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Jan 23, 2015

Pilar talks to Marta Texidor, Customer Success Manager for Microsoft, about how organisations are using Yammer. For the full show notes and pics of both guests, go to and search for episode 14.

00:30 Pilar shares an event she's taking part in on 25 January 2015.

02:30 Pilar talks about some of the features of Yammer and things to look out for when you're thinking of introducing a new tool. (Transcript can be found in

11:45 Marta talks about Yammer and her role in Microsoft.

15:35 What kind of organisations are using Yammer at the moment and the problems they're trying to solve.

25:21 The importance of having Leadership present in the network. How do we involve the CEO and Senior Management? Who can introduce the tool?

35:30 We need to change our mindset to get the most out of these tools.

42:03 - 45:04 We move onto Alan, who's just integrated Yammer into their communications process