What is Business Objects

Business Objects is a tool which enables you to report on and analyse University administrative data held within:

  • iTrent, the University's HR and Payroll system
  • the Student and Applicant Management Information System (SAMIS), the University's student records system

How to use Business Objects

Review the relevant online guidance:

  • Run reports and do the basics, which introduces you to using the basic functions of Business Objects including the reports feature.
  • Analysing and structuring reports, which focusses on how you can work with reports, including how to structure them and analyse your data.
  • Creating a report if you wish to build a report and use grouping and the creation of variables to help organise and analyse your data.
  • Create a crosstab: covering how to build a cross table and use grouping to help organise and analyse your data.