Yammer enables everyone to work together in groups organized by team, project and topic. With Yammer, teams have a central place to communicate, share files, and get updates all in one place. Yammer makes it easy to access existing information, to cut down on duplication and re-work, to share best practices, and to work together across organizational boundaries.
The following course provides a proven, step-by-step plan for successfully rolling out Yammer in your organization. Examples of documents displayed in the videos are also provided in the course modules, and many are available as downloads.
What you'll need for this course
This course features Yammer on Windows PC and Mac computers.
If you don't already have these applications installed, use the setup information in the following section.
By using Yammer every day, we can make teams, projects, and our entire organization more productive and efficient.
First things first. Editing my Yammer profile lets coworkers put a face to a name and learn more about me.
Accentuating the positive in our organization is important.
Similar to other social media, Yammer allows me to “LIKE” posts when I want to offer praise or agree with something.
Not only can I learn a lot by following topics that matter to me, I can also follow people who might be experts on an important subject.
Discovering and joining a Yammer group is a great way to stay informed about many areas of our business.
By communicating in groups, I’m able to stay informed with the latest activities and conversations – so I don’t miss a thing.
Sometimes I need to loop in coworkers to a specific conversation.
The @-mention function allows me to directly link a person’s name in a post so I can reply, or call their attention to a conversation.
Other times, I need to gather feedback from others in making a decision.
In Yammer, creating a poll offers an organized and convenient way for the group to voice their opinions and suggestions.
When I need assistance finding important information, Search and Discovery feed can help point me in the right direction.
To be even more productive, I can add, edit and coauthor files in Yammer.
Finally, with all that Yammer has to offer, I rely on my notifications and Inbox to keep up with my highest priority conversations and activities.
Now that we’re ready to use Yammer every day, let’s make it a habit to:
Join groups, such as a fun topic, team, or project.
Be sure to “Like” what we see.
Praise a coworker who has gone above and beyond, at least once a week.
And lastly, spend a few minutes a day in our Inbox to stay up-to-date.