Here at Microsoft, we use Lync heavily to meet with co-workers all over the world, and I usually need to open up my Outlook calendar to find the appointment for a given meeting (with the associated Lync login information).
I stumbled across a neat feature in the latest Lync 2013 client that I hadn’t noticed before. As of the July 2013 update, there is now a “Meeting View” in Lync that will directly show you your calendar appointments so you don’t need to switch between two apps.
It looks like this was announced a couple of months ago on the Lync Blog, so make sure you add that blog to your favorite RSS reader. While you are over there, you can also learn about the other new features that were announced in the July Lync Updates, including:
Get started with these new features today!
Hmmm, different icon? Is that something we'll see in a future update?