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COMPUTER TRAINING CENTER – LYNC/SKYPE

Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business Workshops

"Lync" for Macintosh and "Skype for Business" for Windows are the Agency solutions for Instant Messaging (IM) and Web Conferencing. With IM, presence, and meeting capabilities in one client, you can choose and switch between different forms of communication, making it easy to connect and collaborate with colleagues both inside and outside NASA. All NASA users running Windows 7 or any Mac OS X have the capability to use these Lync and Skype features. 

Visit the ACES Web site for more information about Lync/Skype for Business features:

IM and Presence
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Web Conferencing
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Various levels of training specifically designed for HQ users are available below:

Note: Students must bring NASA issued laptop with appropriate software installed.

Windows

Link with Colleagues Using Skype for Business 2013
Level: Basic

Macintosh

Link with Colleagues Using Lync 2011
Level: Basic

 

HANDS-ON TRAINING

Skype 2013 for Windows: Link with Colleagues Using Skype for Business 2013
Level: Basic

Course Description: This workshop is geared toward Windows users with VTS seats (Web conferencing hosts) transitioning from WebEx to Skype for Business. The workshop will cover these topics: create Web conferences; share your desktop or an application; transfer a file to all participants in the chat; create chats and meeting rooms with one user, multiple users, or large groups of people; refer back to the chat using Conversation History; make Skype calls; and work with presence indicators.

Resources: See Quick Reference Guides below

Registration: Register in SATERN (search “Using Lync"). Availability is offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Click here for help with searching and registering in SATERN.

Training Schedule:

Skype 2013 for Windows: Link with Colleagues Using Skype for Business 2013
SATERN Registration Required

Date
Times
Location
Registration Deadline
June 16, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX31 June 14, 4 p.m.
July 12, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX31 July 8, 4 p.m.
August 10, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX31 August 8, 4 p.m.
September 15, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX31 September 13, 4 p.m.



Lync 2011 for Macintosh: Link with Colleagues Using Lync 2011
Level: Basic

Course Description:  Create chats and meeting rooms with one user, multiple users, or large groups of people; create web conferences using Lync Web App; share your desktop; transfer a file to NASA participants in the chat; refer back to the chat using Conversation History; make calls to those logged in to Lync; and work with presence status indicators.

Resources: See Quick Reference Guides below

Registration: Register in SATERN (search “Using Lync"). Availability is offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Click here for help with searching and registering in SATERN.

Training Schedule:

Lync 2011 for Macintosh: Link with Colleagues Using Lync 2011
SATERN Registration Required

Date
Times
Location
Registration Deadline
June 15, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX19 June 11, 2016
July 14, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX19 July 12, 2016
August 9, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX19 August 5, 2016
September 14, 2016 10 – 11:30 a.m. CX19 September 10, 2016


 
DOCUMENTATION AND RESOURCES

HQ-Specific Documentation

Skype for Business 2013 for Windows
Quick Reference Guides
(All documents are in PDF format)
QRG# Title
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2
3
4
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6

Lync 2011 for Macintosh
Quick Reference Guides

(All documents are in PDF format)
QRG# Title
1
2
3
4
 
5
6

NOMAD Documentation
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Lync/Skype for Business FAQs (NOMAD)
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Lync/Skype for Business Instant Message and Presence - New Feature Comparison
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Lync/Skype for Businss Web Conferencing - New Feature Comparison
+ View PDF (NASA only)

REGISTER IN SATERN


Need help locating and registering for classes or workshops in SATERN?  Follow these instructions:

  1. Access SATERN.
  2. Click the red Log Into SATERN icon.
  3. An “Attention” notice will appear | click Continue.
  4. Type the designated search term (shown above) in the Search Catalog box in the upper right corner and click Go.
  5. Locate the desired course in the results listing and click on a course title.
  6. Click Register Now and available offerings will appear. Click Register Now on the course you wish to register for.
  7. A confirmation screen will appear. Click Confirm to complete your registration.

ASSISTANCE

For more computer training opportunities, visit the Computer Training Center Web site.

For questions, contact the Computer Training Center at 358-1111 or ctc@hq.nasa.gov.

For technical support, contact the Enterprise Service Desk (ESD): Submit a ticket online or call 358-HELP (4357).

 


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