How to recover from lost Yammer data

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I have been asked by MS support to merge a Yammer sub-organization into the parent, looking into this, how can I be sure that should this process go pear shaped, that the data contained within the parent network can be preserved or recovered if necessary?

I am not concerned about the data from the sub network and understand that it will be lost, but our CAB board will not accept a change that states tasks are irreversible and there is no recovery process

I don't understand why Yammer gives the option to export data, but no way to import it again, so what is the purpose of the export?

thanks

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Export is useful for leveraging eDiscovery, analytics, and other tools that comb through the data. It can also give you some data that isn't visible in the OOTB analytics reports.