Yammer

Enterprise Social Network (ESN) to connect and communicate

About Yammer

Yammer is an enterprise social network with a full range of features to improve company-wide communication. Yammer allows users to create groups, providing a collaborative workspace for teams to organize project deadlines, share files and gather feedback. Businesses can use Yammer to identify experts in the company and find the relevant people within the Member Directory. Company profiles can be setup for each user with a photo, basic info and and information on skill sets.

Yammer can be used as an instant messaging device, with a place to conduct private conversations among 2 or more people. Users can see who is online at any time and use the @mention function to loop in more people to the conversation. The Yammer inbox provides a place to store and organize all communications. Follow all @mentions, group announcements, conversations and private messages. The Priority Messages tool allows users to deal with the most important communications first.

Pricing starting from:

US$5,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Yammer

  • Groups: Create and join private or public groups for small team collaboration.

  • Enterprise Microblogging: Collaborate with team members in real-time, share knowledge by writing posts and reading others' posts.

  • Files, Links, and Images: Upload and share documents across teams, co-workers and departments.

  • Direct Messaging: Have a private conversation with one or multiple co-workers.

  • Communities: Create communities to collaborate with partners outside of the private network.

  • Profiles: Upload a picture and list your expertise, past work experience and contact details and be searchable across the organization.

  • Company Directory: Connect and "friend" colleagues in other locations and departments.

  • Knowledge Base: Conversations are recorded and archived, creating a fully searchable knowledge database.

  • Administrative Tools: Increase control and privacy with a range of administration and moderation features.

  • Security: Messaging and storage in the cloud provides a high level of security for all files and conversations.

  • Topics: Attach tags to content so that it is easy to search and find

  • Applications: Integarte third-party applications to Yammer to improve the network´s effectiveness

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English and 17 others, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

    Pricing starting from:

    US$5,00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Free Version
    • Subscription

    Images

    Custom groups
    Channel page
    Activity feed
    Document sharing
    Broadcasts
    Collaboration on-the-go
    Messaging in real time
    Join and create groups
    File sharing
    Team community
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    Features

    Total features of Yammer: 32

    • API
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Applications Management
    • Archiving & Retention
    • Calendar Management
    • Chat/Messaging
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Communication Management
    • Compliance Management
    • Content Management
    • Data Import/Export
    • Document Management
    • Employee Communities
    • File Sharing
    • File Transfer
    • Group Management
    • Live Chat
    • Mobile Access
    • Preview Functionality
    • Prioritization
    • Project Management
    • Real-Time Chat
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • Search/Filter
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Tagging
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Third Party Integrations
    • To-Do List
    • User Management
    • Version Control

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,1 /5
    (464)
    Value for Money
    4,1/5
    Features
    3,9/5
    Ease of Use
    4,2/5
    Customer Support
    4,1/5

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    Janelle K.
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    • Industry: Staffing & Recruiting
    • Company size: 5 001-10 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    I am a Yammer junkie!

    Reviewed on 2019/12/12

    Yammer allows me to communicate with every single layer of our company - from recruiters to the...

    Yammer allows me to communicate with every single layer of our company - from recruiters to the CEO, president, etc. It has allowed me to network with other people whom I may not have connected with otherwise.

    Pros

    Yammer is VERY easy to learn, very easy to use, organized and provides TONS of features!! I can message others, post in groups and even create my own groups. I didn't have to read any instructions in order to do any of this either! Very user friendly.

    Cons

    I honestly have not found anything I didn't like about Yammer. I wish we used this in every role I was in!

    Tawanda S.
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    • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Team collaboration enabler offering endless possibilities

    Reviewed on 2019/09/30

    It was so confusing at first and I was nearly tempted to quit and unsubscribe, However, overtime I...

    It was so confusing at first and I was nearly tempted to quit and unsubscribe, However, overtime I got the hang of it and my team appreciate it

    Pros

    I like that it is simplified and its quiet easy to use even for the newbies. The tiling of feeds according to subject and relevance makes it easier to get the best out of. Ideas flow unabated and team members can quickly share productive information.

    Cons

    I would like to see Yammer filtering the messages and feeds posted so that only relevant information is retained for future reference

    Steven S.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Open communication across departments

    Reviewed on 2021/02/23

    We use Yammer to share documents and encourage inline comments to act as discussion artefacts.

    We use Yammer to share documents and encourage inline comments to act as discussion artefacts.

    Pros

    Really useful as a persistent communication channel across departments. Personalised daily email highlights prominent discussions that haven't been interacted with.

    Cons

    The email digest could be more targeted and based around previous interaction or posts from close contacts.

    Raghavendar N.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 10 000+ Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    Unique Social network for corporates

    Reviewed on 2019/02/24

    We have used this for solution seeking where we put our request or query and we get response with...

    We have used this for solution seeking where we put our request or query and we get response with what people know about it or sometime we get perfect solution too.

    Apart from work related, we also share the cool pics related to the happening or team events or festivals celebration.

    Also, polls are conducted to seek the feedback from colleagues about new change in the company or changes that is needed.

    Pros

    We have Office365 at our company, next to Skype the other app that is extensively used is Yammer for collaboration.

    We can switch this seamlessly across our Laptop & phone apps. Yammer is social network within the company. Everyone is member as soon as they join and we have different groups where we are free to join. But default, based on our department we are tagged to parent groups and we can view the updates and share our feedback just like Facebook.

    We can create new groups based on the need and invite people or tag them to get their attention. The biggest advantage of this app is your voice is reached to thousands in minutes and you may get feedback from top skipping the hierarchies.

    So easy to connect and easy to use and make an effective use for networking across the colleagues

    Cons

    User Interface is not rich and looks and feels needs improvement. Not sure but it hangs for me quite number of times. Also, little difficult to search for a post or feed. It becomes more confusing once more and more groups are created.

    Vekaas H.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Social networking at work

    Reviewed on 2021/02/01

    Pros

    With Yammer staff can learn to build connectivity at social level across organization and engage collaboratively to learn and develop their skills. Yammer helps organizations build a healthy learning environment where anybody can contribute. You can create knowledge share and interest groups where employees engage in discussion and hone their skills. The key is to use it appropriately. Instead of engaging with outside world, employee can connect within the organization. You can create and send birthday greetings easily and let everybody know that it’s some one’s birthday today. We can’t ignore the importance of connecting socially with staff at personal level. You will also get notification of all new activities and events at work. Sharing anything is really simple on Yammer. If you come across anything which would be of help to co-workers, you can simply share it with the multiple interest groups on Yammer. Also, if you need suggestion from co-workers on anything, you can initiate a discuss and your co-workers can share their ideas easily. You can make announcements, praise a co-worker and create a poll, etc.

    Cons

    It might appear to be a distraction for highly occupied employees. They just might not be able to respond to even to birthday greetings.

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    Yammer offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$5,00/month
    • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    Yammer is available with Office 365 plans. Office 365 Business: $8.25/user/month Office 365 Business Premium: $12.50/user/month Office 365 Business Essentials $5.00/user/month

    We do not have any information about Yammer features

    Yammer has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    Yammer supports the following languages:

    Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

    Yammer supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Yammer integrates with the following applications:

    GitHub, Microsoft 365, Microsoft SharePoint, OneDrive, Sideways 6

    Yammer offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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