The GUI design/function of Lync is so flawed I prefer not to argue the point.
But to the previous comments, why would Microsoft NOT have an option to a 'compact view'; to see more contacts at a time -- is it because it doesn't fit in with your 'touch' interface? And just how many corporations/companies are using a touch interface
with all their workstations? Why remove features from an application in a so-called upgrade? Is it so hard to understand that desktop real estate is valuable and that's why most companies have two monitors for workstations? Pretty isn't productive, and sometimes
productive can't be pretty...
I recently had to update from Microsoft Communcator for work and at this point, I think I could've vomited a better GUI than Microsoft has 'planned out'.
It's hard not to be sarcastic on this one, but good job on the roll out and execution of Lync Microsoft; good job. Way to look out for the users...
Next time I need a 'train wreck' execution of an upgrade, I will keep you guys in mind.
You'd been a heck of a lot better just replacing Lync with Skype...
Isn't that why you buy ccompanies like Skype for $8bn dollars?