Skype for Business: communication and collaboration

Skype for Business is an online platform for instant messaging, audio and video calls, meetings, online presentations and sharing, included in the Microsoft Office365 package

Workstation type

Skype for business is available on any device connected to the internet.

Skype for Business: webconference

Skype for Business enables a group of people to work simultaneously on the same documents at the same time and communicate with each other via instant messaging and video calls.

Recipients and activation

  • Students, professors and Politecnico staff: the service is activated automatically, and notification sent via email
  • the Head of structure[?], or a delegate, can request activation of the service for their affiliates. For more information and to request activation, see Policy Skype for business .

User guide and configurations

See the theme-based website for more information and configurations.

Skype for business: calls

The platform enables users to use their Polimi phone extension through the Skype for Business client.

Recipients and activation

The service is aimed at Politecnico mobile staff, for example, those who telework. Activation of Skype for Business: calls is assessed alongside a request for mobile working as part of technical resources.

User guide and configurations

See the theme-based website for more information and configurations.