SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Yammer, Inc., the leading enterprise social network, today announced that 7-Eleven, Inc. is rolling out Yammer to 3,000 non-store employees to enhance communication and knowledge sharing across the organization.
The company wanted an online tool to connect its field operations dispersed throughout numerous geographic areas and centralized operations. 7-Eleven intends to use Yammer to maintain consistency throughout its U.S. and Canadian field operations and facilitate faster, collegial conversations between employees.
In addition to the benefits Yammer affords employees, 7-Eleven's leadership team plans to use the tool to check the pulse of the organization. Because of Yammer's centralized feed, executives can join online conversations, gain insight and respond more quickly to the concerns and feedback of their organization.
"7-Eleven chose Yammer to unify its distributed workforce, drive consistency across franchise locations and foster better communication among employees and leadership," said David Sacks, founder and CEO, Yammer. "We look forward to working closely with 7-Eleven to ensure a successful rollout to their employees."
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