The role of Skype for Business is fast evolving as more businesses realise the benefits of using the platform as their unified communications solution. Market research indicates almost 40% of Skype for Business customers are now using the platform for voice because of its unique features and capabilities.
If you’re looking to make the most of the way your organisation uses Skype for Business and include the whole Office 365 package in the process you should pay attention to the nine factors in this three-part post for seamless integration.
Choose the right partner to help you operate, plan, and deliver
Your move to Office 365 should be filled with optimisation and the promise of something better for your business operations not fraught with problems so make sure you work with a partner who not only knows what they are doing but understands the possibilities of Office 365 for your business.
Office 365 features all the popular desktop applications like Word, Excel and Powerpoint plus a host of new web enabled communication & collaboration tools such as Skype for Business, Yammer and OneDrive. You can access Office 365 anytime, anywhere on any device.
Don’t select a group of sample users who are not critical
If your group of sample users is made up of people who are not decision makers or whose roles are not so mission critical you could be setting yourself up for disaster. You need to know that everything is operating optimally especially for those critical people in your organisation.
Ensure your pilot implementation includes devices for all types of workers and environments
Following on from the last point ensure that your pilot implementation caters to all the workers and environments within your organisation because you don’t want any unexpected downtime at critical times in the business.
Don’t miss part three of our post where we look at three more factors to encourage your company’s seamless integration to Office 365.
Office 365 features all the popular desktop applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint plus a host of new web enabled communication and collaboration tools such as Skype for Business, Yammer and OneDrive. You can access Office 365 anytime, anywhere on any device.