Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Microsoft Yammer

Published: 15 January 2015

ID: G00270841

Analyst(s): Larry Cannell

Summary

Microsoft Yammer, a service of Office 365, provides a user-centric yet enterprise-relevant social software experience, but it is not a good fit for risk-averse or heavily regulated enterprises. This document assesses Yammer against Gartner's evaluation criteria for social software in the workplace.

Table Of Contents

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy

Analysis

  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

The Details

  • Where to Find Information About Yammer

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