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How I use Yammer

Around this time last year, I was at the Yammer on Tour event, sucking down the Kool Aid and wishing I had a Yammer network to participate in. Now, I’m a member of two Yammer networks—one a collective of volunteers and the other, a thriving corporate network. I’m only new to the former, but …

Types of knowledge

I’ve always found the academic discussions that nitpick over the definitions of tacit and implicit knowledge to be irritating, but just for the record, here’s what they mean:

Tacit – this is the knowledge in our heads that is made up from experience and personal contexts. It’s not written down and is hard to articulate. …

Yammer on Tour

The Yammer tour kicked off yesterday in Sydney. It comes to Melbourne tomorrow. It was certainly a well-patronised event and it was great to see so many people taking interest in what has become a new communication paradigm. I haven’t had much to do with Yammer. I have a login and just little old me in the Home network, but fortunately, Yammer created a network for everyone who had registered to attend the event. So, I had a chance to dive in a see how things really worked in there.