Fall is Here, Time to Kick (Your Data Quality) Into Gear

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In early October, ICA’s Regional System Administrators (RSAs) will be busy pulling reports for your projects and analyzing data for Federal Fiscal Year 2019, which runs October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019. Your RSA will be contacting you if your data needs some sort of attention (missing, errors, we need clarification, etc.). Please set  … Read more

Spotlight on a User: What’s Your Data Quality Plan?

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Agencies all across the state are working with individuals and families to help them find safe, secure housing. It is a driving force behind the work that many HMIS users do. One such agency, Washington County Community Services (WCCS), provides homeless outreach throughout Washington County, emergency shelter support, and front door and telephonic support for  … Read more

See You at the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless Conference!

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The ICA Minnesota team is excited to attend the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless conference this week, and to connect in person with so many of our stakeholders.   If you’ll be at the conference, look for our booth, where we’ll be promoting the Quarterly Data Quality redesign project. Stop by and learn how high-quality HMIS data can empower  … Read more

Data Quality Incentives – Request for Proposals

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The MN HMIS Governing Board has approved $10,000 of the HMIS budget to be used for data quality incentives. The intent of the data quality incentives is to support agencies in implementing creative solutions that will help them build or sustain their capacity for maintaining high-quality data in HMIS. Agencies that are interested in receiving  … Read more

Coming Soon: Data Quality Incentives

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At the February Board meeting, the HMIS Governing Board approved $10,000 of the HMIS budget to be used for data quality incentives. The intent of the data quality incentives is to support agencies in implementing creative solutions that will help them build their capacity for maintaining high-quality data in HMIS. We will be publishing a  … Read more

Turning HMIS Data Into Insight: Part 1

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We’re thrilled to launch this extended series of news articles to help our users turn HMIS data into insights. Over the coming weeks, we’ll share brand new resources about HMIS that you can leverage in your everyday work, when advocating, or making program decisions. They’re developed in the spirit of building data-driven culture. The first  … Read more