Skype for Business integration in Yammer


Yammer is very cool social media plugin within the office. It makes more strong bonding among departments. We found it very useful tool in our organization. With the new Roadmap plan, MS has enhanced its features with Some basic options.

Beginning July 2017, Yammer users with a Skype for Business subscription will start seeing the Skype for the Business icon on the Office 365 navigation bar in Yammer.

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 14805.

On the navigation bar, click (or tap) the Skype for Business icon ( Skype for Business icon on the Office 365 navigation bar ).

Choose the Skype for a Business task that you want to do.

 

Search for people in your organization

  1. Click (or tap) the magnifying glass ( Search for contacts ).
  2. In the search box, type the name of who you want to contact.
  3. Select the person from the contacts list.
  4. To add the person to your contacts list, click Add To Contacts.

 

View your contacts list

  1. Click (or tap) the address book icon ( View your contacts list ).
  2. Choose a contact from the list or search for someone else.

Start a conversation

  1. Click (or tap) the plus sign ( Start a conversation ).
  2. In the conversation window, type your message.
How does it affect me?
Yammer users with Skype for Business subscription can now launch and perform some basic Skype for Business tasks right from their Office 365 navigation bar in Yammer.
This feature will initially be available for first release customers and will start rolling out to a subset of production customers starting mid-July, with the majority of customers receiving this update by the end of July.
What do I need to do to prepare for this change?
This feature will be on by default. While no action is required,
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