Yammer Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Andre Horak
Consultant
Social Business Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 31 2017

What is most valuable?

IBM Connections Profiles are the heart and soul of IBM Connections. It changes the way knowledge is shared and found by allowing users to identify… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Important information, like policies, procedures, and corporate templates, has become easy to find and has reduced wasted time and user… more»

What needs improvement?

Various plugins are available for Microsoft Windows desktops and this adds tremendously to the user experience. Mac users currently only have File… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

IBM Connections has replaced a variety of solutions, including File Shares (shared drives), the company intranet, and the corporate directory. IT… more»

What other advice do I have?

Work with an IBM Business Partner who has skills and expertise, not only in the installation and configuration of the IBM Connections Suite of… more»
Marcelle Braithwaite
Consultant
Salesforce Senior Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
May 24 2017

What is most valuable?

Salesforce Chatter allows for contextualized collaboration on records that allows you to have historical conversations… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Chatter is a great way to connect your users, especially if your team is working in multiple time zones or locations. If… more»

What needs improvement?

Live consumption of the communication needs to be improved so that it can offer more features similar to Twitter/Slack… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Chatter is included at no extra cost for all editions. Chatter is also available to non-Salesforce users for additional… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously, a team had used Yammer for collaboration, but it was siloed from the rest of the business and did not connect… more»

What other advice do I have?

Don't choose, just turn it on and hope for the best. Chatter needs love and attention in order to be successful. Look at… more»
Sergio Yazyi
Consultant
IT Strategy & Change Consultant at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* Managing notifications * Status updates * Reminders * Selective involvement in conversations with relevant threads when they are of value *… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Increased productivity avoiding email "chat" and creating space for focused conversations which are topic or action oriented * Increased… more»

What needs improvement?

Better ways to help people get up to date when away from a conversation for a long time, or after bursts of a particular discussion. Slack has… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

* Email * Mailing lists * Forums * Internet relay chat * Wikis In the cases where it fits best with the team, Slack can be a replacement and… more»

What other advice do I have?

Consider the resistance to text based communication of people not used to it and those with a fear of transparent communication who are worried… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Managing partner at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Apr 24 2017

What is most valuable?

* In comparison to other platforms, Jive-n provides the fastest way to integrate new affiliates into your organization… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We implement Jive-n for customers. The main value is silo breaking.

What needs improvement?

The Jive-n concept of a digital workplace is backend integration. Users see one Jive-n interface and Jive-n makes calls to… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is a fair price, but first talk to a Jive representative. All the landscapes under Jive-n (databases, OS, etc.) are… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I am not aware of any previous solutions.

What other advice do I have?

Most intranet platforms use a horizontal+vertical menu approach. Jive-n uses horizontal+horizontal menus. Some people… more»
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