Presenting your Screen with Lync 2013

In Lync 2013, as with the rest of the content, you can find program, monitor and desktop sharing options under the monitor icon. Here you can initiate a new session or quickly switch to recently presented content, listed conveniently in the same menu under Presentable Content. You can also Show the Stage if you want…


Lync 2013: Keeping tabs on your conversations!

I’m happy to blog about one of my favorite features in Lync 2013 – TABBED CONVERSATIONS.  Tab conversations have definitely improved my Lync and Windows experiences, and I want to share with you how tabs can improve yours…… 1. Customize the tab view. Tab conversations offer two different views: tile view which is the default, and…


Case Study: Red Wing Shoes Is No Stranger to Innovation

by Rainer Podjoutomo, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync In the area of customer service, Red Wing Shoes is no stranger to innovation. In 1940, the company launched the first mobile shoe store. Trucks that contained miniature show rooms drove up to worksites and sold shoes to workers on the spot. Not only did the shoe…


Lync 2013 reaches RTM!

We wanted to let all of our blog readers know that the engineering team has signed off on the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build of Lync 2013, as-of today, October 11th, 2012! General availability is planned for the first quarter of 2013. Starting October 19, any customer purchasing Office 2010 in retail will receive the…


Lync 2013: Videoconferencing with Gallery View

How many times have you been in a conference call and thought, “Gee-hmm, I wonder how my manager is reacting to this?”  Or, “Does my colleague really mean what he says?” Well, now there’s a solution for that!  The Lync 2013 client gives you a “big picture” view of your conference, so you can feel…


What are all these settings?

The settings and options available on Lync Mobile allow you to stay in control of how your application works and how you communicate. How to access your settings Your Lync options and settings are accessible from the “My Info” view, this is the first tab or pivot in the application. On top of accessing your…