READY to Try Yammer?
Yammer is our company’s internal social network, a private and secure online environment for communic...
SET Up Your Account for Success
Congratulations on joining Yammer!
Let’s get your account set up so you can start to use Y...
GO Forth and Use Yammer!
It’s time to take advantage of Yammer’s many features and apps, which are designed to help you fi...
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Getting started ready, set, go! By Yammer

  1. 1. READY to Try Yammer? Yammer is our company’s internal social network, a private and secure online environment for communication and coordination. It’s here to help you get your work done and to support teamwork and collaboration across our company. WHY YAMMER? Have you ever... ...Yammer lets you 1. had a question and didn’t know who to ask? ¬ FIND ANSWERS FASTER tap into the network to see who can help, might have worked on something similar or knows where else to look 2. thought of a great idea to build on our success? ¬ BRAINSTORM WITH ANYONE IN THE COMPANY you might find inspiration from an intern, the CEO or your counterpart overseas 3. wanted to know more about where we’re headed? ¬ STAY INFORMED ON COMPANY DIRECTION follow our progress and better understand how what you do helps us reach our goals All while helping our company build a pool of knowledge that’s instantly accessible by any employee at any time, from any device with an internet connection. YOU CAN USE YAMMER TO › meet co-workers who share your interests › coordinate work for projects and teams › find the expert help you need to complete a task › gain visibility into what’s happening where › share important news with those who need to know › introduce new hires and get them up to speed › discuss major decisions and manage change › discover valuable information to inform your work › gather opinions and ideas from across the company › communicate real-time, while you’re on the go DON’T WAIT, JOIN OUR NETWORK TODAY! Visit www.yammer.com and enter your work email address. You’ll receive a confirmation email to activate your account. Accept the Usage Policy and you’re in! QUESTIONS? Contact your Network Admin or visit help.yammer.com     © Yammer 2011 www.yammer.com | info@yammer-inc.com
  2. 2. SET Up Your Account for Success Congratulations on joining Yammer! Let’s get your account set up so you can start to use Yammer to communicate, collaborate and share information. COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE Your Yammer Profile helps your co-workers learn more about you, your background and your work experience, while letting them put a face to a name. Here’s how to set it up: 1. In browser, click on your name at the top 5. Add your job title, department, location, contact right corner of the screen information and any other details, including links to 2. Select to Edit Account your profiles on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn 3. Upload a headshot 4. On left side bar, click on Profile 6. Click Save MANAGE YOUR NOTIFICATIONS By default, Yammer will send you a daily email activity summary. You can change this notification to weekly or never. Here’s how to manage your email settings: 1. In browser, click on your name at the top 2. Select Edit Account then select 3. right corner of the screen Specify when you would like to receive email notifications by checking or unchecking the boxes next to the list of Email me when options Notifications from the menu on the left 4. Click “Subscribe to feeds in real time” to expand section. Select desired notification settings 5. Click Save MAKE YAMMER YOUR OWN Customizing your Yammer experience begins by joining Groups and following co-workers and Topics of interest to you. Yammer will always deliver relevant conversations to your My Feed, and you can access Groups and Topics directly. Join Groups 1. Click on Groups in the left Follow Co-Workers 1. navigation 2. Browse Groups, then click Click on Members in the 1. left navigation 2. Browse the list and click +Join next to those you find you’d like to follow If membership approval is required, request admission 3. Don’t see a colleague? Click on Topics in the left navigation 2. Follow next to who interesting 3. Follow Topics Browse the list, select the Topic of interest, then click Follow 3. Don’t see a Topic? Create Invite them to the one or apply one to a network conversation You can also join and access You can also follow users by You can also follow Topics as groups from your My Feed and by hovering over their thumbnail applied to conversations or by viewing your Activity Stream headshot and clicking Follow on viewing your Activity Stream their hover card QUESTIONS? Contact your Network Admin or visit help.yammer.com     © Yammer 2011 www.yammer.com | info@yammer-inc.com
  3. 3. GO Forth and Use Yammer! It’s time to take advantage of Yammer’s many features and apps, which are designed to help you find answers faster, invite great ideas, create and access your company’s knowledge base and be more productive. Yammer: join the conversation. WAYS TO USE YAMMER Feed and Groups to see what’s going on PRAISE a co-worker: recognize a job well done and efforts that go above and beyond View other PROFILES: get to know your Create a GROUP: support collaboration for a co-workers’ background and expertise team, department or a common interest LIKE a comment: show that you appreciate @MENTION colleague or add them to the cc or agree with what someone shared bar: draw their attention to the conversation Share a helpful LINK: post timely articles Send a PRIVATE MESSAGE: discuss a sensitive and relevant news so others can benefit issue and keep matters discreet REPLY to a message post: provide Conduct a SEARCH: view related conversations answers, insights or suggestions and files, find people who know the context Post an UPDATE: use the Publisher to start Collaborate on a File: follow, share, and discuss a conversation or find what you need files to any message for others to preview and Browse conversations: access your My comment Take a POLL: gather opinions and feedback for other to edit and provide comments Promote an EVENT: use an Event to build Share a CONVERSATION across groups: awareness about an upcoming activity + Create a PAGE: co-author content to publish from others to help inform your decision share existing conversations in a group with others, in a private message or in another group Email a FILE or PAGE: simply and securely share a file or Page with external parties Ask a QUESTION: collect answers and help from anywhere, anytime others benefit from collective wisdom These are just some of many ways Yammer helps you communicate and collaborate with co-workers to get more done. D ON’T F ORG ET! You can also access Yammer from any mobile device using its apps for the iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone. Visit https://www.yammer.com/about/applications for more details. QUESTIONS? Contact your Network Admin or visit help.yammer.com     © Yammer 2011 www.yammer.com | info@yammer-inc.com

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