Posts Tagged ‘yammer’

Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork (MS-300) Study Guide

At the beginning of 2019 Microsoft released a new set role-based certifications. These role-based certifications help show that you can keep pace with today’s technical roles and requirements. In addition, they prove that you have a thorough understanding of each particular technology and validate your skills. In this article we’ll be covering one of the […]

Using Microsoft Office 365, Quintiles Exemplifies “Progressive”

If you’re an avid reader of this blog, you’ve probably seen several posts highlighting Quintiles, the world’s largest contract research organization (CRO). That’s for good reason. Not only is the global CRO at the top of its game, when it comes to running all aspects of clinical trials for their clients, they’re leading the way […]

Facebook at Work is a Game-Changer, Folks

In the world of enterprise social networks, Facebook’s somewhat stealthy new offering has the potential to be a real game-changer.  According to TechCrunch, the product, known simply as “Facebook at Work”, is slowly building up a long waiting list of interested corporate customers. Of course it is.  And why wouldn’t it?  Most everyone these days […]

Big News – Yammer Deprecating SSO and DirSync!

If you are a Yammer customer, you will know that the identity and directory synchronization has been separate from the rest of Office365. This means that you need separate servers and software installations to sync users from your on-premises AD and provide SSO capabilities to Yammer. If you are unsure about this configuration, check out […]

Yammer Updates Fall 2015

I wanted to share a few recent changes to Yammer that you may have started to notice. Some of them are small or effected features that no one used. Others, like External Groups, are rather major updates. In addition, Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a leader in the Social Software space for the seventh consecutive year!! […]

Speaking at Tech-Ed Summit

At the end of the day isn’t it all about user experience? Office 365 groups does just that by unifying these experiences across the various Office 365 services. Groups provides teams a way to work together across Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Yammer, integrating the best of all worlds. I’ll be speaking at the Northeast Tech-Ed summit at Boston and Hartford next […]

Definite Scenarios to Consider Yammer (Workplace Social Media)

Are you unaware of what Yammer is? Are you unsure of why you should consider it? Here’s some insightful guidance: What is Yammer? “Yammer is a social network that’s entirely focused on your business (Brad Chacos, PC World).“ It is an easy to use platform for dynamic communication at all levels and facets of an […]

New Microsoft Trend: “Intranet in a Box” Built on SharePoint

If you walked the exhibit hall at last month’s Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago, you might have happened upon a conversation, or even a booth, touting the concept, “Intranet in a Box.” In fact, while attending Ignite, I recall talking about it with a colleague of mine, Rich Wood. Last week, he wrote an article […]

Office 365 Groups Roadmap Announcement – Ignite 2015

You will find some exciting announcements and investments, but before we discuss the future roadmap, let’s dive in to background and benefits of Groups. The world has changed Earlier – Information moves slowly. Fixed workforces; siloed teams. Believed in command and control Now – information travels fast. Leverage the on demand; global talent pool. Always […]

New Additions to Delve

This post goes one level further in showcasing features within Office 365 which makes day in life more productive (Read the previous post in this series) In order to get more background on Delve, read my previous articles here 1. Delve 2. Everything about Delve 3. How Delve makes life easier 4. Global Rollout “Check out […]

Enterprise Social Success: Smart Governance to Encourage Adoption

Here at Perficient, we have some real Yammer all-stars, and I have no doubt they’re a big part of the reason we have such a vibrant and active enterprise social network. For example, one Yammer group I am a part of for partner marketers, has brought our team much closer together and allowed us to […]

A Day in the Life of an Office 365 User

Office 365 comprises of a lot of services and features which can be overwhelming for an end user. More often than not, we hear concerns from organizations and individual users of how roll out of new products and technologies fail. I do not see this as a technology problem, rather a communication and change management […]

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