Category: Skype for Business

The Absolute Greatest White Paper on Intelligent Speaker Ever.

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By Michael Tressler Sr Solutions Consultant, Jabra BA, Software Engineering, Ball State University Contents About the Author 4 Preamble 5 Introduction 6 What is Intelligent Speaker? 7 What makes a speaker microphone device an Intelligent speaker? 8 Why is this even a thing? 8 What are the requirements for Intelligent Speaker? 10 Hardware requirements 10 …

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Enabling and Validating QoS on Teams Rooms on Android

While delivering some Teams Rooms on Android training, I was asked a question about Quality of Service (QoS) on Microsoft Teams Android devices. I knew the answer conceptually, but not practically. In other words, I wanted to see it in action.  In this article, I will show how to set up QoS on Teams Android …

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Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015 book. Free!

In 2016, I released the book Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015. It is the definitive tome on connecting Skype for Business with the phone system. As time has passed, purchases of the book have basically fallen off the cliff. I’m now giving the book away for free. Why would you want to …

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How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting with a browser

Videos are best viewed in full screen mode. Click the square in the bottom right of the video. Using Google Chrome on Windows 10. If you are asked for a sign in, start Chrome in Incognito mode. Using Chrome on Mac OS Catalina. Do not use Safari.

UC Now v 9 Released

Not a ton has changed to warrant a full version update, but there is a major feature edition. (Also, I was at version 8.8 so at some point I have to make the jump, right?) The big addition is the ability for you to remove modules that you’re not interested in. Prior to this release, …

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UC Now v 8.8 Released

Every so often, the spirit moves me and I take the time to update the Android app that I have out there. And about 3 months ago, the spirit moved me. But I ran into a technical problem (brain malfunction) and I never was able to publish a version that didn’t immediately crash after launching. …

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UC Now Apps Updated

Every so often, the spirit moves me and I take the time to update the Windows 10 and Android apps that I have out there. And this weekend, the spirit moved me. For those unfamiliar with the apps, they are a central point for things related to Exchange and Skype for Business. So in one place …

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Presence Lying, Like a Pro

One of the great things about Skype for Business is you can see if a remote person is available for a chat or if they are busy in a meeting. Taking advantage of the presence capabilities is a very useful tool. However, some people try to game the system and artificially set their presence. They …

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I Wrote a Book

Some of you may be aware that I recently published a book – Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015. Visit for full details. This post is not specifically about the book. It is about why I wrote that book and the joy of doing that. </sarcasm> I originally started writing the book …

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Control Permitted Calls via Dial Plans

It is generally believed that you can control numbers users are permitted to call only by limiting the permitted numbers in the Route. If you want to only permit local numbers to be dialed for a user, you create a route that only permits local numbers, then assign that route to a PSTN Usage and …

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