Skype for Business activity report

The new Office 365 Reports dashboard shows you the activity overview across the Office 365 products in your organization. It enables you to drill in to individual product level reports to give you more granular insight about the activities within each product. For example, you can use the Skype for Business activity report to see how much your users are using peer-to-peer, organized, and participated in conferencing sessions. Check out Reports overview.

This report along with the other Skype for Business reports give you details on activity across your organization. These details are very helpful when you 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 activity 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 activity or select it from the Select a report list on the reports Usage page.

    Skype for Business DashBoard Widget.

    Important: Depending on the Office 365 subscription you have, you might now see all the products and reports shown here.

Interpret the Skype for Business activity report

You can get a view into your user's Skype for Business activity by looking at the Activity and Users charts.

Skype for Business Online Activity Report

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The Skype for Business 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 number of conference activities that are being held in your organization. It will show you the total number and types of Peer-to-peer sessions, Organized and Participated in conference sessions 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 are participating in conference activities that are being held in your organization. It will show you the total number of users along with the types of Peer-to-peer sessions, Organized and Participated in conference sessions.

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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 , Peer-to-peer sessions, Organized or Participated 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 chart, the Y axis is the total number of peer-to-peer, organized and participated in conference sessions that are held.

  • On the Users activity chart, the Y axis is the number of unique user's attending in each type of peer-to-peer, organized and participated in conference..

  • 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 all conferencing activities per user. This shows all users that have Skype for Business assigned to them and their conferencing activities. 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 latest time the user engaged in a peer to peer session, or organized a conference or participated in a conference.

  • Peer-to-peer sessions shows the total number of peer-to-peer conference sessions that the user used.

  • Organized conferences shows the total number of conferences that were organized by that user.

  • Participated-in conferences shows the total number of conferences that this user participated in.

  • Product assigned is the Office 365 products that are assigned to this user.

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

Skype for Business Online Reporting Manage Button.

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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.

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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