Writing For Good
Stories, thoughts, and tidbits from the fight to help change the worlds most important organizations for the better
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As a company based around a software solution, not only do we want to contribute ideas around social services, but we want to contribute to the world of software. This is part of a series of posts about some things we are doing without code.
Travis Marble - 4/6/2020

As a company based around a software solution, not only do we want to contribute ideas around social services, but we want to contribute to the world of software. This is part of a series of posts about some things we are doing without code. There is a good chance one of the following two things is true: There is a better way to do this, if so (please add to the conversation) Dapper may already do…

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How to clean your pulse kiosk
Blake Kohler - 3/9/2020

Clean Me!! A kiosk can be a dirty place and vulnerable individuals are also those with the highest risk when it comes to communicative illness. Making sure your kiosks are properly and often sanitized can ensure that your clients, patients, and staff are protected from the germs that take up residence on your kiosks. Placing the kiosk into test mode Before you start sanitizing your kiosk you’ll…

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Every organization needs to take time to reflect on how it has been doing. This time of reflection and retrospection can propel an organization to greater heights.
Blake Kohler - 3/6/2020

Every organization needs to take time to reflect on how it has been doing. This time of reflection and retrospection can propel an organization to greater heights. Taking time out of your day to day to talk about how things are going can be a daunting task. However, the work to adequately reflect and adjust as an individual and as an organization before issues grow too large to handle can bring…

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What happens when you are afraid to give your honest opinion?
Blake Kohler - 1/31/2020

I was stopped by a man at the airport. As I got off of my cross country flight in a daze I wandered my way through Reagan International Airport towards the rideshare area of the airport. A man in a suit approached and handed me a business card and asked me to take a survey. I’m sure you’ve had a variation of this experience. Finished buying groceries? Take a survey. Go to the hospital? Take a…

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How one organization understood the value of volunteers and invested in them
Wes Meacham - 1/28/2020

In 2018, Catholic Community Services in Salt Lake City, Utah began using Pulse to gather client feedback — a system designed to gather client feedback from those individuals using the services provided by CCS. Each of those individuals were going through the harrowing experience of homelessness. With that feedback, CCS was able to enhance the experience of those individuals by listening to their…

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For the first time since we began this journey to accomplish something good, we felt like we had.
Wes Meacham - 11/14/2019

When we started Pulse For Good, a client-satisfaction solution geared towards the homeless population and the service providers that serve them, we knew we wanted to do something different. Each of us had successful jobs, doing good things, and making great products. Yet we felt like we wanted to do more. We wanted to take our skills and do something good in this world. That is why when we created…

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