Why Should You Use Yammer (or any social media) @ Work?
Article: Six things You Can’t Do at Your Office Without Yammer
In my opinion, social media should never replace personal communication. It is a workplace tool to be employed when a personal visits are unrealistic. Personal contact can be much more powerful than communication at a distance. The six points* made in this article can be summarized by saying this: The employment of social media instantly reaches more people, over a greater distance, than personal communication affords. The purpose of this article is to identify effective uses* for Yammer in the work place.
*The Six Things You Can’t Do at Your Office Without Yammer:
- Social Idea Generation
- Easy Status Update
- A “Social” Environment
- Reduce the Sense of Hierarchy
- Fluid Task Assignment
- Mobile Updates