M365 Changelog: IT Admin Webinar Usage Report in TAC with Updates

MC560732 – Webinar usage reports will be available for IT admins to view all webinars created by users in your tenant who are able to create webinars (AllowWebinar set to ON). In addition to this new reports Microsoft is enhancing IT admin experience with following updates:

  • Teams Admin Center UX to configure event policy settings without using PowerShell
  • New event policy setting called AllowedQuestionTypesInRegistrationForm to allow control of which registration form question types can be used by the webinar users to add to webinar registration page

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 124764

When this will happen:

Standard Rollout: Rollout will begin in mid-July 2023 and is expected to be complete by late July 2023.

GCC: Rollout will begin in late July 2023 and is expected to be complete by early August 2023.

How this will affect your organization:

Webinar Usage Reports:

These changes do not affect webinar end users but only IT admins. On the Usage Report page of the left navigation pane under Analytics & reports in Teams Admin Center, you can choose Webinar Usage Reports from the reports dropdown. With the new usage reports IT admins can quickly and easily view usage of webinar within your tenant over any time window.

Teams admin center UX:

There will be a new page called Event policies under Meetings section in the left-hand navigation pane of Teams Admin Center. You will be able to configure the event policy settings and create new policies for different users as you can in current Meeting policies for meetings.

Newly added AllowedQuestionTypesInRegistrationForm setting:

Registration form questions currently available to all users include the following three types:

1. Default questions – Required questions for all webinars and all attendees. Cannot be removed.

  • First name, last name, email, Microsoft consent field (Teams Events specific terms and conditions)

2. Predefined questions – Questions cannot be edited by organizer. Organizer has option to add and make required.

  • Address, city, State, Zip/Post code, Country/Region, Industry, Job title, Organization, Legal terms

3. Custom questions – Questions can be customized with string of organizer’s choice. Organizer has option to add and make required.

  • Text input (free text question with free text response), choice (multiple choice), checkbox (Boolean type)

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This setting will have the following setting options: default only, default and predefined only, or all Questions. Default value will be “all questions”.

What you need to do to prepare:

There is nothing you need to do to prepare. For additional information, please visit this documentation.

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