As a daily user of Skype for Business and someone who specializes in it, I often see other users struggle with some relatively common usage scenario’s in the client. This blog entry describes 5 productivity tips that will increase the productivity of Skype for Business users in specific situations.
1) Easily Start a Group . . . → Read More: Five Productivity Tips to get the most from Skype for Business
With an Office 365 Skype for Business Online (SfB Online) tenant that has several SfB Administrators, I frequently need to review who has Administrator access – that is – who has the ability to see, and change, SfB settings. This includes everything from SfB service settings, user settings, to permission changes. This blog entry . . . → Read More: Managing Skype for Business Online Administrator Rights
A scenario I have come across several times and usually forget the answer to is:
What configuration does a Lync user require to be enabled for the ‘Call me at’ conference feature?
In this post I will address that question and some common end-user challenges with using this feature.
If you are not . . . → Read More: Enabling Skype for Business Users to Join a Conference via “Call Me At”
Details of the Skype for Business mobile client were announced today, along with an associated preview program here: https://blogs.office.com/2015/08/11/announcing-the-technical-preview-of-skype-for-business-apps-for-ios-and-android/. Both Skype for Business online and on-premises (Lync and Skype) can sign-up for the preview program if the mobile features are deployed today. To participate, either an IT administrator or tenant administrator nominates 4 of . . . → Read More: Skype for Business Mobile Client Preview Release
In case you missed it, on the eve of Microsoft Ignite, the Skype for Business Server 2015 build has been officially released – the RTM version is available for download on MSDN (thanks to fellow MVP Jeff Schertz for alerting me to this):
The download is 1.4 GB. Just a reminder, it . . . → Read More: Skype for Business News
I’ve fielded a lot of questions about the next release of Microsoft Lync Server – rebranded as Skype for Business – in the last few months. The questions have been difficult to answer because public information has been limited up to this point. Microsoft recently announced that Skype for Business Training is being rolled . . . → Read More: New Skype for Business Information and Training Available
It is official – the next version of Lync is being renamed “Skype for Business” in the first half of 2015!
The news was released today on Skype’s main blog:
Introducing Skype for Business
“In the first half of 2015, the next version of Lync will become Skype for Business with a new client . . . → Read More: Lync to be Rebranded as “Skype for Business”