The UC Architects Episode 13: Special Guest Rick Kingslan of Microsoft

We’re back in Episode 13 with yet another special guest from the mothership.. Rick Kingslan from the Lync Product Group. Pat Richard’s hosting this episode and topics covered include:

  • Introductions
  • Greg Taylor’s article published
  • Lync & Yahoo! federation end-of-life
  • System Center Advisor for Lync Server 2010
  • Surface Pro pricing and availability announced
  • UAG 2010 SP3 in the works
  • November Cumulative Update for Lync Server 2010 Conferencing Server released
  • Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2010 SP2 withdrawn
  • Microsoft identifies issue causing Windows Phones to reboot. Plans fix in December
  • Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0
  • Remote Connectivity Analyzer
  • Lync Basic client
  • Rick Kingslan answer questions:
    • How did you get involved in Lync?
    • What’s a typical day like for you?
    • What are the plans for the Lync 2013 Resource Kit
    • How do you even begin to document something as large as Lync?
    • Who helps write the technical documentation for Lync Server
    • How does the sizing guidance testing happen?
    • How is a document bug files, and what happens after that?
    • How is it decided if something is supported or not?
    • How is the determination made to add a blog or some online content from external sources to TechNet?
    • What’s it take to be a technical writer for Microsoft?

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