Durham University improves research, colleague collaboration and operational efficiency with Skype for Business


Durham University is internationally recognised for world-class research and teaching.  It is currently ranked as one of the top 100 Universities worldwide and its triple accredited business school is ranked within the top 35.

If applicants and faculty of the same calibre are to be continually attracted and given the educational experience that Durham is renowned for, then improving collaboration and operational efficiency to keep pace with the standards expected in today’s workplace must be a paramount objective.

Featuring insight from IT staff and faculty members, the following case study look at how Durham University turned to Microsoft Lync (now Skype for Business) to improve collaborative research, reduce travel costs and carbon footprints, leading to among other things more efficient meetings and increased productivity, as well as improved part-time student education:

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