Interview: Yammer connected Office 365 Groups

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 Yammer team. For 18 months or so, Yammer observers have seen few changes in the product. The long-awaited "Mark all as read" arrived last year, which made a … Continue reading Interview: Yammer connected Office 365 Groups

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_number" animate="yes" font_weight=""] What was … Continue reading Skype Meeting Broadcast and Yammer

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

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 … Continue reading My #MSIgnite 2015

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

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 … Continue reading Yammer Office 365 Sign-in comes to my tenant