Analytics & Business Intelligence

BusinessObjects Web Intelligence (WebI)

BusinessObjects was upgraded to version BI4 on 9/28/15.
For details, see the upgrade web page.

Product Information

BusinessObjects is a supported query and reporting tool used to access the U-M Data Warehouse. It is used to retrieve, analyze, and report on data in more than 400 predefined queries, as well as ad hoc reports.


BusinessObjects WebI access can be requested through the ITS Online Access and Request System (OARS), at no cost to departments. Check with your Unit Liaison to determine which data sets you need access to.


The BusinessObjects Resources Webpage in MyLinc contains training and documentation on using BusinessObjects to run, modify, and create reports (follow the path: MAIS >> Reports and Reporting Tools>>Business Objects Tool).

IT4U is a series of 30-minute training sessions on ITS tools, products, and services, including BusinessObjects WebI. Each instructor-led episode is recorded live, allowing participants to follow along at their desktops and ask questions via a chat tool. To register for an upcoming webinar or view recordings of past sessions, visit the IT4U Web page in My LINC.

For Assistance, Questions or Help

Contact the ITS Service Center:  (734)764-HELP | | Submit an Online Service Request