Yammer adoption resources

Take your network to the next level with these adoption resources.

1. Plan your strategy

These resources provide examples, templates and ideas for your strategy using Yammer.

Yammer Success Guide

A collection of best practices, tips and examples to make your launch a success.

Yammer Use Case Catalog

Learn about top use cases to build a case for stakeholders about how to use Yammer within your organization

Yammer Launch Playbook

Prepare the strategy for launch, describe the vision, business outcomes and success metrics for Yammer

Yammer Use Case Overview and Template

Discover specific use cases and create plans from the templates included for your organization.

Use Case Deep Dive: Ideation and Innovation

Includes overview, best practices, how to set up, conversation starters, engagement tactics and templates for ideation campaigns.

Use Case Deep Dive: Communities of interests or practice

Includes overview, best practices, how to set up, conversation starters, engagement tactics and example groups.

Yammer Use Case Video Playlist

Videos related to use cases and departmental uses of Yammer.

Making the Switch to Yammer Webinar

Moving from another social tool to Yammer in Office 365? Learn tips, tricks and considerations from experts so you can make your switch to Yammer a success.

Use Case Deep Dive: Leadership Connection

Key strategies and tactics leaders can use to engage with employees across your organization using Yammer.

2. Prepare for launch

These resources will help you identify key elements for a successful Yammer network launch.

Yammer Governance

Overview and guidance on Yammer governance and network architecture.

Yammer Usage Policy Guidance

Guidelines for setting up your usage policy and templates to jump start your own Yammer usage policy.

Yammer Etiquette Guide

Yammer etiquette guide you can use to customize for your organization based on objectives and culture.

Yammer Launch Ideas

A variety of launch ideas that you can structure, execute and modify to fit to your organizational needs. Includes samples from customers for one day, week-long or month-long launch activities.

3. Communicate the launch

These resources provide templates and readiness materials.

Yammer Communication Plan

Recommended communication plan, templates, and timeframes to prepare for launch. These are editable for you to adapt as necessary.

Email Template for using Yammer

Email template with tips and tricks for using Yammer.

Email Template first Yammer users

Email template for the first group of participating users in Yammer.

Email Template Yammer is here

Email announcement template for the launch of your Yammer network.

Yammer Infographic

Infographic that can be used in office spaces or online spaces during launch to spark ideas.

Yammer Poster

Editable poster to display in public areas to announce the launch.

Yammer One Page Flyer

One page flyer that could be used for supplemental communication materials to help users get started with Yammer.

25 Types of Yammer posts

Additional communication materials to inspire users of what to post in Yammer.

4. Training members

These resources are templates, recordings and more to help your users learn how to use Yammer.

Yammer End User Training Guide

Training guide for your end users. Feel free to edit as necessary for your organization.

New Yammer User Checklist

Editable checklist for your users to use in their office space or to complete during training.

Yammer Training Videos

Short videos to help your users get started using Yammer.

5. Ongoing engagement

These resources will help keep your members engaged beyond the launch.

Yammer Group Owner Guide and Best Practices

Group set up information, best practices, sample engagement tactics, communications for group owners and how-tos.

Group Owner Agreement Template

Editable checklist for your group owners to keep accountable for creating and maintaining purposeful groups in Yammer.

Manage your Office365 Rollout using Yammer

Guidance for best practices on how to use Yammer to support the launch of O365 within your organization.

Yamjam Playbook

A step-by-step guide to walk you through the ins and outs of hosting a digital meet up – or ‘Yamjam’- to create a high impact moment of engagement in Yammer.

Yamjam Introduction Video

An introductory video to explain to stakeholders and participants what a ‘Yamjam’ is.

Yammer Guide to Community Management

Overview of community management, along with best practices and tactics to help drive valuable engagement across your Yammer network.

Yammer Campaign Playbook

A step-by-step guide that walks you through the fundamentals of using Yammer in a range of campaign management scenarios. Includes a list of campaign ideas and how they can be successfully implemented at your organization.

6. Measure success

These resources provide the structure for measuring your network adoption

Measure Success Guide

Overview and guide on tactical ways to measure success of your Office365 adoption as well as your Yammer network, including quantitative and qualitative measures.

Sample Satisfaction Surveys

Sample surveys for your network relating to satisfaction and Yammer usage, adapt as necessary.