Author: Andy Jankowski

Driving Yammer Adoption, One Business Team At A Time

This post originally appears on Microsoft Office Blogs. When I first read Gartner’s prediction that,” Through 2015, 80 percent of social business efforts will fail to achieve the intended benefits due to an overemphasis on technology and inadequate leadership involvement*,” I laughed and then, I cried. For...

Intranets Reimagined: What content are your employees most interested in?

CO-AUTHOR TYLER SAUERTEIG In partnership with the Worldwide Intranet Challenge, we’ve applied econometric principles to the results of over 200 intranet surveys and statistically pinpointed which types of intranet content most impact a user’s perception of their intranet. This fourth post in the series is focused on the data analysis...

Are Yammer, Chatter and others in Trouble?

It is no secret that I am huge proponent of, and believer in the power of, Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs). Being the Founder of a company that helps organizations implement and drive usage of various types of ESNs (e.g., Yammer, Chatter, etc.), I am also...

What do Headlining Bands say about a Technology Conference?

Somewhere along the way technology conferences became music venues. Anyone catch Green Day at Salesforce’s Dreamforce last year? What about Maroon 5 at Oracle’s OpenWorld? As I am writing this, U2 is playing at Apple’s iPhone 6 Event. And let’s not even talk about South...

Intranets Reimagined: Have Intranets Become Like Electricity?

CO-AUTHOR TYLER SAUERTEIG   In partnership with the Worldwide Intranet Challenge, we've applied econometric principles to the results of over 200 intranet surveys and statistically pinpointed which intranet attributes most impact a user's perception of their intranet. This fourth post in a seven week series is focused on the data...

Intranets Reimagined: Did we just statistically prove the case for a Social Intranet?

Co-Author Tyler Sauerteig [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='5' up='' down=''] In partnership with the Worldwide Intranet Challenge, we’ve applied econometric principles to the results of over 200 intranet surveys and statistically pinpointed which intranet attributes most impact a user’s perception of their intranet. This third post in this seven week series...

Intranet Conferences: Reimagined

What is social business about? I get this question a lot. Occupational hazard I suppose. Well, it is really about a new way of connecting, right? In fact, everything about social is about a new way of connecting. The difference between social business and traditional business...

In Support of Coworking Spaces

Imagine a working environment where all employees are mentally and emotionally invested and engaged in the product or service they are providing. Imagine a work environment where you as an employee have seamless access to all of the people and information you need to do...