Building a Forum for Innovation with Enterprise Social Network

Today’s post features Steve Finegan, Head of Business Effectiveness and Communications, Northwards Housing Building a Better Enterprise With Yammer Northwards Housing is a not-for-profit organization that was created by tenants’ representatives and the Manchester City Council to deliver top-notch housing services in the northern part of the city. Some of the 340 people who work for Northwards oversee everything from rent collection to repair scheduling from the organization’s headquarters; others…


Collaborative Culture and Crowdsourcing with Enterprise Social Network

Today’s post features Mordhi Al Shammari, Executive Manager, Internal Communications, Mobily Telecom Company Dials Up Big Benefits With Its Enterprise Social Network Mobily is a Saudi Arabian mobile, Internet, and data company. “Our vision is to enrich the lives of our customers by continuously innovating our communication services,” says Abdullah Al Hariri, Executive Manager, Media Relations. “That vision is at the core of everything we do—and our Yammer network supports and embodies…

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Yammer Enterprise now included in Office 365 Midsize Business and Education plans

One of our key themes at the SharePoint Conference in March was Work Like a Network. Yammer is at the heart of this new way of getting things done, and ever since the acquisition we’ve been focused on weaving social capabilities deeply into Office 365. In November we announced the addition of Yammer Enterprise to all Office 365 Enterprise plans. And today—to further support our vision—I’m pleased to announce that…

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Webinar: Tips for searching Outlook

What’s the best way to search Outlook? Do you just type a word and press Enter? That works pretty well. But in this video we cover how to quickly narrow your search with search tools, how to narrow using search syntax, how to search for attachments, and more. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer perfect for sharing in social media. What you will learn at the webinar How…


Bending Space, Time and Distance with Office 365? Delphi-nitely Meet Delphi Automotive. The parts company that currently operates in 30 countries and has more than 120,000 employees. The global business that utilizes the suite of Microsoft Office 365 products to work faster, smoother and more openly. Thanks to Delphi’s “Connected Worker” program, the company has seen lower costs, better use of time and…

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Montgomery County: Better service for my team, county colleagues, and our citizens through Office 365

Lisa Tolomeo, Client Services Manager for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is increasing her responsiveness to team members and internal customers, thereby improving public service. Read Lisa’s story and learn how she keeps lines of communication open and stays flexible to react to technology emergencies and help county employees continue to deliver excellent service to their community.


Silos, Busted: Fast Search For All Your Work

We’re all working across more and more online-applications these days.  In fact, recent studies put the number at between 400-700 applications within the typical enterprise. That’s a lot of context switching between different apps, accounts, content types and formats just to complete even simple tasks like getting project updates or prepping before a meeting. Xendo helps…


Yammer and Integration Sample Code Solution is Now Available

Yammer is introducing a new sample code solution that allows customers to easily integrate Yammer with (Salesforce). With the Yammer and Salesforce integration sample code solution, companies can work like a network to track the progress of accounts, opportunities, leads, and campaigns within Salesforce and collaborate with coworkers from any department using Yammer. The Yammer…


Microsoft Named a Leading Enterprise Social Platform by Forrester Research

Microsoft Office 365 + Yammer has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014, a report identifying the market’s most significant solution providers. Vendors were evaluated on current offering, strategy and market presence. The report notes that “Office 365 shines when you require a full suite of capabilities in…


Social Technology Weaves in Collaboration to Drive a unified Workforce

 Today’s post features Wilkie Wong, Chief Financial Officer & Andrew Ling, Group Director of Information Technology, Esquel Group Social Technology Weaves an Enterprise Together The Hong Kong-based Esquel Group is a vertically integrated supplier of cotton textiles and apparel. “Our supply chain extends from cotton farming and spinning to garment making and then on to labels and trims,” says Chief Financial Officer Wilkie Wong. Esquel has retail operations as well, but the…