Slack vs. Yammer

As of June 2019, Slack is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 10 reviews vs Yammer which is ranked 6th in Enterprise Social Software with 7 reviews. The top reviewer of Slack writes "I think Slack is a very creative application to help unify communication across all team sizes". The top reviewer of Yammer writes "improves communication, especially among people in different countries". Slack is most compared with Symphony, SharePoint and Workplace by Facebook. Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, Slack and Chatter. See our Slack vs. Yammer report.
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Read 10 Slack reviews.
12,052 views|5,550 comparisons
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19,281 views|5,452 comparisons
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Find out what your peers are saying about Slack vs. Yammer and other solutions. Updated: May 2019.
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Pros
Its intuitive design makes it easy to use and understand, hence we do not have a need to spend much on educating our teams.Overall, it is a good idea as it works better than most solutions out there.It has definitively made an improvement on our productivity. Information does not got lost in hundreds of less important messages.Its integration with different apps is a great feature.

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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 only area of concern that I have is with the inability to preview received documents without having to download them first.The mobile app needs improvement. It consistently misses notifications.Notifications are not as good as they could be (especially for mobile).Slack could add additional and better integrations.

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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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Ranking
Views
12,052
Comparisons
5,550
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
236
Avg. Rating
8.6
Views
19,281
Comparisons
5,452
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
295
Avg. Rating
7.7
Top Comparisons
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Slack
Microsoft
Overview

Slack is where work happens. It’s a digital workspace that powers your organization — all the pieces and the people — so you can get things done.

Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

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
Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, Stripe Verizon, Rakuten,Nationwide, DHL, Westfield, Telefonica, 7-Eleven, Red Robin, Intuit, eBay,Darden, Suncorp, Tyco, Xerox, and ModCloth.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Marketing Services Firm36%
Financial Services Firm14%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
Healthcare Company7%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company16%
Non Tech Company16%
Financial Services Firm16%
Pharma/Biotech Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Media Company33%
Financial Services Firm17%
Non Tech Company9%
Marketing Services Firm5%
Find out what your peers are saying about Slack vs. Yammer and other solutions. Updated: May 2019.
348,275 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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