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2 powerful new features added to HSLynk: human service project grouping and archival records APIs

Dec 06, 2019

We just rolled out two features: 1) users can group projects in many flexible ways. This allows for regional or funding source based information sharing, even across customers. It is much more flexible than simple project hierarchical levels you may see in other human services software. 2) the ability for app users to retrieve older responses to Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) questions

Creating Tableau reports while connected to HSLynk's Big Data Warehouse

Oct 29, 2019

A quick video showing how it looks to access our Big Data Warehouse to create reports. This video uses Tableau, since it is popular, but Power BI, R-Shiny, and other popular tools work just as well.

Slides from our Florida Coalition to End Homelessness Presentation this week

Oct 12, 2019

The presentation featured HLynk's newest Community Data Exchange features, as well as full HMIS feature-set completion status.

2020 HUD HMIS Data Standards in HSLynk

Oct 09, 2019

The latest HUD homelessness data standard is now built into HSLynk!

HSLynk Open Source's steady march toward being a full Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

Sep 13, 2019

Update: HSLynk’s HMIS feature set is progressing rapidly, due in Q1 2020.  Once complete, you can add full HMIS compliance into your own products.

HSLynk's two new features: client merge/unmerge and HMIS APR web delivery features

Sep 08, 2019

When HSLynk automatically matches client records, sometimes you may disagree with that match. These new APIs let you alter the match.

Golden View for Community Data Exchanges (CDEx)

Aug 16, 2019

HSLynk now has a Golden View feature, providing a consistent, linked view of a client, updated by all the warehoused data sources.

Using the R programming language with HSLynk Open Source for statistical analysis

Jul 04, 2019

This article shows how to query data using R's dplyr package to analyze US Dept of Housing and Urban Development Homeless Management Information System (HUD HMIS) data. HMIS is just one human services application of the HSLynk Platform as a Service, but homelessness is a large and growing problem, so let's use it for our example.

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