UNIVERSITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Starting out as a project in 2011, the UP Information Systems, which include the Human Resource Information System, The Financial Management Information System, the Supplies, Procurement, and Campus Management Information System, the Student Academic Information System, and the Executive Information System, form a robust data network that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, as long as internet connectivity is available. These systems give much-needed support to the administration in making timely decisions for the benefit of the University’s stakeholders, as well as for easier data collection about our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
HUMAN RESOURCE INFORMATION SYSTEM
The Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
The Human Resource Information System (HRIS) is geared toward improving the University's processes relating to Human Resources (HR) Management. With 12,000 plus employees, the efficient management of data is unsurprisingly a challenge, more so, a necessity. This is hence the end to which HRIS is aimed at. With the development and implementation of HRIS, HRDOs across UP CUs now have a common and standard platform to record, store, process and maintain human resources information. As a platform now housing such vast volume of data on UP's Human Resources, HRIS has also become the tool for the University's administration, particularly its HRDOs in improving how HR processes are delivered.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
The Financial Management Information System
(FMIS) automates the financial processes of the University. These processes include recording, verifying and consolidating the University’s transactions that affect revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities. The FMIS is for the use of Accounting Office, Budget Office, and Cash Office personnel, and employees from other units or offices designated as DV Originators and Approvers.
SUPPLIES, PROCUREMENT, & CAMPUS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
The Supplies, Procurement, and Campus Management Information System (SPCMIS)
automates the University’s processes on the procurement of goods and services, equipment, and infrastructure projects. SPCMIS is for the use of Supply and Procurement Management Office, Accounting Office and Budget Office personnel, and employees from other units or offices designated as PPMP/PR/RIS/PO Originators and Approvers.
SPCMIS has three (3) operational modules, namely:
- iProcurement which covers procurement planning through the processing of Project Procurement Management Plans (PPMPs) and this module also facilitates processing of Purchase Requests;
- CPurchasing for processing of Purchase Orders; and
- Inventory for receiving of procured items, recording, releasing and management of common-use items / supplies.
The SPCMIS is part of the FMIS. The Purchasing module is integrated with the FMIS such that purchase orders may be matched to disbursement vouchers for processing of payment in the Accounts Payables module. Receiving of items in the Inventory module, as well as the release of items, generates accounting entries which are captured by the FMIS General Ledger module.
STUDENT ACADEMIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
The Student Academic Information System (SAIS)
is a comprehensive data management system designed to manage student processes and records. SAIS is capable of handling processes that cover the entire student lifecycle: from admission, registration, to enrollment to graduation and alumni tracking. The system is also capable of obtaining, processing, retrieving, and updating student, faculty, and alumni information, as well as academic master data such as curricula and course information. As one of the core information systems, SAIS will eventually be integrated with other systems, including the Human Resource Information System (HRIS), Financial Management Information System (FMIS), iLib, UPCAT, ST, and Learning Management System. This integration will be implemented as soon as the data of the other systems are completed and made available.
EXECUTIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM
The Executive Information System (EIS)
will consolidate the data from all the core information systems (HRIS, FMIS, SPCMIS, and SAIS) in one data warehouse. The EIS will be able to give access to accurate and real-time information to the University’s administrators. From all this data, EIS can generate interactive reports needed for performance evaluation and decision-making.
The EIS is composed of the Financial Analytics, the Human Resource Analytics, and Student Information Analytics. It also consolidates information from the Socialized Tuition (ST) System, with an ST Dashboard.
Aside from the five core information systems, the UIS developed and continues to create homegrown systems designed to address very specific needs that the University has.
These homegrown systems include: