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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/

Mobility is Changing the Face of Social Work - Policy & Practice

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 [In the News]

Mobility is Changing the Face of Social Work - Policy & Practice

Every day, protective service agencies send social workers into homes, schools, and long-term care facilities to ensure the safety of children, the elderly, and others. But skyrocketing caseloads coupled with time-consuming paperwork requirements cut into the amount of quality time social workers can spend with their clients. Innovative child and adult protective service agencies have started embracing mobile technology to tackle these challenges head on.

Read more in APHSA's Policy & Practice

Waynesburg native wins first-place Better Government award

Friday, July 11, 2014 [In the News]

Waynesburg native wins first-place Better Government award

In four weeks, Bowlen wrote the application and paper for the competition that outlined Northwoods’ “Compass CoPilot” program, a proposal to integrate data collection and reporting at state and county human services agencies.

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