SWOOP Award Winners share their collaboration secrets

Not taking yourself too seriously is one of the top tips from community managers from the world’s best performing Yammer networks.  We brought together some of the Australian-based winners of SWOOP Analytics’ 2019 Global Yammer Benchmarking Report for an awards presentation at Sydney’s Microsoft Technology Centre.  Yammer community managers from KFC restaurants, ANZ bank, The NRMA and health insurer Medibank were presented with a SWOOP Award for Outstanding Collaboration and generously shared their top tips for a successful network.   To kick off the session, SWOOP Chief Scientist Dr Laurence Lock Lee shared key learnings from the 2019 Yammer Benchmarking Report. One of the most interesting discoveries was how the deployment of Yammer alongside Teams has the ability to triple…

Help anyone in your organisation become a certified ‘SWOOPer’ in just 5 minutes

Building engagement on Enterprise Social Network (ESN) platforms like Yammer and Workplace can feel like a marathon at times. True adoption certainly doesn’t happen overnight and demonstrating the value of such a platform is enormously important; not just for leadership teams, but also for your entire staff base. Here’s the good news – you can easily kick-start the engagement of individuals on your network by empowering them to understand their own personalised collaboration insights.    At SWOOP, we’ve recently developed a range of training cards to help motivate your staff to become more collaborative on Yammer and Workplace.    Who should I share these training cards…

Fast Food for Thought

When I applied for a job at my local KFC at the age of 14, I would never have thought it would result in a 10-year career journey including having the opportunity work in head office as KFC’s Internal Marketing Officer. My first memories of Yammer were in the form of an incredible campaign launch music video sung to the tune of MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This”. The chorus is still stuck in the minds of KFC employees around Australia; “Stop … Yammertime!” The rest is history. SWOOP at KFC KFC launched its Yammer network for all field employees…