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"We are able to handle more than one hundred POs at any given time with their shipping docs and info, with only one person in charge."

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"Valuable features include the integration with Microsoft Office and the fact that it is in the cloud. Also, it's quite easy to use.""The solution was stable.""The most valuable feature of Yammer is its integration with all the services of Office 365.""The design of the solution is its most valuable feature.""The user interface and the way we can share and search information are the most valuable. It is very easy to use.""Its most valuable features are the storyline and communities.""It's really easy to use the solution.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the communication events."

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"The search engine could be improved and also provide some kind of indexing."

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"I would like to see a fancier user interface. That is one of the weak points of Yammer.""Yammer's UX and UI are areas with certain shortcomings where improvements are required""Yammer should include more integrations.""The solution must be able to stream by itself, without integration, the same way that you are able to do it on Facebook Live, Instagram, etc. Streaming must be embedded into it.""Yammer should be able to integrate with Microsoft products, such as Outlook.""The interface is clunky and could be improved.""If you are using other applications that are tough to integrate into the environment, that can cause limitations.""Sometimes, we lose access to the solution for unknown reasons."

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  • "I don't know about the pricing. Now that Microsoft has bought Yammer, it should be a part of our subscriptions for Office 365."
  • "The pricing is not bad."
  • "Its cost is included in the license bundle for Microsoft."
  • "Yammer is a pretty cheap solution, and it's included in multiple subscriptions."
  • "Compared to other products like Amazon, Yammer's pricing is fine."
  • "We get it as part of our Office 365 subscriptions, so I don't think we pay any additional cost for Yammer. It's included in the Office 365 subscriptions."
  • "I think that there is a need to make yearly payments towards the licensing costs of the solution."
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    At Mediacurrent we often get requests to compare Drupal to other platforms used for intranet sites and social business platforms (like for example). This is often referred to as “Social Business Software”, which has grown in popularity in recent years. I decided to do a round-up of a couple of the more well known platforms and compare their products to Drupal. In this roundup we will be comparing Jive, Sharepoint and Drupal Commons. Drupal Commons is a popular distribution created by Acquia to compete with some of these other proprietary platforms. There are many other options out there, commercial and otherwise, to compare with Drupal but I want to focus on Jive and Sharepoint for a couple of reasons. I chose Jive because it is one of the leading competitors in this space in respect to market share. Next, I chose Sharepoint because I have some history with Sharepoint. This experience dates back to when I built with Sharepoint 2007 a few years ago. I subsequently wrote this blog entry about my experience shortly after joining Mediacurrent. This roundup will also act as a refresher for those who read my original “Drupal vs. Sharepoint” blog. Yammer, which was recently bought by Microsoft and is the tool we currently use for office communication will also get some mentions throughout this article. As I went through and tested each of these tools I used three main criteria in my evaluation Cost Ability to Customize Overall features… Read more →
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    Top Answer:We can send out notifications and ask questions using Yammer.
    Top Answer:Sometimes, we lose access to the solution for unknown reasons.
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    Compared 32% of the time.
    SAP Jam logo
    Compared 18% of the time.
    Chatter logo
    Compared 16% of the time.
    Interact Intranet logo
    Compared 6% of the time.
    Atlassian Confluence logo
    Compared 6% of the time.
    Also Known As
    Clearspace, Jive SBS, Jive Engage, Jive-x, Jive-n
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    The workplace has changed. It has become more mobile, and has become a place where communication and collaboration across all spheres of the business is key to success. This is where Jive comes in with its cutting-edge mobile portal, its enterprise social network, and its integrative platform that is compatible with current infrastructure and modern cloud applications.

    As a portal, Jive brings colleagues, content, and current news straight to your desktop or mobile device at the touch of your fingertips. The enterprise social software aspect of Jive connects business colleagues as never-before across geographical locations and throughout the organizational structure. The Jive platform is completely flexible and integrative, and will seamlessly integrate with current systems such as SharePoint and CRM tools, as well as cloud apps like Google Drive and Okta

    Yammer is an enterprise social network that allows employees,managers, executives, teams and different office branches to engage,collaborate and innovate over one interactive virtual network.

    Yammer creates a social workplace that drives innovationthrough the sharing of ideas and business intelligence, boosts productivity inteams and projects, and encourages communication and connectivity betweenemployees, no matter where they are located.

    Sample Customers
    Eloqua, Hitachi Data Systems,T-Mobile, UBM, Thomson-Reuters, Groupon, Nike, Cisco, and others.
    Verizon, Rakuten,Nationwide, DHL, Westfield, Telefonica, 7-Eleven, Red Robin, Intuit, eBay,Darden, Suncorp, Tyco, Xerox, and ModCloth.
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Healthcare Company8%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Insurance Company13%
    Non Tech Company13%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Computer Software Company10%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
    Small Business50%
    Large Enterprise50%
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Small Business39%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise43%
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    April 2024
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    Jive is ranked 14th in Enterprise Social Software while Yammer is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 60 reviews. Jive is rated 8.2, while Yammer is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Jive writes "Used by our agile teams instead of email to track impediments". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yammer writes "Ease of use and a familiar user interface". Jive is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, whereas Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, SAP Jam, Chatter, Interact Intranet and Atlassian Confluence.

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