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In this course, author David Rivers introduces Microsoft Lync 2013, which lets you easily reach out within the Office applications to connect and collaborate with colleagues on documents and projects. A robust video and chat platform that works right within your Office interface, Lync gives you the ability to generate one-click meeting invitations with HD video, use the web app to connect on the go, and streamline communications. Learn how to instant message contacts, share your screen, use the presenter controls, record meetings, and integrate with other applications like Outlook, OneNote, and Skype.
(MUSIC). Hi and welcome to Up and Running with Lync Online. I'm David Rivers. Lync Online is a productivity app that will allow you to connect with people everywhere from your computer, tablet or mobile device. With Lync, you get messaging voice, video, and a superb online meeting experience. Lync users can even connect to anyone on Skype. We'll begin with a quick intro to Lync for those of you who are new to Lync Online, explore how you can get Lync, and what it can be used for.
Then, we'll get an overview of the new or enhanced features you can expect to find in Lync 2013. We'll get you comfortable navigating the user interface before we explore ways you can customize this new UI to better suit your individual needs. Then it's on to setting up meetings and collaboration with Lync. This will include topics from instant messaging with Lync, to creating high-def video conferences, and sharing your desktop, applications, and even whiteboarding with Lync. Other topics to be covered include integrating Lync with other apps like Outlook, OneNote and Skype.
So, with so much to cover, let's get you up and running with Lync online.
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