We are excited and honored to be named a Leader in Activities Streams by Forrester Research Inc., in a new May 2012 report: “The Forrester Wave™: Activities Streams, Q2 2012.” Yammer received the highest scores for its current offering and was ranked among the highest scores in 16 out of 19 criteria, including adoption strategy and market presence with more than 5 million users.
We are honored to be recognized by a trusted voice in the industry. According to Forrester, vendors in the Leader category have a strong current offering, proven strategic intent and significant market presence. Prior to leading the Activities Streams Wave, Yammer was recognized by Forrester as the leader in Mobile Wave (subscription required to view full report), and customer Deloitte Australia was awarded with the Groundswell Award.
Why are Activity Streams important?
“Social activities streams are a bridge to enterprise social vision,” wrote Rob Koplowitz, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research. “They connect workers to each other and to information. On its own, the information workplace lacks a mechanism that pulls together events, along with their context, background, and required actors, in a manner that is attractive and easily consumable for knowledge workers. This is where the activities stream comes in.
You can read and download the full ”The Forrester Wave™: Activities Streams, Q2 2012.” report here.