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The recent changes with Yammer Connected groups bring many benefits: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Yammer-and-Office-365-Groups-d8c239dc-a48b-47ab-b85e-6b4b8191a869?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US but one behavior that will need to be managed is educat

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Also eager to hear the answer.  Related question.  User deleted a Yammer Group.  After 24 hours, the name of the Yammer group still shows in use, preventing us form creat

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Thanks, Lillian for the great question. Eager to learn from peoples' experiences here.

Hello collaborators!

 

We have recently launched Yammer on our new intranet and realize that executive engagement is going to be key to continue the success we have had. However, our executives are a bit trepidacious. One of their concerns is that it’s anot

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While replicating an issue in Yammer with our team, @Tom Kretzmer suggested a hack for users that want a Yammer group but no O365 resources. Create the group as private/unlisted so that no connected groups are attached. Then revert the group back to publi

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What is a YamJam?

  • A YamJam is a moderated, live Q&A/town hall type of event held within Yammer in which panelists answer and discuss users' questions for a set period of time.
  • YamJams encourage Yammer users of a similar job function or department to shar
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We hosted our first Yam Jam today as an organization with our Senior leaders and staff. We leaned on some of the guides in this article, so thanks for that. However, both

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Hosting our first YamJam on Thursday as we roll out Yammer to a portion of our organization! These resources are amazing - thanks to everyone who contributed to this body... Read More

Would we potentially have a short-lived group created for the purposes of hosting a "yam-jam" here? Otherwise we'll have to do it at thread level and spam a thread for an

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Exactly what I was just thinking Dean. I participated in a YCN (back in the day) YamJam the day before I unleashed a YamJam on my organisation. The exposure in the YCN ga... Read More

Please comment with your experiences!

 

My perspective:

  • Home network: 234 members
  • 1st External Network for customers who have taken our main specialty training: 3,708 members
  • New, 2nd External Network for customers, clients, and advocates of a smaller specialt
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Hi Becky,

I'm glad you posted this. I'm in the process of updating all of my content (can't seem to do this fast enough). Anyways, I have been working off a few old decks

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Thanks for sharing Becky! This is great! Do you have any community managers where it's an official part of their job description, or are all your community managers "supe

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Given that Yammer now supports Office 365 Dynamic groups, what are other community managers opinions on using them? For example I can now easily create new groups are are automatically assigned to everyone, groups that are based on office location, depart

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Does anyone have a job description or summary of how they launch employee Yambassadors and what they do?

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You got a fairly good response on Twitter. https://twitter.com/thegaspar/status/864838370056445954 Read More

I could have sworn that Announcement would send an email to everyone in a group, regardless of his or her notification settings.

 

Am I mistaken or was this recently updated? 

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As I understand it, the rules are as follows:

 

1. An All Network announcement goes to everyone in the network, regardless of their email notification preferences.

 

2. A gro

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As I understand it, the rules are as follows:

 

1. An All Network announcement goes to everyone in the network, regardless of their email notification preferences.

 

2. A gro

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That should be the case. Are you not seeing it happen? And if so - is that all users, or some?
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Here are video tutorials I have created for Yammer, covering both the desktop and mobile application.  Cheers, Pooya Obbohat. 

 

 

 

Have also created the same type of videos for Skype for Business. You can find them in this post. 

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Very Nice.

 

Thanks for the efforts..

I've been thinking about implementing this but would love to get feedback from other Community Managers.

 

I regularly do these every week and have thought about evolving my efforts into a Content Calendar. On Mondays, I put up fun/random polls to help cure

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Stellar ideas! Wednesdays were for welcoming newcomers and reinforcing the vision. Similar to your recap I captured highlights in a Yammer Yield weekly note. Friday quest... Read More

Hello,

 

Does anyone have a favorite Yammer Champ deck they use? I have a few "old" ones that I've tweaked along the way but I was wondering if others have something better :-). Thanks in advance!

 

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Hey Lilly. I believe Melanie Hohertz had a version she shared. She definitely had a great Group Success checklist I've referenced many times.

I have had the opporutnity to host several YamJams, but I will soon by doing my first reverse YamJam. Usually in a YamJam, the community managers post questions for users to respond to. But in a reverse YamJam, the users post questions for community manag

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Did you ever run your "reverse" YamJam? Did it work out? We use both kinds of YamJams pretty frequently - and I wouldn't say one is the reverse of the other. Perhaps this

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The YamJams I have done have been open question ones where the community asks anything they want. That tends to happen anyway in Yammer. The YamJam guidelines available i

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As community managers what initiatives have been effective in improving network quality? Did you focus on back-end technical initiatives (i.e. script or automate a post, or activity?) Did you find focusing on the front-end (i.e. training, up to date job a

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An admin of an external Yammer network I help to manage makes every one of her posts as an announcement. This Yammer network is for a large 250 member non-profit board, and this admin feels that unless all her posts are posted as announcements, then no on

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With our 26,000+ employees, we communicate that announcements are to be used seldom, and that they are only for information that is necessary for one to do his or her job

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If you need to add a group link in your Yammer post, use the [group:ID] tip.

 

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Great tip...and it worked very well!! Thanks for sharing

This is great - does anyone have any similar workarounds to hyperlink an Outlook email address within a Yammer post?

I use that a lot.
The best thing is that the Group ID doesn't change but the name of the group might, and this picks up the group name changes in old posts.

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And, I should note, the same approach works with users too...VERY cool!!!!
I am not a programmer, so please forgive my ignorance. A few questions: 1. Are you saying we just have to type [group:ID] in a comment field, and we will get a cleaner li... Read More