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Using Yammer during Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Using Yammer during Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

In today’s fast paced, global business world, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) have become a common place as we see more and more companies joining forces to acquire new capabilities and competencies, often related to market share, technological and/or geographical change. It’s fascinating to see that the strategic motives behind takeovers these days are rarely about […]

2015 – the year of the (banking) employee?

2015 – the year of the (banking) employee?

March 7th, 2015 Best Practices, Business

Finally, its here. The year that large organisations realise that with as much emphasis they give on customers, without focus on the employees who service these much-feted clients daily, it doesn’t matter how much TLC they shower their clients with – put one peeved, unengaged employee in front of your largest client, and bang – […]

5 Things to Consider Before Launching Yammer

5 Things to Consider Before Launching Yammer

February 15th, 2015 Best Practices, Business, Yammer

So you are planning on rolling out Yammer? That’s fantastic. Yammer specialises in allowing you to interact with fellow employees and as you may know is aimed at increasing internal communication within your organisation as well as partners and suppliers. For many businesses, Yammer is a revolutionary way to make sure that people are highly […]

Understanding Yammer’s Capabilities

Understanding Yammer’s Capabilities

December 29th, 2014 Best Practices, Business, Yammer

Yammer offers its users many of options in how to engage and communicate and if used wisely, you will notice a smoothing out of your ‘office life’. Therefore, before you start using Yammer as a part of your daily routine, its important to take the time to understand the various options and capabilities that are […]

Common misconceptions about Yammer

Common misconceptions about Yammer

November 10th, 2014 Business, Yammer

When you think of social media networks, you often think of fun, interactive networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc or even a pure professional tool such as LinkedIn. On the other hand, a social network meant for internal business purposes is completely different. While it does in many ways function like the ‘normal’ social […]

StatInsight’s guide on how to NOT execute badly

StatInsight’s guide on how to NOT execute badly

September 2nd, 2014 Business, Yammer

  Read on to understand how we plan to not ‘royally mess things up’…. Our Business plan: – We will not recruit a large team of people before we have a viable product, customers or revenue – We will not rely on the Founders history of selling companies as the only basis for external investors […]

Stat Yammer Insights are here.

Stat Yammer Insights are here.

August 9th, 2014 Business, Yammer

So this is us. A Yammer Analytics application for everybody in the organisation. We say ‘Analytics’, but we like to use the word ‘Insights’. Analytics feels too close to the data layer, doesn’t it? If we were to layer it: data becomes Information, which becomes Analytics. But this doesn’t necessarily mean these Analytics have any […]