To manage information systems so that people can make better decisions,
improve their educational and business practices, and use their resources
IMS provides a reporting environment for the University of Minnesota's
enterprise systems. This environment is available to all of the U's faculty and staff to assist them
in making informed business decisions. IMS provides this reporting environment through two methods: UM Reports and the Data Warehouse.
UM Reports contains pre built reports to serve the common
needs of the University community. It includes online analytical processing
(OLAP) cubes that allow further analysis of the standard
The Data Warehouse allows users to extract data for their own specific needs.