Compare HCL Connections vs. Yammer

HCL Connections is ranked 9th in Enterprise Social Software with 2 reviews while Yammer is ranked 5th in Enterprise Social Software with 1 review. HCL Connections is rated 9.0, while Yammer is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HCL Connections writes "I use the Updates page to know what is going on and which projects are running". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yammer writes "improves communication, especially among people in different countries". HCL Connections is most compared with Office 365, SharePoint and Yammer, whereas Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, Slack and Chatter.
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2,975 views|1,781 comparisons
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6,755 views|5,147 comparisons
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the Activity flow that is used to catch new activities.

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Valuable features include the integration with Microsoft Office and the fact that it is in the cloud. Also, it's quite easy to use.

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Cons
The inclusion of a file plugin for Windows Explorer would make it easier to use.

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I would like to see a fancier user interface. That is one of the weak points of Yammer.Users need to be in the Acting Directory to exploit the features.

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2,975
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1,781
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2
Average Words per Review
265
Avg. Rating
9.0
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6,755
Comparisons
5,147
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1
Average Words per Review
570
Avg. Rating
8.0
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
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Overview

IBM Connections™ is a leading unified collaboration and social networking solution that helps you filter out the noise to get work done. Connections empowers your teams and organization to engage with the right experts, accelerate innovation, and deliver results. All the collaboration tools you need to be productive are united under a single sign-on so you can reduce time spent switching between disparate tools and focus on the people and work that matters most. Experience a security-rich and business-compliant environment sanctioned by IT. Confidently share knowledge within your teams and your organization, and extend collaboration beyond traditional boundaries. Connections can enable you to improve decision-making, increase productivity, and accelerate time-to-market. Shift from being merely productive, to truly effective with Connections today.

IBM Connections can help you: Engage experts. People-centric platform enables you to easily locate the expertise you need, right now. Accelerate innovation. Illuminate and promote new ideas within a thriving social network of teams and communities. Empower teams. Get work done together and take action; anywhere—from any device. Deliver results. Leverage cognitive insights to prioritize results and arrive at better outcomes. Extend collaboration. Safely collaborate with customers and partners, bringing them into the conversation.

Yammer is an enterprise social network that allows employees,managers, executives, teams and different office branches to engage,collaborate and innovate over one interactive virtual network.

Yammer creates a social workplace that drives innovationthrough the sharing of ideas and business intelligence, boosts productivity inteams and projects, and encourages communication and connectivity betweenemployees, no matter where they are located.

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Sample Customers
Yamato Financial Co. Ltd., University of Zurich, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Telus, Rabobank, Christian Brothers Services, Grupo Financiero Banorte, The Loft Group, Dow Water & Process Solutions, JGC Corporation, College of Medicine, Swansea University, solvito GmbH, Loft Group, Hamm-Reno Group GmbH, Geno SA Verizon, Rakuten,Nationwide, DHL, Westfield, Telefonica, 7-Eleven, Red Robin, Intuit, eBay,Darden, Suncorp, Tyco, Xerox, and ModCloth.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company12%
Insurance Company8%
Healthcare Company8%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company16%
Non Tech Company16%
Financial Services Firm16%
Pharma/Biotech Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Media Company25%
Financial Services Firm15%
Manufacturing Company11%
Software R&D Company8%
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