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Reporting Tool Overview

Introduction

Miami University uses ​Hyperion Production Reporting. Once you have completed the initial training, an IT Services Data Support Specialist provides one-on-one assistance for the tool.

Capabilities, Benefits & Features

  • Self-Serve Reporting
  • IT Services’ primary role is to provide the reporting environment and access to the data; most reports are written and maintained by clients throughout the University, but IT Services develops and maintains certain reports as well.
  • Reporting is available against data in many areas, including but not limited to:
    • Student records
    • Financial information
    • IT information
    • Utilities
  • Reporting is ultimately consumed by all types of Miami constituents, plus local, state, and federal governments, auditors, etc.
  • Reporting is different than analytics — reporting shows lists of information, whereas Analytics provides views used to make decisions based on prediction.  

Hyperion Production Reporting may be used for either ad-hoc or production programs. The GUI component will allow you to produce basic data relationship reports with simple selection criteria. The Data Support personnel provide assistance with the GUI tool and provide limited assistance with the character-based language as necessary to allow GUI-created programs to function. Clients may receive assistance by phone or by setting up private appointments with the Data Support personnel. 

  • SQR, Hyperion Production Reporting's character-based language is a professional programming tool, rigorous and based significantly on SQL. It requires a full license of Hyperion and is best undertaken with SQR training. Contact the Data Support personnel if you need assistance.

Who may use it?

  • All students, faculty, and staff have access to different types of reporting based on their role at the University

How do I get started?

  • Click the green MInE button
  • Miami Information Environment (MInE) is Miami's strategic product for delivering reports over the web to those who need them when they need them.
  • Many of Miami's most widely-used reports are already available in MInE, and more are being added all the time.
  • Chances are that the information you need to work effectively at Miami is already in MInE or will be there soon. 

 

Updated: 7/17/17