Campus Information Retrieval System
Human Resources, Data Operations
FOCUS is a non-procedural reporting language that uses simple English-like phrases to generate ad hoc reports. CIRS is currently running FOCUS 7.0.9 on IBM mainframe (S/390). The vendor for FOCUS is Information Builders.
An introduction to FOCUS commands is provided in the workbook for Basic CIRS Reporting. However, you should have access to FOCUS documentation for a complete description of all available commands and reporting options. We recommend you download the following FOCUS manual from our password protected site. If you are a CIRS user and need the userid and password to download, call the CIRS Hotline.
Focus for Mainframe - Creating Reports 7.6 (.pdf, 5.11mb)
Additional FOCUS manuals and documentation are available from the vendor. To access the free online documentation, you must sign-up for a logon account at the Information Builders website. Contact the CIRS Hotline for the required account information.