WHAT’S ENTERPRISE SOCIAL NETWORKING WORTH TO YOU?

There has been much buzz about the news of the impending Facebook IPO, which is anticipated to be valued at $100 billion.  It’s undeniable that Facebook has transformed the way we communicate in our personal lives, and Yammer’s fundamental belief is that social networks will have an equally dramatic impact inside the enterprise. To elevate the discussion around… Read More »

YAMMER RAISES $85 MILLION IN FINANCING ROUND LED BY DFJ GROWTH

SAN FRANCISCO, (Feb. 29, 2012)  — Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networks, today announced it has received $85 million in its fifth round of funding, bringing its total financing to $142 million. DFJ Growth, part of the core team at leading venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, led the round, with participation by… Read More »

PLOW, SEED, GROW: 3 KEYS TO ONLINE COLLABORATION & CROWD-SOURCING

Social networking in the enterprise is rapidly evolving from novelty to norm. This fundamental upgrade in the way we communicate is helping organizations move faster and become more competitive, regardless of size, geography or industry. Gartner predicts that “by 2013, spending on social software to support sales, marketing and customer service processes will exceed $1… Read More »

Q & A: THINGS YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW ABOUT EXCEL IF FUNCTION

Today’s post is brought to you by Frederique Klitgaard. Frederique is a writer on Office.com (Note: This is a previously published post, which we are publishing again because it answers many people’s questions.)    To follow up on my previous post about the IF function, in which I showed you a very simple application of… Read More »

FINDING VALUE IN SERENDIPITY

Social networks have transformed our lives — personally and professionally. The way we share and learn has changed pretty dramatically; we now find useful information and inspiration in unexpected places. While you will probably know what your team is doing, sometimes it’s more powerful to discover something that you didn’t even know existed, but can… Read More »

SEE YOU AT SXSW!

Yammer is heading to SXSW this year, and we want to see you! We have several panels and events that you won’t want to miss. Check them out:   The UX-Driven Startup: Lessons from the Trenches Sunday, March 11, 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Yammer Head of User Experience, Cindy Alvarez and panelists Josh Williams Co-founder and CEO… Read More »

TIP: ADD A WATERMARK TO AN EXCEL WORKSHEET

If you’re a manager building a budget in Excel, you’ll likely need to solicit input from your staff. Sometimes that collaboration takes several iterations, so it’s useful to add a DRAFT watermark to a worksheet. Or sometimes a sensitive document needs to be kept secret, making it important to add a CONFIDENTIAL watermark. Excel doesn’t… Read More »

CHANGE THE DEFAULT LINE SPACING IN WORD

(Note: Since so many people continue to ask us about how to change line spacing in Word 2010, we decided to re-publish this post.) When the default line spacing in documents changed from single spacing in Word 2003 to a slightly roomier 1.15 spacing in Word 2007 and Word 2010, customers asked the inevitable: Why did the… Read More »

YAMMER ON TOUR: ATLANTA

Our users are the core of what we do at Yammer. We created Yammer on Tour as an interactive, educational and fun event for attendees to learn about the benefits of Enterprise Social Networks, and hear from Yammer customers on how to build an engaged and collaborative workforce. With a host of events last year,… Read More »

YAMMER ON TOUR: AMSTERDAM

We love the Yammer community — it’s all of you who create transformative and enduring change in your organizations. We created Yammer on Tour to celebrate and hear from Yammer customers on how to build an engaged and collaborative workforce. With a host of events last year, we continued our world tour this year, making… Read More »