Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This episode features Maria Ogneva of Yammer. Special Guest: Maria Ogneva, Yammer. Let’s bring in our super special guest, Maria Ogneva , the head of community at Yammer.com. Maria Ogneva, Yammer @themaria. Eric : Tell our listeners a little bit about Yammer, first.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Of course, this is why organizations often use platforms such as Yammer for employee engagement, creating internal or private social networks, as it were. Ancita Satija Community Building Guest Posts Social Media Employees Engage facebook Six Degrees PR Yammer

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Awesome Community Management Playbook

SocialFish

I love this Community Management Playbook from Yammer. “Online communities have taken hold among businesses, to connect employees, customers and partners. However, community management as a profession is largely misunderstood and inadequately resourced.

Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? Way back in 2008, microblogging and enterprise collaboration platform Yammer launched at TechCrunch50. They evolved from users to community managers to role models.

If You Want a Culture of Collaboration, You Need to Accept the LOLCats Too

Social Media Strategery

Before wikis were used by the Intelligence Community to develop reports on IEDs , people were creating user badges to show off their favorite NFL teams. Before our VPs starting using Yammer to communicate with the workforce, we had groups of Android geeks and fitness gurus.I'm

Attenzi – A Social Business Story

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s a relatively short and easy read intended to help readers explore what social business means for their organization, marketplace, communities and career. Business Guest Posts Social Media Adam Pisoni Attenzi ebook facebook Microsoft Yammer philip sheldrake social business

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4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. Deloitte, for example, pulls reports from Yammer to identify employees with high engagement and positive feedback on the platform.

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

LinkedIn is blocked because someone mentioned someone once found a job on this online community. There are plans to set up an internal blog, wiki, collaborative knowledge management system, Yammer. The role of the community is to forward on the material, but ssshhh!

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Taking Badges Further: I use incentives to reward influencers in my online communities in three ways: Points for repetitive, ongoing and countable activity. Obvious one is Community Moderator for those that volunteer community admin duties.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

Social channels can offer shared spaces like online communities, which employees can use for project information inflow and outflow. Another one is Yammer. A product of Microsoft, Yammer is a social network for employees, assigned a project. Post by Adi Englander.

7 Surprising Differences Between Male and Female Millennials: Webinar Recap

Ignite Social Media

If you missed our webinar last week on the 7 surprising differences between millennial men and women and their social media usage, we’re here to give you a debrief.

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training. Yammer for adhoc training and Q&A. Training for Corporates is changing… Corporate Education Event Online Communities social media social networks Australia corporate training Course Facebook online Training Twitter workshop

How to Apply Youtility to Internal Communication

Convince & Convert

Yammer. Youtility communication strategy community engagement company communication company culture employee engagement internal communication youtility When it comes to creating compelling content, marketing is leading the way for communication functions.

Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

Takeaways from the discussion were many, and largely about developing a professional brand, creating real networks of people who are interested in the same topics, staying in good standing in the community and supportive of others in their extended networks.

Rest in Peace, Social Media Ninjas

Social Media Strategery

Instead of talking about the number of members of your Yammer network, talk about how that community has positively impacted your organization’s workforce. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Seth W.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Google is eager to tell your story, but without your keywords you could create a situation where consumers have to hunt and peck to find you”) and creating great content to joining niche communities and paying attention to your ripples.

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Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

All the technology integration, collaboration software and community applications deployed internally will prove useless unless there is a fundamental shift in the way employees think, behave, interact with one another and communicate.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

Tamara recently worked with UKCCIS to revise its guidelines on moderation of communities to help safeguard children. Community management, social media management and reputation management is crucial to so many sectors.

This Guy Moves to Pittsburgh and You Won’t Believe What Happens Next

Social Media Strategery

I started Booz Allen’s unofficial Yammer community and helped take it to more than 7,000 members before it became an official corporate tool. If you follow me on LinkedIn or Facebook or Twitter , you already know that I recently decided to become the Director of PR at Brunner in my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. I was with Cramer-Krasselt for more than two years and can’t thank everyone there enough for the opportunities I was given and for everything I learned there.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

From the BigMarker website: BigMarker is a free web conferencing community. With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Unlike other web conferencing services, they offer a community to connect with. Presently is a live collaboration stream or “micro-blogging” platform (similar to Yammer, which my last company used).

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Time for a Change

Social Media Strategery

I created our now 6,000 member+ Yammer community more than three years ago), and Gov 2.0 (I It was exciting to be among the leaders in the burgeoning social media community in the DC area, and I had a lot of fun in these roles. Eight years ago, I left my job(s) delivering pizza and operating a crane in a steel mill in West Virginia to become government consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. Consulting. For the government.

