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1 Introduction to Microsoft ® Lync ™ UK CES Communications Conference 2011

2 What do We Experience Today? Current communications and collaboration experience Source: Ideal Communications and Collaboration Research by Microsoft, 2009

3 April 18, 2007 Extension and Clientele Acceptance Is there acceptance among the groups for both delivery and receiving of programming delivered in this manner? There exists a generational divide Transition should begin with technology education There is the willingness factor Internet service to the community Benefits to both sides Programming is no longer time sensitive We can deliver quicker and The client can receive when it is convenience In Five years this will be a necessity

4 April 18, 2007 New Tools For the Toolbox New Communication Medias and Program Delivery Medias Podcasts Blogs List serve capabilities Interactive Software, i.e. Centra Webcasts Interactive Publications Video Conferencing Chat Rooms and Forums Interactive information systems i.e. Garden

5 What is driving us to seek new communication tools? ▪Work from dispersed locations: Extension Employees are spread out across Kentucky ▪Overwhelmed: Large organizations like Extension often average more than six communications devices and almost five communications applications per employee ▪Frustrated: Collaboration inefficiencies waste up to 25% of staff time ▪Mobile phone = New PC: 600 million smart-phones will be used for business in 2011 ▪Virtual meetings on the rise: Videoconferencing technology could replace 20% of business travel WW Workforce Distribution Lack of Technology Integration Demand for New Technologies

6 Lync Provides a Integrated Experience Users can benefit from a single client experience for IM, voice, video, and data sharing

7 What do you Want Ideal communications and sharing experience

8 Lync Provides a Presence Across Office Applications Contact Card Click to communicate from Microsoft Backstage™ view and review tabs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Common features across Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint can help to improve the user experience

9 Lync 2010 works on different platforms Options for those who use Macs, mobile phones, browsers, and other devices ▪“Lync for Mac” Connect with Mac users ▪Lync Mobile, iPhone app, Nokia Communicate through mobile phones ▪Lync Web App Reach through the browser ▪Polycom, Plantronics, Jabra, Aastra and more… Experience Lync through numerous devices

10 Lync Connects People in Flexible Ways Access messages through your PC, mobile device, or the WebConnect in real time across devices from a familiar interface PC Web Mobile

11 Putting Lync to work in UK CES Multi-County program planning between agents Joint meeting from wherever you are Specialist delivered programs to agents/clientele Proofing/sharing documents agent-agent and agent-specialist Staff meetings Online classes Program delivery for clientele Live to different offices/individual locations Recorded presentation to be viewed at any time Communicate with staff within larger offices Using Lync inner-office Clientele visit awareness Task management with staff members How might Lync be used in our own organization

12 Getting Started  Talk to your District Tech  UK Wiki site: You already have an account

13 © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Exchange ActiveSync, Excel, Lync, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, SQL Server, Windows, Windows Live, Windows Mobile, Windows Server, and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

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