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…


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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OneNote to rule them all

As a passionate, tech-savvy and always-looking-for-best-solution math teacher, I am always searching the Internet for programs and apps to help me get the most out of my teaching profession. There are bad ones that I use one time for a five-minute test-flight, there are great ones that I use regularly, because they help me. And there is OneNote, the one tool that I literally can’t teach without!

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Our journey with OneNote

As our teachers and students explored OneNote, they found an integral tool that takes the ease of pencil and paper and combines it with built-in organization, automatic back-ups, audio /video recording capabilities, word processing, spreadsheet functions, graphing tools and the ability to change the size of the digital paper. Let’s not forget a student favorite—color ink customization for differentiated learning techniques!