The 3 Building Blocks of Social Business Evolution

Convince & Convert

All the technology, collaboration software and community applications deployed behind the firewall will not be effective unless there is a fundamental shift in the way employees think, interact with one another and communicate. Guest post by Michael Brito , Vice President at Edelman Digital.

#measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

measurePR community member, Sarah Parker chimed in: Q2: Have a benchmark. To engage/motivate your internal community, you need to understand the ‘state of the union.’ All this talk about internal communications was enough to inspire one of our #measurePR community members to ask for some recommendations for getting a job in the field. I figured it made sense to put together a list for easy reference: Yammer.

Building a Social Business

Koka Sexton

I ran the social selling track and held panels with customers and companies like Sprout Social , Extole , Yammer Cornerstone OnDemand and others. Understanding how your community is consuming and more importantly sharing that content is skill level two.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

www.web-strategist.com

Community Platforms (private or white label): Having tracked this space for a few years now, and these tools allow companies to have their own ‘branded’ or ‘private label’ Facebook for their customers.

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Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Evan and some social media news from Eric and Jim ( this week : Facebook changes users’ email addresses without permission, LinkedIn offers targeted status updates, and Microsoft acquires Yammer). So, Evan is the Head of Community at UserVoice.com.

Don’t Be Scared Be Prepared – How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Convince & Convert

Sometimes, but even if it doesn’t the rest of the community sees that you went the extra mile and provided an olive branch. This is probably the most important blog post you’ll never need.

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Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After using both Plurk and Twitter pretty heavily, I’ve come to the conclusion that Plurk is best at its features for community-building, whereas Twitter succeeds more with its interface that bolsters information-sharing. I immediately noticed the difference in community at plurk.

Learn to Walk Before You Run | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

That’s why I love a tool like Yammer. Yammer is a microblogging application similar to Twitter, only it’s focused on businesses. Sending a message using Yammer is a combination of sending IMs and sending questions to email distribution lists.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. It enables next-gen community management and social Web integrations to any site on any platform.

The 1-9-90 rule won't work for Internal Collaboration

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok, so you decide to implement an internal microblogging platform like Yammer or Socialcast, or even an internal Wiki platform like SocialText or Confluence.

Apple iPad deliveries in Australia TNT

Laurel Papworth

I wonder if TNT know their staff member is doing an awesome job of building TNT brand love in the geeky and no so geeky communities online? Community Rites of Passage like this happen rarely (Christmas and Easter way to obvious, Talk Like A Pirate Day way too obscure).

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Maggie Fox

Social Media Citizens

It was a great outlet and I really enjoyed the closeness of that community in the early days – I still remember meeting my very first Internet friend! Internally, we use Yammer , which is also great for sharing content and connecting with the folks I work with.

I Started a Blog But No One Cared | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

As you might imagine, neither of these conclusions bode well for the long-term health of a virtual community behind the firewall. People have asked me to go out to Yammer and link back to their wiki pages. Lastly, be a community manager.

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Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Other tools suggested were Salesforce , Hootsuite , Email, SocialCast , Wikis, Basecamp , Yammer , Twitter , Communicator , Google Docs , Mindmeister , Instant Messenger, Intranet, Facebook (which I find very interesting).

The Career Path of the Corporate Social Strategist: An Introspection

Social Media Strategery

“The Social Media Strategist must choose one of two career paths – build proactive programs now…or be relegated to ongoing cleanup as social media help desk.&#.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Maggie Fox

Social Media Citizens

It was a great outlet and I really enjoyed the closeness of that community in the early days – I still remember meeting my very first Internet friend! Internally, we use Yammer , which is also great for sharing content and connecting with the folks I work with.

Building Your Business With Internal Collaboration

Convince & Convert

Internal Community Managers. Jay: Do you think it’s important to have an internal community. manager, the same way that you would have an external community. I think it sort of depends on how you define community. I think in this case for the enterprise, community.

Enterprise 2.0 Reflects the Culture | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

To add on to your ideas, I would also suggest that organizations would do well to invest in community managers – those people who blog, garden wiki pages, and moderate forums as their primary job. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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Social Pros Podcast – Justin Levy, Citrix Online

Convince & Convert

If you think about what’s gaining steam across the entire social community, it’s all visual. Jay : Speaking of steaks, Justin originally came to fame in the social media community for his adept usage of social for a Brazilian steakhouse.