Using the UMPI User Interface

How to navigate and use the Universal MPU user interface to manage tasks, data stewardship, and more.

  • Searching Identities

    When you search and view identities in Universal MPI, the data about those records is grouped together first by Source + Native ID and second by Link ID. All the attribute values that have ever been posted to Universal MPI for a given Source + Native ID...

  • Working with Identities in the Workspace

    The Workspace is where you can search, review, and work with identity records. You can use the Workspace to do things such as:  Search and review records Link and unlink identities Merge records Create a task and assign it to a data steward for review/...

  • Assigning and Managing Stewardship Tasks

    The Stewardship Task Queue displays tasks assigned to the data steward by the data steward as well as unassigned tasks. You can assign tasks individually or in bulk. Assigning individual tasks On the Stewardship Task Queue page, select a task. From the...

  • Assigning and Managing Rejected Overlay Tasks

    The Rejected Overlay Task queue allows you to assign Rejected Overlay Tasks individually or in bulk.  What is an overlay? An overlay occurs when an attempt is made to update record with new set of demographic data that does not match the record’s curren...

  • Overriding Overlay Detection/Rejection

    In some cases, you may decide that certain rejected postIdentity requests are indeed valid updates. If your Universal MPI has been configured to handle overlays as Reject with Task, a task should will be created in the Rejected Overlay Tasks Queue.  Imp...

  • Using Task Mode to View and Search Tasks

    The Task Mode is used when you wish to view data stewardship tasks that have been automatically detected and queued up by Universal MPI. Tasks are created when individual source records are posted to Universal MPI. The task is triggered when a source re...

  • Linking and Unlinking Identities

    Data stewards can link two identities to create a single, surviving Link ID. They can also unlink previously linked identities.  Linking identities When a data steward links identities, they are selecting one entire Link ID (which includes all source re...

  • Deleting an Attribute Cluster

    To delete an attribute cluster from a source record, do the following: In the Set Inactive column, select one or more checkboxes. Click Proceed to delete the attributes. ImportantOnce an attribute has been set inactive, it will not play any part i...