Common Causes of Poor Data Quality The previous installment in this series outlined the three most common causes of poor data quality: technical causes, human error, and organizational causes. All of these factors are important to consider when trying to prevent and correct poor data quality, whether it is in HMIS or other internal databases … Read more
We have posted new instructions available to assist you in pulling and analyzing your APR! http://hmismn.org/wp-content/uploads/CoC-APR-Guide.pdf Before you submit your data to HUD via Sage, try the new APR Visualization Tool to upload your APR .zip file and check out the data with graphs! This is NOT required and is only intended to be a resource to help you better understand … Read more
We have decided to populate and maintain report due dates on hmismn.org (here)! Please note, however, that you should always rely on funder communication for updates or changes to the information we post. If you notice a discrepancy in the information we have supplied, please email our Helpdesk!
All program’s data collection forms were changed last week to reflect the State changes to data elements. You can find those at http://hmismn.org/forms-and-instructions/. Discard previous printed copies? If you printed forms with date between 10/1/2016 and 6/27/2017 in footer, we would recommend continuing to use them as the only change was that one question was … Read more
The DHS OEO counting reports used to report to OEO for HYA, THP and ESP have been simplified to only pull data used by OEO for program evaluation and reporting purposes. Note that data collection requirements have not changed. Here is an overview of the changes that took place. You may notice several data elements … Read more
On April 1st, HUD transitioned to a new version of the Annual Performance Report for projects funded through the CoC Program. Providers now submit their APRs to HUD through Sage. If you have downloaded this report, you know that it looks a bit different than the PDF or Excel file you used to manually enter … Read more
DHS OEO ESP’s HMIS workflow will be changing on July 1st. The workflow is changing from a Service Transaction workflow to an Entry/Exit workflow. It will be the same workflow as the current HUD ESG workflow. We have created an FAQ and have included links to the workflow video. If you have more questions please … Read more
PIT Dashboard Report is now live (https://www.icalliances.org/point-in-time-data). The dashboard is a great resource to take a quick glance at your CoC’s point-in-time data!
All MN FHPAP users in HMIS should watch this video regarding the important change that took place effective July 1, 2017.
Dear HMIS Users and Stakeholders, Thursday, June 1, marked the one year anniversary of ICA’s tenure in Minnesota. In light of this milestone, I thought it appropriate to take a few minutes to reflect on what we’ve accomplished together and the work ahead of us in the next year. On May 4th, 2016, … Read more