News

Golden View for Community Information Exchanges

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.

HSLynk open source is adding a new message subscription framework for your apps

Jun 17, 2019

We've come a long way with automation features in HSLynk via APIs, but platform independent push notifications will keep 3rd party human services apps abreast of the latest client and service information available

How open source HSLynk aligns with the San Diego Community Information Exchange's design principles

May 24, 2019

Since 2014, the HSLynk open source data sharing framework has independently been working on a very similar project to ConnectWell San Diego. Luckily, going through the principles and model overview listed for ConnectWell’s Information Sharing Model document, there is almost complete principle alignment, with a few minor differences.