Business Objects (BOXI)

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Business Objects XI (BOXI) is a software application used to run reports on data held in databases throughout the University. 

These pages provide staff with information about how to access BOXI as well as user training videos and guides.

Background and history

BOXI is produced by SAP and so you may also hear it referred to as SAP Business Objects.

The university has used Business Objects (BOXI) since the late 1990s and the system has had a number of upgrades during this time.

The latest upgrade from 3.1 to 4.2 will go live on Monday 12 December 2016 at 09:00.

Business Objects is a reporting system that allows the reporting of data from different systems that the university uses to run its business. For example, BOXI is used to report from CODA and Banner.