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Business Objects

Business Objects (BO) is a query, reporting and analysis tool that allows users to create custom reports and analyze information found in a variety of corporate databases, called universes. With over 80 different Business Objects universes throughout Vanderbilt, each with its own universe manager, it is important to know which one you need to access. For a listing of the most widely-used BO universes, please see the Vanderbilt Business Objects website. For the purposes of this webpage, all information below refers to the General Ledger Universe.

Business Objects General Ledger Universe

University Finance manages the General Ledger Universe in Business Objects. With this universe you can generate reports based on GL information.

To use Business Objects for General Ledger reporting you must first request and obtain access to the General Ledger Universe. Complete the request form at the following link for access to this universe:

All Business Objects information referred to here relates only to the Business Objects General Ledger Universe. To access resources for all other Business Objects universes, please refer to the Business Objects website.