HIFIS Data Management Guide


HIFIS Data Management Guide

This guide to Data Management is a companion document to the Data Management eLearning Course. The aim of the document is to help HIFIS Leads understand how data can support effective service delivery and inform decision-making in their housing and homelessness service system. 

After reading, HIFIS Leads will be able to:

  • Explain the concept of data management and its importance in the context of homelessness service provision
  • Identify sources of data quality issues and approaches for resolving them
  • Highlight the responsibilities and potential tasks of a data steward
  • Provide directions on how to improve data management
  • Explain the concept of the data lifecycle and its application to data management in HIFIS

If you have any questions or feedback on the document please send an email to: info@hifis.ca.