Skype for Business (Formerly Lync) Improves Workflow

skype for businessWhat is it?

Skype for Business is Microsoft’s unified communication tool for instant messaging, web/video conferencing and presence information.

Why use it?

Connect to your team anywhere, and access all your communication and collaboration in one place, across all your devices.

Be there, without having to be there. Skype for Business simplifies university-wide infrastructure and improves campus collaboration through tools like Instant Messaging, decreasing the need for travel between campuses for in-person meetings.

Collaborate right within your Office documents using instant messaging, screen share, talk or video chat. Schedule meetings and see IM history in Outlook, and start meetings from apps like Word and PowerPoint to present whatever you’re working on.

Utilize a complete meeting solution with audio, video and web conferencing combined in one user experience and a unified platform. Schedule a meeting in Outlook or start one in real time.

How do I use it?

Training is available Thursdays at 11 a.m. Click here to join a training session via web conference (enter as ‘guest’). Audio bridge is (866) 866-2244 and conference code: 8180941.