Administrative Reporting: Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI)


Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) is a powerful reporting and analytical tool that provides access to interactive dashboards, operational reporting, and one-time queries, as well as proactive business activity monitoring. OBI offers a suite of standard dashboards and reports for broad institutional use, as well as options for specialized reports for specific departmental or individual reporting needs.


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Who can access

Available to all OHIO students, faculty, and staff:

  • Employee Lookup

  • Student Funds Available

Limited access:

  • Ability to create reports available to functional owners of Oracle E-Business Suite or PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Available subject to data steward approval:

  • Graduate College Dashboard

  • Human Resources Dashboard

  • Registrar Dashboard

  • Student Financial Aid Dashboard

  • Undergraduate Admissions Dashboard

Available to OHIO faculty and staff only:

  • Daily Admissions Reporting

  • Finance Dashboard (requires additional approval for guests and temporary or student employees)

  • Institutional Research & Effectiveness Official Census Reporting

How to request access

  • Standard access is enabled by default for eligible users.

  • If you need access to additional Finance or HR data in OBI, please submit a request to the IT Service Desk, who will contact the appropriate data steward for review.

Data Stewards


Application Features

  • Create interactive dashboards with rich visualizations such as bar graphs and pie charts.

  • Work with reports, prompts, tables, and pivot tables, with full capability for drilling, navigating and interacting with results.

  • Create custom reports against predefined data models. Save and share these reports with other users, or access shared reports created by others.

Available Data

  • Oracle E-Business Suite Finance and Human Resources data warehouse (refreshed nightly)

  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Financials, and Student Records data (real-time query capability)

  • Institutional Research & Effectiveness data (refreshed on specific dates throughout the term)

  • Other data sources by request (subject to approval)

Additional resources

Service support

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