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5 Things to Know about the new Skype for Business Online & Teams Admin Center

April 5th, 2018 Update: Microsoft has made an official announcement of the new Teams & Skype for Business Admin Center here: Announcing the new Microsoft Teams & Skype for Business Admin Center.

At Ignite 2017 we first learned of Microsoft’s plan to deliver a new Office 365 Admin Center that unifies the management experience for both Teams and Skype for Business Online (SfBO). Since then, many ITPro’s have had questions such as what features will be included, what is the fate of the existing SfBO Admin Center, and when will it be available?

Microsoft recently released more public details on the new Admin Center, including features, roadmap, and a time . . . → Read More: 5 Things to Know about the new Skype for Business Online & Teams Admin Center

Yammer Integration with Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business Online integration directly within the Yammer web client rolled-out in the latter half of 2017. As more organizations adopt Skype for Business Online, Yammer users are leveraging this integration.

This post summarizes the features available, and more importantly, two common issues and how to resolve them.

Feature Recap

At a high level, the SfB integration enables Yammer users:

Use basic Skype for Business features in a thin web client embedded directly in the Yammer web client See the SfB presence of other Yammer users and initiate communication with them Receive IM conversations directly within Yammer

Key Limitations:

The Yammer user must have a Skype for Business Online . . . → Read More: Yammer Integration with Skype for Business Online