a private social network for their company. 

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