Tony Bates, President of the Skype Division at Microsoft, delivered the keynote address yesterday at the Lync Conference. He wrote an accompanying blog post that outlines Microsoft's vision for the future of communications stating: "It’s about re-humanizing communications 'from the living room to the boardroom.' People are at the center of this vision. All day, every day, we are all simultaneously consumers and professionals, friends, family and colleagues – and our communications technologies need to move between these dimensions as seamlessly as we do." MORE...