- IMM Core Metamodel will be the DNA of IMM. All specialized metamodel (ER, Relational., XML, LDAP…) will map to IMM core
- ER (a.k.a. Logical data modeling, Relational (a.k.a Physical) and XML metamodels and their corresponding UML2 Profiles are considered extended scope of IMM.
- Existing Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) Standard will morph into IMM (CWM Packages listed in the Figure above). The existing data mining package was deemed large enough to be a separate standard on its own and not included in the IMM standard in development.