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YammerAn introductory guide for beginnersWhat is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for work

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What is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for workIts a social media toolWhat is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for workIts a social media toolCommunicate, collaborate, share with U-M colleagues

What is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for workIts a social media toolCommunicate, collaborate, share with U-M colleagues

Restricted to the umich.edu domain What is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for workIts a social media toolCommunicate, collaborate, share with U-M colleagues

Restricted to the umich.edu domain Must have an @umich.edu email account to joinWhat is Yammer?Think Facebook meets Twitter for workIts a social media toolCommunicate, collaborate, share with U-M colleagues

Restricted to the umich.edu domain Must have an @umich.edu email account to joinMost members are U-M staff, but there are a few faculty and students representedWhy do we use Yammer?Not everyone does but its popularity is growing

Why do we use Yammer?Not everyone does but its popularity is growing

Its not a University-owned or managed product but it fills some of the needs for a dynamic collaboration tool

What about Google?Google will be the universitys collaboration platform

What about Google?Google will be the universitys collaboration platform

In the future, people may migrate to use Google collaboration tools instead of Yammer

What about Google?Google will be the universitys collaboration platform

In the future, people may migrate to use Google collaboration tools instead of Yammer

In the meantime, you can try Yammer and see if its usefulSign up & create your profileGetting Started

Sign up for a Yammer accountGo to yammer.com, and click Sign up in the upper right corner of the page.

Sign up for a Yammer accountGo to yammer.com, and click Sign up in the upper right corner of the page.Yammer will send you an activation email, and youll have to click on the link to activate your account.

Sign up for a Yammer accountGo to yammer.com, and click Sign up in the upper right corner of the page.Yammer will send you an activation email, and youll have to click on the link to activate your account.Once you have an account, you can use this area to login any time you visit Yammer.comCreate your ProfileFollow the prompts in Yammer to complete your profile

Create your ProfileFollow the prompts in Yammer to complete your profileProfile information is only available to the Yammer members within the U-M network.

Create your ProfileFollow the prompts in Yammer to complete your profileProfile information is only available to the Yammer members within the U-M network.

Do not select this box.Follow ColleaguesYou can provide email addresses for some of your colleagues

Follow ColleaguesYou can provide email addresses for some of your colleaguesYammer will search the network for these colleagues, or it will send an invitation to these people to join the network

Follow ColleaguesYou can provide email addresses for some of your colleaguesYammer will search the network for these colleagues, or it will send an invitation to these people to join the network

Yammer will be a more useful tool for you if your colleagues are part of the network.Add your photoA photo helps people more easily recognize you and adds a more personal touch to your interactions online.

If you dont have a photo immediately available, you can add one later.Add your photoA photo helps people more easily recognize you and adds a more personal touch to your interactions online.Its optional, but most members have a photo.

If you dont have a photo immediately available, you can add one later.Add your photoA photo helps people more easily recognize you and adds a more personal touch to your interactions online.Its optional, but most members have a photo.

Pick a photo that shows some of your personality, but that is also tasteful and appropriate it will be seen by work colleagues after all. If you dont have a photo immediately available, you can add one later.Install DesktopThis is an optional step.Some people prefer using a desktop application instead of only accessing Yammer through the web browser.

Sharing With the networkGetting StartedOnce youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Like Facebook and Twitter, you can post a message about what youre doing or working on.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Like Facebook and Twitter, you can post a message about what youre doing or working on.

Your update will be visible to anyone in the network who follows you, or who clicks to view your profile.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Like Facebook and Twitter, you can post a message about what youre doing or working on.

Your update will be visible to anyone in the network who follows you, or who clicks to view your profile.

Similarly, you can ask a question, share a link, invite people to participate in a poll or an event.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

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You can click on these links to further develop your profile or connect with a colleague.

Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

34Start using Yammer

You can click on these links to further develop your profile or connect with a colleague.

When you Follow a colleague, their updates will start to appear on your My Feed page.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

35Start using Yammer

You can click on these links to further develop your profile or connect with a colleague.

When you Follow a colleague, their updates will start to appear on your My Feed page.

Then, whenever you login to Yammer, you can quickly see what your colleagues are working on or thinking about.Once youve completed setting up your account, Yammer will open to the My Feed page.

36Interacting with your colleaguesGetting Started

When you follow others, their updates will start to appear on your My Feed page.

You can reply to someone elses post, and/or click on Like to indicate your affinity for their post.

Click on More to view lengthier posts, or a thread of responses in a different browser window.Other featuresGetting Started

Use links on the left side to explore other Yammer features.

Direct Messages are similar to email, and are more private than updates.

Direct Messages are similar to email, and are more private than updates.

You can send a Direct Message to one or more colleagues.

Direct Messages are similar to email, and are more private than updates.

You can send a Direct Message to one or more colleagues.

A Direct Message can only be seen by you and recipients, as opposed to the whole network.

Your Notifications page helps you quickly see who has responded to your recent updates, as well as who is following you in the network.

Your Notifications page helps you quickly see who has responded to your recent updates, as well as who is following you in the network.Have fun exploring!There are many other features to explore within YammerHave fun exploring!There are many other features to explore within YammerSee our other tutorial on Groups

Have fun exploring!There are many other features to explore within YammerSee our other tutorial on Groups

This tutorial helps get you started.

.Have fun exploring!There are many other features to explore within YammerSee our other tutorial on Groups

This tutorial helps get you started.

The best way to learn is to take a hands-on approach.Keep in mindSocial media can be a dynamic and useful tool

Keep in mindSocial media can be a dynamic and useful tool

Like the physical workplace, you are expected to treat others with respect and maintain a professional demeanor

Keep in mindSocial media can be a dynamic and useful tool

Like the physical workplace, you are expected to treat others with respect and maintain a professional demeanor

University HR has some guidelines to help people participate successfully in social media spaces:http://www.voices.umich.edu/docs/Social-Media-Guidelines.pdf

Keep in mindSocial media can be a dynamic and useful tool

Like the physical workplace, you are expected to treat others with respect and maintain a professional demeanor

University HR has some guidelines to help people participate successfully in social media spaces:http://www.voices.umich.edu/docs/Social-Media-Guidelines.pdf

U-M does not own or license YammerAccessible only to @umich.edu membersNOT behind a firewallYou must maintain confidentiality and privacy (see Social Media Guidelines for more information)