New Online Surveys option

Tracker already offers a range of survey methodologies for you to use in any combination:
• SMS/Text surveys
• Postal surveys
• Telephone surveys
• Face to Face surveys
Now you can give your tenants the additional option of completing online surveys.

Alan signing contract with Red Kite

News Tracker: 03 Dec 2015

Red Kite wants more feedback and quicker
Red Kite Community Housing is adopting a new approach to gathering customer feedback and has signed a two-year deal with Arena Partnership to help deliver it.
[caption id="attachment_1878" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Neil Venables of Red Kite and Alan Marshall of Arena         signing a two-year partnership agreement[/caption]

Balloons on the moon

News Tracker: 13 Nov 2015

Why the #ManOnTheMoon advert is relevant to social housing landlords
John Lewis released their eagerly awaited Christmas advert last week, once again taking social media by storm, clocking up an impressive 23,000 online mentions in just two hours (Mail Online). The advert tells the story of a young girl called Lily who brings Christmas joy to a lonely old man living on the moon by finally being able to send him a gift from earth. The advert will undoubtedly be a success for the retail giant however how well will the underlying message be listened to?

Text message

Effective SMS text messaging

SMS text messages are regularly used by GP’s, dentists and hairdressers to reduced missed appointments etc. SMS messages can also have positive applications in the social housing sector. Although it is common place for many housing providers to send repairs appointment confirmations via texts, further more innovative uses of text messaging in social housing are less widespread.

Tracking Support and Intervention Programmes

Two Network Members are starting trials of one of the latest developments within the Tracker Suite; the facility for tracking programmes of intervention and support for residents.  Accord’s Add Ventures team is using the new ‘Programme Tracker’ module to manage its employment and skills support programme: tracking individual intervention journeys for clients and evaluating overall impact. This includes profiling the specific needs of each client, monitoring their personal support programme, tracking their progress with a series of feedback questionnaires and star evaluations, and then evaluating the overall impact achieved.

Net Promoter Scores

Recent research indicated that if you were to replace all your customer feedback questionnaires with a single question, it should be: “How likely would you be to recommend your landlord to friends or family?”

Tracker SROI Workshop

‘Social Return on Investment’ (SROI) is now the standard methodology for evaluating activities and programmes with a social impact:

Hidden Gem

New functionality is always welcome but many of the core features already included within Tracker prove invaluable to existing users.  However many don’t fully appreciate the power Tracker can provide and still need to unlock the potential benefits that can be gained from them. So we thought we’d share with you a particular feature that a user finds invaluable.  This month it is …