Interview: Yammer connected Office 365 Groups

[caption id="attachment_2160" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Office Blogs - https://blogs.office.com/2017/03/02/yammer-integration-with-office-365-groups-now-rolling-out/[/caption] This week sees a milestone for Yammer in its Office 365 journey. RE:Office 365 had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Nguyen and Angus Florance from the Ya…

Yammer – Mark all as Read, is here.

Do I need to say more than this? https://youtu.be/cBptRy2N1PA In February 2016 we received an update that allowed us to select posts and mark all the selected as read. But this update is the one we have been waiting for. Inbox zero people of the Yammer-using-World unite and rejoice!! This video was brought to you by the same warped …

Skype Meeting Broadcast and Yammer

A couple of months back I joined the Skype Meeting Broadcast Preview and recorded by exploration in the video below. I had attended the session at MS Ignite in Chicago, "All about meetings in Skype for Business" and was keen to experience some of the features myself. Questions I had were: [no_unordered_list style="circle" number_type="circle_…

Has Yammer played out it’s role? – My response

Wictor Wilén, SharePoint MVP discusses the question in a recent blog post "Has Yammer played out it's role?" He makes some great points: Lack of integration with Office 365 after 3.5 years Former Yammer leaders have moved on Yammer are making some poor feature choices based on chicken and egg use of telemetry, rather than popular featu…

My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page. This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using: Sway OneNote with Office 365 OneDrive Yammer I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much h…

Yammer and Skype for Business integration – Thoughts, hopes and predictions.

Firstly, let me make it clear. These are my ideas, not a forecast of what will happen. This is simply what I'd like to see if and when Yammer and Skype for Business integrate. This brief post was inspired by a question asked during the Skype for Business IT Pro YamJam, held in the Office 365 Network. A YamJam is a large and focused discussion wh…

Yammer Office 365 Sign-in comes to my tenant

The long awaited Yammer Office 365 Sign-in comes to my tenant. This short video looks at a few user experiences when using Yammer from the Office 365 App Launcher. In short, it's convenient. There is still something a little quirky about "last actively browsed Yammer network." But overall, it's a step that will set the foundation for deeper integra…

How is Clutter working out for you?

Thanks Kumar Venkateswar from the Microsoft Exchange Product Group. We value hearing directly from the Product Groups when you join us in conversation in the Office 365 Network on Yammer. Kumar added to a conversation thread, speaking openly about the challenges of getting Clutter to understand human behaviour when reading their email. What is a …

Posting to All Network on Yammer

One complaint about Yammer is that too many posts are sent to the All Network group. The 'All Network' group is like an 'All Company' DL. We have all experienced receiving misplaced messages sent via the All Company DL. Lost car keys. Fundraiser biscuits for sale. The problem is that it's easy to post to 'All Network' in Yammer. We visit the Home…

Working as a network – Yammer as a Distribution Group

A couple of weeks back, I was given the opportunity to write for the The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog. I had been in conversations at the time about the email features of Yammer. For my post, I wanted to use the opportunity to share some steps that would help improve the email experience of Yammer networks and groups. In partnership with th…