How to fix the Telemetry Dashboard error message “Database connection failure. The database needs to be updated.” in Office 2013 SP1
If you’re using Telemetry Dashboard to monitor Office compatibility, you’ll have to update some Telemetry Dashboard components after you install Office 2013 SP1. If you don’t, you’ll see an error message when you try to connect Telemetry Dashboard to the telemetry database. You can learn how to update these components in Update Office Telemetry components for Office 2013 SP1.