Microsoft Teams – Integrate Yammer feed with Teams

While Microsoft Teams, the new collaborative tool coming with Office 365, evolves quickly, here is how to integrate Yammer with Teams to get the Yammer feed available. Teams comes with lot of out of the box connectors – or you can also develop you own For this one, I will use the out of the box Yammer connector. First you must have created a channel in your team – use…

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Yammer – The Yammer application is now available

The new Yammer application for Windows is now available The next time you logon to your Yammer network, check the bottom right of the window to get the application (you can also go directly here https://aka.ms/yammer_desktop_ia32) Once installed the application will start automatically and may ask you to logon; a desktop shortcut and in the systray are available This new Yammer app is more like an embedded browser

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Yammer – Integration with Skype for Business

Starting now for first release tenant and then mi July, Yammer is integrating with Skype for Business. Finally Microsoft is really integrating Yammer with his own product and start replacing duplicate features with the best. So the Yammer IM chat is going to be removed and you will get the Skype icon in the navigation bar – the same way you have Skype for Business integrated with Outlook Web Access…

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Yammer – It is now possible to edit a post

It has been a long awaited and requested feature. Now it is finally possible to edit a post on Yammer. This will be first available when using a web browser, and then will also come to the iOS or Android app. With this feature, each time you edit a post, a new version is being created. If you need (as an administrator) to export the content, all version will be…

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Yammer – The network name (and default domain) will now be managed by Office 365

An update on Yammer will link the network name (company network) as well as the default domain with Office 365. This means if the Office 365 tenant name (not the URL xxx.onmicrosoft.com) will be updated, it will be reflected automatically to Yammer. on Yammer will become from Office 365 Also, when you change the default Office 365 domain to a verified domain (which should be already the case for most…

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Yammer – Improvements in file sharing, now integrated with OneDrive for Business and new document creation options

You can now browse your OneDrive for Business to share documents on Yammer as well as create new Office documents directly from Yammer.   Integration with OneDrive for Business When you want to share a document on Yammer, you used to have 2 options: either upload from your computer or browse an existing file on Yammer. Now, you can browse your OneDrive for Business to locate document you want to…

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Yammer – External Groups is coming

This update is being rolled out over the week. Yammer is being updated to allow end-users to create Yammer groups with external users. This feature called External Groups does not impact existing groups; if you want to have external user added, you must create a new external group Create an External Group Logon to Yammer Click on Create a new group Select External Group And complete the creation by naming…

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Yammer – Yammer User Profile is now using Azure Active Directory

Starting today, the Yammer User Profile feature is now using user’s details from Azure Active Directory to populate profile on Yammer. This evolution follows the announcement of the depreciation of Yammer DirSync (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=747) If you were still using Yammer DirSync, you should stop using it and ensure you are using the latest version of Office 365 directory synchronization (Azure Active Directory Connect – you can check the latest version…

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Yammer – Domains management across Office 365

Finally this is it; you can now manage your Yammer domains from the Office 365. This means if you already have additional domains associated with Office 365, they will be automatically added into your Yammer network. If you are adding or removing domains from Office 365, this will be automatically added/removed from Yammer. No more administration tasks to associate additional domains with your Yammer network. If you want to check…

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Office 365 / Yammer – You can now manage the Yammer license

Since the integration of Yammer with Office 365, the Yammer license was always automatically enabled and there was no way to disable this license. While the integration of Yammer with Office 365 is going forward (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=746 regarding the change for identity management), the ability to manage the license for Yammer is now available  

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Yammer – Yammer SSO and Yammer DirSync are being deprecated and removed

Good news It seems that Microsoft is finally making the long awaited move to consolidate all the identity management stuff for Yammer with Office 365. They already made on step by allowing the configuration to use Office 365 Identity, now it has been announced that the Yammer DirSync will be also (finally) removed. Ok, we still have to wait before having Yammer SSO and Yammer DirSync fully removed (now officially…

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