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The Workplace Communication Gap that No One is Talking About

Michael Papay | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Michael Papay

Employees want to be more than just employees. They want to be respected for their unique perspectives and experiences, feel connected emotionally to the purpose of their organizations and know how their contributions are driving their businesses forward.

A Primer on Corporate Mobile Communication

Lisa Chau | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

According to the study, only 30 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work and this problem costs businesses almost $550 billion per year.

The 'End Of Silicon Valley'?..

TechCrunch | Posted 10.20.2012 | Technology

There is a pretty fascinating debate happening right now on David Sacks' Facebook page. Exactly one month after the Yammer sale to Microsoft closed, S...

Your Callous Boss Now Has A Computer Program To Tell If You're Unhappy

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

Is your boss as cold and calculating as, well, a computer? Well, now your manager can buy the computer program that's suppose to do what he or she can...

Why McKinsey Says Social Media Could Add $1.3 Trillion to the Economy

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

That's welcome news to the jobs-starved economy. I say it's a natural progression of a truly ubiquitous business process. Social media started as a fad, then became a trend, and is now becoming fully integrated in the fabric of how we do business.

TechScape: Turning On the Crowdsourcing Spigit

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm going to make a prediction, right here; right now: This crowdsourcing phenomenon is just getting started and Yammer is just the beginning of what is sure to be a clown-car chase for the best companies in this sector.

Microsoft Just Bought Yammer

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 08.25.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft is buying Internet startup Yammer for $1.2 billion in an attempt to bring Facebook-like sharing features to its widely used...

Let Him Eat Cake: David Sacks' Supposed $1.4 Million Birthday Soiree

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.20.2012 | Small Business

Yammer CEO David Sacks' 40th Birthday party this past weekend -- held in the wake of recent word that Microsoft would purchase the company for $1 bill...

WSJ: Microsoft Makes $1 Billion Grab

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Business software company Yammer Inc has agreed to sell itself to Microsoft Corp for more than $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reporte...

REPORTS: Microsoft Could Drop $1 Billion In New Deal

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Published reports say Microsoft is in talks to buy Yammer, a company that develops private social networks for companies. Bloomberg ...

The 21st Century Worker: Collaborative Tools Flatten Workplace Hierarchies

Karen Appleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Karen Appleton

Email's solitary reign is fast eroding. Competition from a range of social networking and collaboration platforms "promises to profoundly rewrite the way we communicate."