It’s time to add chat to your communications tools. Which chat platform should you adopt? Teams? Slack? Something else? First off, take a breath. Your search has brought you to the right place. In this post we’ll go over the
We can’t make fully private channels in Teams yet. But we can conceal a channel from other Teams users. Private Channels has taken the top spot at UserVoice, as the most-requested Teams feature. Microsoft is, as of this post, “Working
Group Messaging/Chat continues to expand, as each challenger battles its competitors. Here’s where we stand. Slack and Teams Stay Neck-and-Neck These two are ‘the’ names when it comes to ChatOps (business-grade chat/messaging platforms). Teams continues to expand its user base.
Today I’m going to meander through Teams. Let’s see how many useful tips I can dredge up! These are several questions which arose in my mind while playing in Teams. Both in the client, and in its Office 365 backend.
Time for another reader question! I received this the other day from Jean: “A client is asking us if it’s possible to integrate a Lync Chat Room inside a PHP website. They have about 1000 people who want to use
Like all of Lync’s services, chat rooms underwent a change going from Lync Server 2010 to Lync Server 2013. Group Chat, a basic saved-chat-room function, grew into Persistent Chat, a stronger and more tightly-integrated tool. I covered Group Chat in
Welcome to the second half of the Persistent Chat discussion! We learned two things about Persistent Chat logs in the last post: They are conversations which are accessible to other Lync users. AND You can add more to stored Chat
Last week, Justin Morris wrote a post about deploying Lync Group Chat multi-server environment. He made two very important points about Group Chat that I didn’t make back in my post in May on setting up & administering Group Chat.
Group Chat is one of my favorite Lync services. Who here hasn’t been hanging around chat rooms for years already? Now we’ve got them in Lync Server. Lync’s Group Chat works best for project discussions and meetings. Since the chat
The other day I was reading J. Bruzzese's excellent piece on InfoWorld.com, Microsoft Lync 2010: Finally, a Communications Server Worth the Effort. I happen to agree, but one thing jumped out at me. The new Lync Server Roles were mentioned,