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"This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.""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.""The most valuable features are the collaboration and sharing."

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"The most valuable feature of this solution is the communication events.""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 design of the solution is its most valuable feature.""It's really easy to use the solution.""The initial setup was simple and straightforward.""The user interface and the way we can share and search information are the most valuable. It is very easy to use."

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"This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.""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.""The workflow engine cannot support the business needs."

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"This solution would be improved if it was well integrated with other communication applications.""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.""Yammer should be able to integrate with Microsoft products, such as Outlook.""We tried to integrate into SharePoint, but it was not really efficient.""The product seems to just add to the complexity of using existing tools.""The way you want to control the communication could be an issue. It depends on what kind of company you are. We are a public company, and there are some regulations that we need to comply with. Its ease of use can be an issue for a company because anybody can subscribe and use it. There are many competitors that are overlapping. Since Microsoft bought Yammer, it tends to be in the shadow. It is not put in the front from the service perspective."

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"I don't know about the pricing. Now that Microsoft has bought Yammer, it should be a part of our subscriptions for Office 365."

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Top Answer: The user interface and the way we can share and search information are the most valuable. It is very easy to use.
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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 Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm5%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company17%
Financial Services Firm17%
Non Tech Company17%
Comms Service Provider13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider19%
Manufacturing Company7%
Insurance Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
REVIEWERS
Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about SharePoint vs. Yammer and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
512,221 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SharePoint is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Content Management with 7 reviews while Yammer is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 6 reviews. SharePoint is rated 8.0, while Yammer is rated 5.6. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yammer writes "Simple setup but it adds to the complexity of using existing tools ". SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, OpenText Content Suite Platform, Box and OpenText Documentum, whereas Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, Chatter, Interact Intranet, SAP Jam and HCL Connections. See our SharePoint vs. Yammer report.

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