Skype for Business Valuable Features
Owner and Senior Technical Architect at a consultancy with 1-10 employees
The simplicity and ease of use are the most valuable features. It's so much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it. If you actually see in Skype For Business that they're online and free, and you just put your question into there, it's a lot faster. The increase in productivity for messaging people is the number one reason for using it.View full review »
Developer at a photography company with 1-10 employees
The solution connects to meetings pretty well.
I like the fact that it opens up your video conferencing, and, in many cases, the audio at the same time.
It's very useful that the solution can save conversations.View full review »
There are many valuable aspects of the solution. For collaboration purposes, there are many integration capabilities.
Making calls and having meetings is easy.
There are a lot of very fundamental functions on offer.View full review »
Owner at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
The solution is stable.
There are free versions of the solution available.View full review »
I use the chat feature to communicate with my staff, which is very helpful. I'm in a different area of the building than my support team, so a lot of my communications, rather than me running down to their offices or calling them, can be done with Skype.View full review »
The calling features are the most valuable, especially now as we are working remotely because of this pandemic. The screen sharing aspect is also a valuable feature. For example, if we need to explain something internally or deliver a presentation internally, being able to share the screen is a huge benefit. We also use Google Meet for that, so it's dual usage for us.
Technology Manager at City of Markham
In terms of what I have found most valuable - with COVID people are now able to virtually collaborate with their staff and have a conference call. We don't need a phone line to make that conference call and we are saving on that. People are able to share their presentations. Also, they can chat using the Skype. It's not a great tool, but it meets our need right now.View full review »
Regional Sales Director - India & Middle East at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
The initial setup is pretty straightforward.
The deployment is very fast.View full review »
Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is how useful it has been for virtual meetings during the pandemic.View full review »
Manager, Quality and Process Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is stability.View full review »
There are many valuable features. For collaboration purposes, there are many motivation integrations.View full review »
It's a good product, we like using it.View full review »
Sr. IT Project Manager at a university with self employed
The most valuable feature is the ease of organizing and setting up a meeting.
It is integrated with my Outlook, which is helpful.
The quality of the meetings is very good.View full review »