ABB Reinvents Its Intranet with Social Networking Technology

A leader in power and automation technologies, ABB supplies power grids, industrial motors, drives and generators for industrial, commercial and utility operations. To read the entire ABB customer story, visit the Yammer customers page. In 2012, ABB decided its corporate intranet wasn’t meeting the company’s need for a comprehensive platform that would connect and empower its widespread…


Introducing The New Yammer Developer Center

Yammer has always loved its developers and the great integrations they create. That is why we thought it was about time to upgrade the Yammer Developer Center. With a fresh design, it’s more intuitive for users to quickly find the information they need and start developing. We’ve added a number of new resources, including best…


Pushing innovation through an enterprise social network

Today’s post features Mark Seall, Group Vice President and Head of Digital Communications, ABB ABB Reinvents Its Intranet with Social Networking Technology A leader in power and automation technologies, ABB supplies power grids, industrial motors and drives, and generators for industrial, commercial, and utility operations. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the company employs about 145,000 people operating in around 100 countries. Known for breakthroughs in areas ranging from power transmission to…


Rugby Football Union Builds Internal Culture with SharePoint and Yammer

There are many reasons that businesses today might choose to invest in their technology and adopt new digital solutions. However, underlying core business requirements, there is usually a need for some form of change. Companies always start the conversation with “something could change to improve X,” or “something has to change to overcome Y.” It’s…

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Introducing Send Email in Access 2013 web apps

One of the top feature requests we’ve heard from customers using Access 2013 web apps hosted inside Office 365 is the need to be able to send emails from their apps. We listened and today we’re proud to announce that a new feature called “Send Email” is available to all of our customers using Office 365 with Access Services.


Social Weaves an Enterprise Together

This post was co-authored by Ali Kazmi 
Enterprise Social tools are changing the way people work together within an organization. By creating a powerful network of connected employees, tasks get completed faster, information is shared easier and people respond quicker. The result is an effort that keeps a business moving forward together in a rapidly-changing…


Facilitating Community-Driven Innovation

Where do the best, most innovative ideas come from? At IdeaScale we believe they come from a community working together to surface possibilities and innovations and we provide the leading platform for not just gathering those ideas, but delivering on them. IdeaScale is a comprehensive innovation solution, providing end-to-end software, strategy and support that help…


Rightpoint Embraces Social with 100% Yammer Adoption

This post was co-authored by Microsoft’s Steven Piotrowski If you’ve followed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s mobile-first, cloud-first announcements, you know that he envisions a Microsoft that provides the productivity platform that will be the “operating system for all human activity” or, in other words, the single pane of glass through which you see your entire…