Category Archives: Collaboration & ESN

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Announcing Microsoft Teams (and the end of Yammer?)

Microsoft has just announced a major addition to the Office 365 digital workplace. It’s called Microsoft Teams. In a nutshell it provides a single place where teams can connect, chat, share and collaborate. But does it spell the end of Yammer?

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What are the big intranet trends?

Sometimes customers ask simple but great questions: “What are the big intranet trends I need to be aware of as I consider rebuilding our corporate intranet?”. As intranet practitioners it’s very easy to become immersed in detail and forget the bigger picture. This question made me think.

Jeff Teper - Corporate VP of SharePoint and OneDrive at Microsoft

The Future of SharePoint (London Sessions)

I just got back from a session held at Microsoft’s offices in Paddington for a bunch of SharePoint consultancies and hosted by Jeff Teper, VP of SharePoint. Whilst there was some repetition of key points from the big global event held on 4th May we learned a few new things.

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Yammer and gamification

We arranged a webinar and discussion with Scott Ward, looking into gamification tactics and use of Yammer. Take a look at our notes, and watch / listen to the recording.

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Establishing an ESN

Sharon O’Dea, of Standard Charter and 300 Seconds, tackles the different needs of networks and communities, and how you can better roll-out and support your enterprise social network.

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A gold win for CSR at the Intranet Innovation Awards

Our work with Johnson & Johnson has won gold at the Intranet Innovation Awards. We developed and deployed a mobile intranet specifically to engage employees and raise money for life-altering operations – giving smiles to children.