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Accessing Business in a Box Dashboards

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You can access live Business in a Box dashboards in your company Domo instance by doing the following:

  1. Navigate to the "Business in a Box" page in your page navigation bar.


  2. Select the desired department dashboard.


  3. Select a "Live Data" dashboard page from the department tab that appears.
    "Live Data" indicates that the page is already powered by live data (as opposed to those that haven't yet been powered up by live data, indicated by the name "Sample Data").


If you do not have any dashboards in your instance powered up with live data, you can do any of the following:

  • Click on any of the pre-installed Business in a Box dashboards in the department tab being powered by sample data (such as the "Compensation & Payroll" dashboard in the above screenshot) then follow these instructions to power it with your own data.

  • Scroll down to the bottom of the department tab then click Add Dashboard. (This option appears only if you have an "Admin" security profile.) Then choose one of these options:

    • Reference Existing. This allows you to link any existing page in Domo to this department tab. 

    • Appstore. This allows you to select a dashboard with sample data from the Appstore then power it with your own data as described here.  

Page Restrictions

Business in a Box dashboards are initially shared with your default user group, meaning all of the users in the instance have instant access. However, "Admin"-level users can adjust individual dashboards to allow or restrict certain users and/or groups. Unlike other dashboards in Domo, users without access can still see the names of Business in a Box dashboards in their navigation. However, just as with any other dashboard in Domo, if a user attempts to navigate to a dashboard that he/she is not permitted to access, a Request Access button appears instead. For more information about sharing access to a dashboard, see Sharing and Removing Access to Content
Admin users cannot remove Business in a Box dashboards or the cards within them from Domo.