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Yammer 2016 Essential Training

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Learn how Yammer works. Find out how to join the conversation or create a new Yammer network at your organization.

Yammer is an enterprise social network for businesses to get work done smarter and faster. It's built by Microsoft but powered by employees like you. In this course, Gini von Courter takes you through all the essential features of Yammer 2016. Learn how Yammer works, and find out how to join or create a Yammer network at your organization. Communicate with posts, messages, and chat; collaborate on files; and create and administer groups. Plus, learn how to get and give feedback with polls and praise. Start now and find out how to foster the kind of collaboration that makes a positive impact on productivity with Yammer.


  • Welcome
  • What you will need for this course
1. How Yammer Works
  • What is Yammer?
  • How Yammer is evolving
  • Join an existing network
  • Set up a new Yammer network
  • Explore the Yammer homepage
  • Use Yammer shortcut keys
2. Getting Started
  • Edit your Yammer profile
  • Set notification options
  • Download the Windows Desktop Notifier
  • Download Yammer mobile apps
3. Using the Home Feed
  • Use your home feed
  • Follow people and topics
  • Like, reply, and share
  • Post a message
  • Mention a person in a post
  • Send a private message
  • Chat with a colleague
  • Set Online Now options
  • View notifications
  • Follow up on a conversation
  • Search your inbox
4. Work in a Group
  • Yammer groups: The basics
  • View and join a group
  • Best practices for group participation
  • Praise a colleague
  • Poll members of a group
  • Add an external participant to a conversation
5. Work with Files and Notes
  • Work with files in Yammer
  • Attach or upload a file
  • Preview a file
  • Edit an Office document
  • Coauthor an Office document
  • Create and publish a note
  • Edit a note
  • Add links to a note
  • Manage files and notes
6. Create and Administer a Group
  • Create a new group and add members
  • Add a group administrator
  • Customize the group page
  • Create an announcement
  • Create an external group
  • Pin group content
  • Administer a private group
  • Adding Yammer apps
  • Next steps

Taught by

Gini von Courter

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