I’ve heard some rumors around new Social Mediaspace here at MCDM program. I assume that the creation of some kind of a collaboration platform would be a necessary part of this project. I know that there is a group of people working on it. That’s pretty much all I know about it.

For some reason, not too many people talk about it on Flip the Media blog (which is a little bit surprising). Thus, I’m going to fill this gap…

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Last year Yammer won the TechCrunch50 prize for most innovative startup. It seemed to be promising because of its very viable subscription model that was intended to simplify interaction among peers within a “closed garden” environment. Unfortunately, I don’t have any examples of Yammer successfully entering corporate environments (that doesn’t necessarily mean those don’t exist) due to natural corporations’ unwillingness to give up their potentially proprietary data to third party managed services, especially free ones.

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