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What if your child welfare case file could talk?

Monday, May 22, 2017 [In the News]

What if your child welfare case file could talk?

Social workers, imagine if a child’s case file could talk to you. What would you ask it? What hidden secrets would you want it to tell you about the kids you care so much about? To help, we’ve figured out a way to use modern technology to make your case files answer your questions so you can uncover critical information to make informed, confident decisions.

Read more on Inorupt

Northwoods puts Text Analytics to a Good Use

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 [In the News]

Northwoods puts Text Analytics to a Good Use

Yesterday, Northwoods announced availability of Traverse, a text analytics solution for child welfare social workers. The solution is designed to allow case workers to focus more on a child’s needs rather than needlessly reviewing case documents. Traverse sifts through a case’s thousands of documents to give case workers quick insights into the people and key topics related to the child. This allows the case worker to focus on the child’s future safety rather than researching the case.

Read more on Big Men on Content

Back Office Content Solutions for State and Local Human Services

Thursday, July 7, 2016 [In the News]

Back Office Content Solutions for State and Local Human Services

As I’ve been looking for out-of-the-box solutions that heavily rely on content, I’ve come to realize that these Back Office Content Solutions are everywhere. My real surprise was in human services benefits administration. Northwoods offers document management and workflow with an out-of-the-box solution to work social services related to children.

Read more on Big Men on Content

DSS: iPads will enhance safety

Friday, October 2, 2015 [In the News]

DSS: iPads will enhance safety

The Robeson County Department of Social Services will roll out a program that uses new technology to enable child welfare and adult services workers to spend more time with their clients and less time doing paperwork at the office.

Read more on The Robesonian

The Curious Case of User Adoption - Policy & Practice

Thursday, August 20, 2015 [In the News]

The Curious Case of User Adoption - Policy & Practice

Most large IT projects fail because of one preventable issue: poor user adoption. By following two key tenets of a coach model approach to training, human services staff can ensure user acceptance, and ultimately, better service delivery.

Read more in APHSA's Policy & Practice

Crow Wing County goes mobile

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 [In the News]

Crow Wing County goes mobile

An app introduced last September for Crow Wing County Community Services social workers is improving communication with the families they serve, according to a new study released by Northwoods, the app developer.

Read more on Brainerd Dispatch

How Your Brand Can Change the World - Innovate New Albany

Friday, May 15, 2015 [In the News]

How Your Brand Can Change the World - Innovate New Albany

Align your core business competencies with social causes. This is a natural way to bring solutions to social issues. An excellent example is Northwoods, which provides technology to help state and county human services agencies be more productive.

Read More on Innovate New Albany

Chemung Co DSS Goes Paperless - WENY

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 [In the News]

Chemung Co DSS Goes Paperless - WENY

The Chemung County Department of Social Services is going paperless! The department is the first New York County to give caseworkers a mobile tool to help them protect abused and neglected children.

Watch and read more on WENY.com

Community services implements new technology - Brainerd Dispatch

Thursday, February 12, 2015 [In the News]

Community services implements new technology - Brainerd Dispatch

Crow Wing County Community Services has implemented social service software to streamline processes for staff and assist them in effectively managing increased caseloads.

Read more on Brainerd Dispatch

Five companies that get young people - Columbus Business First

Friday, November 7, 2014 [In the News]

Five companies that get young people - Columbus Business First

A company focused on helping public agencies update their filing systems sounds like just the place to benefit from a young, tech-savvy work force. And Northwoods Consulting Partners Inc. has been doing just that, said president and CEO Gary Heinze.

Read more on bizjournals.com/columbus/

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