Editor’s note: The ‘wow’ deal of enterprise technology. This is a good piece of analysis on the Microsoft purchase of LinkedIn. The question is: what will the impact be on corporate learning and the LMS market?
Editor’s note: As personal and work technology merges (slowly in places) it is useful to get a view on how people perceive technology. This research from Microsoft shows that people are generally positive about the impact of technology although privacy is a major issue.
Editor’s note: Interesting to see how Yammer is developing with this news of the integration of social ‘authority’ tool Klout into the platform. Will Tin Can feature in further developments ie a score based on what you have read/attended/shared?
Editor’s note: A survey by Microsoft reveals social tools at work help increase productivity for half of employees and more than 30 percent of companies underestimate the value of these tools and often restrict their use. Thanks to @donaldhtaylor for sharing
Editor’s note: Insights into how a tech company with its own collaboration tool – Sharepoint – is using its new collaboration tool – Yammer. To quote: ‘Those teams that are more focused on the conversations lean toward Yammer groups. Increasingly, we are providing options of embedding Yammer feeds into SharePoint sites for people that want a mixture of the two.’
Editor’s note: Update on Yammer, post Microsoft’s purchase and a wider look at the enterprise social networking landscape.
Editor’s note: Microsoft hopes that collaboration tools built into Office 2013 will give enterprise customers reason to also adopt Windows 8.
Editor’s note: If you use Microsoft’s SharePoint and/or Yammer then take a look at the announcements coming out of the SharePoint conference.
Editor’s note: An interview with Yammer CEO David Sacks, in which he talks about the past, present and future for the enterprise social network.