Skype for Business conference participant activity report

As an Office 365 admin, the new Reports dashboard shows you data on the usage of the Office 365 products within your organization. You can use the Skype for Business conference participant activity report to see how many IM, audio/video, application sharing, Web and and dial-in/out conferencing conferences are being participated in by users in your organization.

This report along with the other Skype for Business reports give you details on conferencing activity across your organization. These details are very helpful when you are investigating, planning, and making other business decisions for your organization.

Note: You can see all of the Skype for Business reports when you log on as an administrator to the Office 365 admin center.

How to get to the Skype for Business conference participant report

  1. Go to the Office 365 admin center > Reports

  2. Select Reports from the left menu or click on the Reports widget.

  3. Click the Skype for Business activity widget on the dashboard then select Skype for Business conference participant activity from the list or select it from the Select a report list on the Usage page.

    Skype for Business Online Participant Report Widget.

    Important: Depending on the Office 365 subscription you have, you might not see all the products and activity reports shown here.

Interpret the Skype for Business conference participant activity report

Skype for Business Participated In Conferences.

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The Skype for Business Conference Participant Activity report can be viewed for trends over the last 7 days, 30 days, 90 days, or 180 days.

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Each report has a date for when this report was generated. The reports usually reflect a 24 to 48 hour latency from time of activity.

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Use the interactive chart data on the Activity chart to understand usage trends and to see the total number of conferences that were participated in and the type of conferences that are being held in your organization. It will show you the total number and types of IM, Audio/video, Application sharing, Web, and Dial-in/out - 3rd party conferences that were participated in across your organization.

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Use the interactive chart data on the Users chart to understand usage trends and to see the number of unique users that have participated in conferences that are being held in your organization. It will show you the total number of users along with the types of IM, Audio/video, Application sharing, Web, and Dial-in/out - 3rd party of conferences that were organized.

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Use the interactive chart data on the Minutes chart to understand usage trends and to see the number of minutes that are used by users when they organize a conference using audio/video, and dial-in and dial-out - Microsoft as their conferencing provider. It will show you the total number of minutes of Audio/video that are used during conferences that were participated in.

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You can filter the series you see on the chart by clicking on an item in the legend. For example, on the Activity chart, click or tap IM, Audio/video, Application sharing, Web, and Dial-in/out - 3rd party to see only the info related to each one. Changing this selection doesn’t change the info in the grid table.

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Each chart has an 'X' (horizontal) and 'Y' (vertical) axis.

  • On the Activity activity chart, the Y axis is the total number of IM, audio/video, application sharing, Web, and dial-in/out 3rd party conferences your users in your organization participated in.

  • On the Users activity chart, the Y axis is the total number users that held IM, audio/video, application sharing, Web, and dial-in/out 3rd party conferences your users in your organization participated in.

  • On the Minutes activity chart, the Y axis is the total number of minutes that audio/video was used for conferences that your users in your organization participated in.

  • The X axis on both charts is the selected date range for this specific report.

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The table shows you a breakdown of the participated in conference activities per user. This shows all users that have Skype for Business assigned to them and conferences that they participated in. You can add additional columns to the table.

  • User name is the name of the user.

  • Deleted indicates that the user's license was removed.

    Note: Activity for a deleted user will still display in a report as long as he or she was licensed at some time during the selected time period. The Deleted column helps you to note that the user may no longer be active, but contributed to the data in the report.

  • Deleted date is the date on which the user's license was removed.

  • Last activity date (UTC) is the last activity date (UTC) for that user.

  • IM shows the total number of IM conferences that were participated in.

  • Audio/video shows the total number of audio/video conferences that were participated in.

  • Application sharing shows the total number of application sharing conferences that were participated in.

  • Web shows the total number of Web conferences that were participated in.

  • Dial-in/out - 3rd party shows the total number of dial-in/out conferences that were organized that use a 3rd party audio conferencing provider.

  • Audio/video minutes shows the total number of minutes used when used participated in conferences that used audio/video.

If your organization's policies prevents you from viewing reports where user information is identifiable, you can change the privacy setting for all these reports. Check out the How do I hide user level details? section in the Activity Reports in the Office 365 Admin Center.

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You can also export the report data into an Excel .csv file, by clicking or tapping Export.

Skype for Business Reporting Export Button.

This exports data of all users and enables you to do simple sorting and filtering for further analysis. If you have less than 2000 users, you can sort and filter within the table in the report itself. If you have more than 2000 users, in order to filter and sort, you will need to export the data.

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Click or tap Columns to add or remove columns from the report.

Skype for Business Online Reporting Manage Button.

Want to see other Skype for Business reports?

  1. Note: If you are using the classic Office 365 admin center reports, some of the data might be inaccurate or missing. Use our new reports instead!

    Sign in to Office 365 with your school or work account.

  2. Go to the Office 365 admin center > Reports.

  3. In the Office 365 Dashboard window, under Skype for Business click the name of the report.

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