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Microsoft® Office 365 For Dummies® by Jennifer Reed, Ken Withee

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Chapter 16

Your Presence Unlimited

In This Chapter

arrow Driving productivity

arrow Understanding how the Lync features work

arrow Working with the Presence Indicator

“Our team is more collaborative, and it’s easier to stay in touch with presence. You can talk and solve problems in real time.”

— Fabio Baglioni, MS Systems Engineer, Telecom Italia

In today’s frenetic and “always on” world, the only way to get ahead in the game is to stay connected with the right people who have the information you need when you need it. It used to be true that you also had to be at the right place at the right time; but not anymore. Unified Communications (UC) through Microsoft Lync changes all that.

If you do an Internet search for unified communications, be prepared to see a bunch of discussions about whose definition for UC is right. For this book’s purpose, we offer a simple definition.

If it helps you create a seamless connection with people you need to be connected to inside or outside your organization in a way that increases collaboration and productivity, it is unified communications.

As you explore the practical application of the features available in Lync in this chapter, you will realize how Microsoft ...

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