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Working Social Summit Recap



Brookley Wofford
Brookley Wofford

Aware had the opportunity to partner with Microsoft as this year’s Working Social Tour made its way through Minneapolis last week.

We invited our network to spend a day at The Guthrie Theater with like-minded professionals who were interested in discovering new ways to strengthen employee engagement and organizational collaboration.

Yammer’s Co-Founder, Adam Pisoni, and Altimeter Group Founder, Charlene Li, shared their visions for the future of a socially engaged workplace and their throughts on how Yammer is fulfilling this vision. A customer panel discussion with Randy Schwarz, Consultant for Mayo Clinic’s Center for Social Media, and Erin Grotts, Communications and External Relations Director at ConAgra Foods, showcased first-hand accounts of their success integrating Yammer and addressed questions from the audience. Yammer team members hosted several breakout sessions focusing on improving business processes with social tools and how to drive network success on Yammer. During the cocktail hour Aware invited attendees to demo recent Yammer integrations in Sitecore and discuss the impact Yammer has had within our organization.

Just in case you missed this great event, we captured a few of our favorite moments below:


Jeremy Ziegler, Chairman & CEO of Aware Web Solutions, and Trevor Olson, President & CEO of Aware Web Solutions, welcome guests to the Working Social Summit at the Dowling Studio space in The Guthrie Theater.

 

Adam Pisoni, Yammer Co-Founder and CTO, discusses the power of a socially engaged work environment.

Adam demonstrates how the speed of information drives the pace of innovation and how tools like Yammer fuel this change.

 

Charlene Li shares her thoughts on the importance of employee engagement and building work relationships through the use of social tools.

 

Charlene moderates the customer discussion panel with Randy and Erin as they weigh in on their experiences implementing Yammer in the corporate world.

 

Trevor and Jason Hedlund, Vice President of Technology at Aware Web Solutions, walk booth visitors through demos of Aware’s Yammer integrations during a networking and cocktail reception.

 

Awarians had the opportunity to learn what’s next for Microsoft and mingle with Yammer Co-Founder Adam Pisoni at the post-summit cocktail hour.

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