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SHAREPOINT INTEGRATION TO YAMMER

Microsoft is making good on its commitment to add more e-mail and SharePoint integration to its Yammer enterprise social-networking product.

Maximize the power of SharePoint with Yammer and turn business collaboration into a social, mobile, and engaging experience. Whether it’s My Sites or Team Sites, Yammer deeply integrates with SharePoint 2010 to add a real-time social layer to core SharePoint capabilities. Engage in team and company-wide conversations, collaborate around files and projects, and become more productive by using SharePoint and Yammer together. And when you’re on the go, stay connected to conversations happening inside SharePoint with Yammer mobile applications.
Features
Primary Yammer Web Part
» Embed virtually any Yammer feed (including My Feed and Group Feeds) into SharePoint sites to facilitate team and company-wide conversations.
» Send private messages directly to one or more coworkers at a time and keep track of these conversations in a separate Private Messages tab.
» Manage new messages, @mentions, replies and more in a separate Notifications tab.
Single Sign-On Leverage SharePoint authentication credentials to simultaneously log into Yammer through a single entry point.
Admin Configurations Manage the Primary Yammer Web Part using SharePoint’s built-in Web Part controls and templates. Choose to configure read-only Yammer feeds so that users without Yammer accounts can also view conversations.
Light Embeddable Feeds Embed a lightweight Yammer mini feed anywhere in SharePoint to view and keep track of relevant discussions without disrupting your workflow. Click-back to the Primary Yammer Web Part to get involved in the conversation.
Document Integration Send links to documents from SharePoint to Yammer feeds for real-time collaboration.
Federated Search Find the information you need fast with relevant Yammer messages displayed side by your SharePoint search results.
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System Requirements
» SharePoint Server 2010 (Standard or Enterprise Edition)
» SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
»SharePoint Server 2010 Cumulative Update Refresh Package: Aug 30, 2011

Benefits

  • Comprehensive collaboration. The network unites response agents in the field with claims processors at headquarters, who can tap in on any device.
  • A more effective social intranet. Yammer integrates with Nationwide’s key applications, including SharePoint.
  • Improved productivity. Better information sharing and the crowdsourcing of ideas means faster responses to business and customer demands.
  • A stronger corporate culture. The network helped transform a widespread employee base into a more tightly knit workforce focused on customer satisfaction
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