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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Skill Search

An interesting integration feature that was introduced with Lync 2010 and continues to be supported with Lync 2013 is skill search. Skill search enables Lync users to search skills, expertise, and organizational information from SharePoint My Sites. If users populate expertise information into fields in their SharePoint My Site, Lync users will be able to discover this information based on the content of these fields. For example, an IT Manager user might have a need to track down an internal resource with skills in a particular development platform. To find someone with these skills, the manager simply enters the search criteria in Lync, and a list of internal contacts who have flagged themselves as experts in that development language ...

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