Office Telemetry - Migrating from Office 2010 to O365E (Office 2016)

Hello Everyone:

We are looking to migrate from Office 2010 ti O365E in the next few months.  We had utilized OMPM (Office Migration Planning Manager) for our migration from Office 2007 to Office 2010 and it allowed us to scan all of our Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files and it provided a report on files that might not function correctly in the new Office 2010.

We had researched migrating to O365 or Office 2016 and it seems that OMPM is no longer utilized and the new migration tool is Office Telemetry.  We installed the Office Telemetry Dashboard along with SQLExpress 2012 on a Windows 2012 R2 Server.  We had installed the Telemetry Agent on two Windows 7 Enterprise laptops with Office 2010 and then opened a few windows documents.  Unfortunately, ee are not receiving any data on the Telemetry Share that was stood up on the Windows 2012 Server.  

Will the Telemetry Agent work with Office 2010 or did we misinterpret how this new tool is supposed to work?  What data will the Telemetry Agent record and put up to the Telemetry Share?  Is there a way to troubleshoot if the Telemetry Agent is actually working correctly and collecting data on the Windows 7 laptops when documents are being opened?

Any assistance, thoughts or direction would be gratefully appreciated.
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

You might be making this more complex here. What is the concern? Is it that moving to Office 365 may result in files in the system may not open in Office 2013/2016?  Are the files staying on the network or being moved to SharePoint Online?

Also, according to 
The Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) 2010 is a group of tools designed to help administrators during the planning and testing phases of a Microsoft Office 2010 or Office 365 deployment.

rmessing171ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Hi Mark,

Thank you for the quick reply.  To answer your question; Yes, before migrating to O365 or Office 2016 we want to perform a scan of all of our office files (ie. word, excel, powerpoint) to see if there could be any potential issues opening them in O365 or Office 2016.  It sounds like I can use OMPM 2010 to achieve this?

Sorry to inquire, but what is Office Telemetry used for then?  From the research I performed it seemed Microsoft was phazing out OMPM and that Telemetry was to be used.  Maybe I interpreted incorrectly.
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

I havent used it but it looks as though its the same as OMPM but for Office 2013. Looking here it mentions Office 2013 Applications but not Office 2010 Apps.

In the real world there is very little differecne as both 2010 and 2013 use the same Office File Formats.

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