Office 365 - Getting Started with Skype for Business in Outlook on the web
Skype for Business within Outlook on the web allows an Office 365 user the ability to instant message (IM) with other Office 365 users.
What is Skype for Business?
Skype for Business lets you connect with co-workers or business partners in your company or around the world. With Skype for Business, you can: Start conversations with IM, voice, or video calls. See when your contacts are available online, in a meeting, or presenting.
What feature(s) is currently implemented within UW-Madison's Office 365 environment?
At this time, you can only use the instant message feature within Skype for Business in Outlook on the web.
What is Instant Messaging (IM)?
Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat which offers real-time text transmission over the Internet.
Can I use Skype for Business desktop client?