Quarterly Data Quality Plan Re-Design: Feedback Requested!


ICA is currently working on an exciting improvement to the Quarterly Data Quality Plan for Minnesota. A project is underway to completely re-design the Data Quality Plan that you once knew. Our focus will be to make the new Data Quality Plan as user-centric as possible and better align with standards and mandates from the  … Read more

The 2017 AHAR Process Is Here! What Should Users Do?

Tags: , , , ,

Attention All ES, TH, and PSH Agencies: What? Each October since 2007, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launches the data collection process that becomes the Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR). This is a nationwide estimate of households experiencing homelessness throughout 2016. To learn about the process, and your role, watch this 2017  … Read more

Quality Data Entry Benefits Agencies Statewide


Data entry accuracy is not only crucial to your agency, but with statewide data sharing, your data entry accuracy affects your community partners as well. Items to pay attention to include: Spelling of names and SSN; Adding SHARED to the Alias field for shared records so that when the next agency does their due diligence  … Read more

Guess how many Data Quality reports we sent in 2015!


Part of our role as your State System Administrator is to administer the data quality process for the state of Minnesota. Dol Hassan, a member of our HMIS State System Administrator team, manages our data quality process and runs all the reports that get sent to your CoC coordinator. That prompts your CoC coordinator to  … Read more