AgendaWhat is YammerWhy YammerOther Yammer featuresYammer SecurityLive Demo 2
Yammer: The Enterprise Social NetworkA Secure (private) social networking and collaboration tool for the corporate environment.Referred as the Facebook for businessFeatures and look / feel similar to Twitter and FacebookEasy. Searchable. Shared. Real-Time. Where your companys knowledge livesCan be setup to allow secure collaboration with people external to companyYammer creates a shared communication space helping keep communications clear. Enables ideas to flow bottom up as well as top down.Yammer is NOT SharePoint
Why YammerMore efficient work unit communicationUser friendlyImprove efficiency in managing / sharing documents Finding right information at right time.Help ease server space issues (being in e-mail jail)Integrates with SharePointMobile friendly, theres an app for that!Accessible anywhere (work or home), anytime (day or night or weekends), using PC, desktop app on computer, mobile statusSocial features Like, Follow, Reply, Search box, Share, Groups etc.Easy sign up and use
Problems Yammer aims to solve - Examples
Other Yammer featuresFeeds Post messages, follow threads, ask questions. Contribute to the conversationDirect Messaging Hold private conversations with one colleague or many. Loop others in later on.Profile Create a profile, share your background and expertise, Get to know colleaguesSearch for users, conversations, and files. Yammer uses Office Graph to deliver personalized search results based on your interest and interactions at the company.Groups - Create and join public and private groups. Collaborate within your network with groups.Polls Quickly poll your colleagues for opinions and feedbackQuestions Ask questions, get answers, tag topicsTranslations Yammer web client now supports total of 28 languages. Yammer mobile app support 12 languages. External Collaboration Add partners, customers and vendors to group conversations for inputs.
Yammer SecurityYammer is Private and SecureAll customer data in Yammer network is fully owned and managed by customers that input their data.Information shared through Yammer is private and restricted to employees within organizationYammer takes iterative approach in designing security procedures and controls.Yammer takes steps to secure network traffic and in-transit customer data:Connections secured via HTTPS. Attempts over HTTP are redirected to HTTPSTransport-layer security (TLS) certificates are enabled with a minimum 1024-bit asymmetric keyYammers infrastructure is secured through:Strict personnel access controls including biometric and PIN based locksDetailed visitor entry logs and video surveillance all day, every dayPhysical and logical separation between the web, application, and data storage serversYammers disaster recovery plan ensures that your data is safe and secure, even when unthinkable happens.Backups taken daily and sometimes multiple times a dayBackups are encrypted with AES 128 after completion and replicated securely offsiteYammer can redeploy its infrastructure in cloud quickly and securely if its data center is hit by natural disaster