Zak Miller the CEO/Founder of Hyperion Data visits the podcast to share how Hyperion is helping Continuum of Care organizations conduct their yearly count of homeless individuals using technology. Learn about the Point in Time count, how organizations are using technology to make it more efficient, and how COVID is affecting the count in 2021.
Gaither Stephens the Chief Technology Officer at Gulf Coast Partnership stops by to talk about how he's using his love of technology to help improve the work being done by Continuum of Care organizations around the county. We talk about Gaither Dynamic, the amazing dashboards he creates for COC's and the COC Alliance.
Wesley Meacham and Tyrell Fenn from the Pulse For Good user experience team drop by to share some of the work the Pulse team has had to do to build a solution that works for the world's most vulnerable. Learn about how they applied their training to engage and solve problems from the eyes of the clients and how nonprofits can utilize the same techniques to improve their services.
Learn about how Pallet builds affordable shelters for individuals experiencing homelessness. These shelters are a safe way to house individuals in the short term and are made by individuals with experience being homeless. Socially distanced shelter options are few and far between, but Pallet offers a way to help keep your community safe and happy.
Ginger Bandeen the CEO/Founder of Mission-Driven Data joins the podcast to talk about how behavioral health organization can use their data to improve outcomes for their clients. We talk about the pandemic that has changed how we measure our effectiveness, how telehealth has changed what we should measure, and how you can see what's going on with the populations you serve.
Darlene from Domestic Abuse Recovery Solutions (DARS) stops by sharing the work she and her team have been doing to fill in gaps they personally have experienced in society's response to those recovering from domestic abuse. Learn about how you can support those recovering from abuse and support organizations like DARS.
To learn more about DARS visit: https://supportdars.com/
Helping vulnerable individuals safely recover from health challenges is difficult in the best of circumstances let alone during a pandemic. Kelly Bruno, the CEO of the National Health Foundation stops by to share how they've adapted to the pandemic to provide excellent care to the people they serve, build a culture of safety amongst their staff and drive forward the fight for diversity, inclusion, and equity.
How would you help 1.3 Million people? David Hoke the Senior Director of Associate Health and Wellbeing at Walmart shares how Walmart has built a culture of helping associates change their lives for the better.
Hear about how the Walmart wellness team faced the challenge of building a wellness program for the largest private employer in the world, how they help their associates that are vulnerable, and how they're helping maintain a safe work environment for their employees during COVID.
Jim and Gerard from HeadStrong (getheadstrong.org) join us to share the origin of their work with Veterans around the country. They share the ways they are impacting leaders and helping change the stigmas that can prevent Veterans from seeking the help that they need.
Samira Khan, senior manager for global impact engagement at Saleforces.org, stops by to talk to us about the work that she and her teammates at Salesforce.org are doing to make an impact using technology. Learn more about the work that Salesforce is doing, ways to get involved in the impact space, and how COVID has changed social impact for the better.
Matt Simmonds, from Simtech Solutions, stops by to share the work that the Simtech team is doing to help utilize data in the fight against homelessness. Learn about how the first homeless data warehouse was developed, how communities are modernizing their homeless point in time count, and how Simtech has helped San Diego with its COVID response.
Josh Hall, the executive director of Hark an innovative organization helping providers in Northwest Arkansas, joins us to share the wonderful work his team is doing to help connect vulnerable individuals with services and how they're using technology to make drastic improvements in the way clients navigate the human services system.
Helen Knight shares how investment in technology can help nonprofit organizations accelerate their impact. Helen share's her experience leading IT teams in the nonprofit world and gives us the outline of the first steps a nonprofit needs to take to make a transition from paper and antiquated technology to having a secure and effective IT infrastructure.
Helen talk's about what steps a nonprofit should take today, how going from 'free' software and donated hardware to make the needed investment in IT can be hard but incredibly rewarding, and how the nonprofit and tech community need to build up Nonprofits as a viable tech profession.
Lastly, she shares how to best utilize technological consultants and areas of low hanging fruit to start your quest towards modernizing your organization's IT.
How did Pulse For Good get started? Hear about some of the eventful and crazy ways that Pulse For Good has bootstrapped its way into organizations all around the country.
Learn more at http://www.pulseforgood.com