Compare SharePoint vs. Yammer

SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Social Software with 39 reviews while Yammer is ranked 8th in Enterprise Social Software with 5 reviews. SharePoint is rated 7.6, while Yammer is rated 6.2. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "The metadata services, the WCF service integration and the Voxel feature are three most valuable elements of this solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yammer writes "improves communication, especially among people in different countries". SharePoint is most compared with OpenText ECM, Box and Atlassian Confluence, whereas Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, Slack and Chatter. See our SharePoint vs. Yammer report.
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Pros
The most valuable features are the Integrations, web site, and search.The online editing capabilities, file sharing, auditing, information security, ease of solution management, and the easy user adaptation to the platform are the most valuable features.This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.For any organization with more than one person in it, if they are trying to organize things to let people in the company know what others are doing, then this solution is good for them.The workflow feature is valuable because it enables us to cascade responsibilities.It has helped us with storing all the documents, which means that people are not going to intervene. There is a way of extracting knowledge within documentation and tracking it. There are knowledge assets for where documentation is stored, indexed and searchable through SharePoint.The metadata services, the WCF service integration and the Voxel feature are three most valuable elements of this solution.Tech support tops off as excellent.

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It's really easy to use the solution.The design of the solution is its most valuable feature.The integration with Teams is the biggest value for us. In fact, it has only become more valuable now that it has integration with Teams. Teams allows you to stream, so that's good.The most valuable feature of this solution is the communication events.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 areas of this solution that need improvement are the relationships between lists, cross-site web parts, and page-building tools.The way to change the version of the files in SharePoint should be improved. The method of synchronizing files from local to cloud can also use improvement.This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.I would like a simpler, more cost-effective solution for connecting data sources with workflows and BI tools, or data mining tools.Workflow is something that can become more intelligent.Search can be improved a lot because we are always trying to compare it with Google Search. Beyond that, it would be helpful to tag the documents.The initial setup was very complex.I understand that some functions are lost when you store the information in a file system, so maybe that's a way SharePoint can improve.

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We tried to integrate into SharePoint, but it was not really efficient.Yammer should be able to integrate with Microsoft products, such as Outlook.The solution must be able to stream by itself, without integration, the same way that you are able to do it on Facebook Live, Instagram, etc. Streaming must be embedded into it.This solution would be improved if it was well integrated with other communication applications.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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Pricing and Cost Advice
For this type of solution, it is not wise to buy it without Software Assurance.The pricing works for us.The cost is expensive, but worthwhile.We have purchased add-ons to handle multiple site collections, form creation, and design.The data classification and search elements are cheap.The replacement costs for it are cheaper if you use only SharePoint.It is very expensive.‚Äč

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38,301
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31,890
Reviews
39
Average Words per Review
304
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6,286
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4,576
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5
Average Words per Review
317
Avg. Rating
6.2
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

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
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara. Verizon, Rakuten,Nationwide, DHL, Westfield, Telefonica, 7-Eleven, Red Robin, Intuit, eBay,Darden, Suncorp, Tyco, Xerox, and ModCloth.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
University10%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government9%
Comms Service Provider6%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company17%
Non Tech Company17%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Media Company21%
Software R&D Company13%
Financial Services Firm12%
Manufacturing Company10%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise42%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise58%
REVIEWERS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise45%
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