Data to Actionable Insights: Harness the Power of Analytics with Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 22, 2023 10:53:00 AM

In social work and nonprofit organizations, data is a valuable resource that can transform how caseworkers and agencies approach case management. The rise of technology and data analytics has opened new possibilities for understanding clients' needs, identifying trends, and making informed decisions.

In this blog, we will explore how caseworkers and nonprofit agencies can leverage data in case management to gain actionable insights and better support those they serve. We will also emphasize the importance of employing specialized case management software for nonprofits to streamline data-driven processes effectively.

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Topics: case management software, nonprofit software solutions

Why Data Analytics Is the Next Big Thing for American Social Work

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 21, 2023 10:56:00 AM

More than 700,000 social services employees are currently working in a wide range of setting such as child welfare, veteran, healthcare, and government organizations. As more passionate individuals plan to enter the American human services sector, organizations must rethink their case management practices and development strategies.

One of the most popular and effective solutions that can help us meet the rising number of social services cases in the US is big data. Advanced analytics and robust data mining tools can assist case managers in maximizing client safety, collaboration, and data efficiency. Let’s delve deeper and learn the impact of data analytics on American social work.

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Topics: Technology Speak, case management software

Why Caseworkers Must Leverage Technology In 2023

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 14, 2023 10:30:00 AM

In the ever-changing landscape of social work, caseworkers face an array of challenges in their mission to support vulnerable populations and create positive societal change. In 2023, the importance of leveraging technology cannot be overstated. Embracing technology for caseworkers has become a necessity rather than a luxury. This blog explores why caseworkers must harness the potential of technology, particularly case management software, to enhance their efficiency, effectiveness, and overall impact on the lives they touch.

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Topics: case management software, caseworkers

The Evolution of Casework Solutions: The Past, Present and Future

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 13, 2023 12:01:00 PM

America boasts one of the oldest non-profit sectors in the world. With 1.5 million non-profits, the country now accounts for about 15% of global philanthropic organizations. 

Human service agencies have always been at the forefront of serving humanity in the United States. From civil wars to economic downturns and natural calamities, nonprofit organizations (NGO's) and governmental social service agencies have helped to shape the American culture famed for its compassion and generosity. 

However, in order for social service organizations to survive and grow in this fast-paced period, they must adapt to the evolution of casework technologies and solutions. Human services are now embracing current case management solutions to better their service, moving away from paper-based systems and toward computerized legacy applications.

Let's take a look at some of the tools that have been used in casework and how they have evolved in the future in this blog today.

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Topics: case management software, human services software

5 Challenges That Social Service Agencies Can Overcome with Better Data

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 6, 2023 11:30:00 AM

Data has become an essential tool in today’s world. Data is driving the decisions and changing practices in successful enterprises, from tech giants to multinationals and the healthcare industry.

The social service sector, which may have been slower to accept technology in the past, is also witnessing the need for better data collection in their casework. Finding the most effective method for gathering and managing data in daily social work, however, is a challenge for many case managers and non-profit stakeholders.  They are conscious of the necessity and significance of data. The majority of human service businesses, though, remain dubious about the benefits of using digital case management to organize and process their data for reporting.  

For such doubtful case managers and social service providers who want to make a real difference in the communities they serve, here's a detailed article that not only highlights individual agency needs for better data but also takes a larger picture look at the challenges that agencies can overcome by leveraging the power of big data.  

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Topics: case management software, human services software

Facilitate, Not Replace! How Case Management Software is Shaping Social Work

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 5, 2023 12:53:00 PM

Social work has a long history in the United States, having been formally established in the nineteenth century to assist immigrants in overcoming social and economic challenges. Two centuries later, social workers are one of the largest groups of public-sector employees. 

But as technology such as case management software has started to gain traction in the last few decades, social workers are concerned about their future. Much like other industries where tech was predicted to be the doom of professionals, social service workers also question their relevance in a tech-dominant future. 

The good news is that case managers and those with an educational background in social work can never be replaced by technology. However, adapting the technology and leveraging its offerings is essential for social workers who seem to succeed in the rapidly growing American social services sector

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Topics: case management software

4 Reasons Non-Profits are Embracing Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on May 15, 2023 10:17:00 AM

Nonprofits are formed upon the idea that a certain segment of the population needs support. Brilliant ideas of how to make a difference is at the heart.  Soon enough in providing these services the need for collecting and managing large amounts of data becomes evident.  This data and its management are a vital aspect of the survival and success of an agency.  The large amount of data required from agencies to meet requirements and provide services would surprise most people. Then let's not forget to factor in donor and grant management.  

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Topics: case management software, nonprofit software solutions

Five Ways to Streamline Your Caseload

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 24, 2023 9:00:00 AM

The demand for enhanced productivity inside teams has emerged as one of the top goals for organizations. Case managers in the human services industry are motivated to increase their caseload capacity, take on more clients, and become more involved in their local communities.

However, it's reasonable to say that given the evolving nature of the human services industry and the unique problems faced by social services, simplifying your caseload may seem like a laborious task. We hope that this article will help you streamline your caseload and save you time and energy. This will put a smile on your face and the faces of your teammates!

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, FAMCare Tips and Tools, case management software

How NGOs Can Use Technology to Help Human Trafficking Victims

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 2, 2023 10:45:00 AM

Human trafficking is one of the darkest yet most undeniable realities of today's world.  According to the Human Trafficking Institute, there are 25 million victims of human trafficking worldwide, many of whom never receive the assistance they require.

Social service organizations assisting human trafficking victims have recently joined forces with federal, state, and local agencies, technology companies, and the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief System Group to emphasize not only the use of technology in human trafficking prevention, but also the better use of information gathered through technology.  The team compiled their findings into a guide for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recent counter-trafficking strategy.  

However, the question is how NGOs can use technology in their daily case management to improve outcomes for the vulnerable human trafficking victims they serve.

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Topics: case management software, Victim Services

Five Things Social Service Agencies Need to Consider Before Digitizing

Posted by GVT Admin on Feb 16, 2023 11:00:00 AM

Organizations all over the world have been pushed to embrace digital transformation in recent years. From multinational corporations and the corporate sector to non-profit human services, every enterprise has embraced one or more forms of technology.
While some organizations are heavily investing in cloud computing and data analytics, others, such as social services, are taking baby steps in this direction. However, due to a lack of strategy reported by 50% of non-profits, fully adopting digital solutions has been difficult.
Still, if your NGO is interested in adopting technology such as the cloud or data analytics, this is the right decision. After all, today's digitization will help your social service thrive in the future.

Before you and your team commence your digital journey, here are some things to consider. 

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Topics: Technology Speak, case management software

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