Make Skype a little more useful
Let’s say that decision-makers in your organization/dept/team have declared that Skype will be the chosen client for instant messaging.
Here’s a little trick I’ve found to fake ‘mentions’ functionality.
/alertsoff /alertson daniel intranet area-of-responsibility puppies
Throw any keywords you’d like after
/alertson and it will highlight that word/string and notify you.
NOTE: It only works for that chat session. So, you’ll have to do it again for other sessions you’re in as well.