News

Learn more about Northwoods and technology in human services through our press releases and media articles featuring Northwoods and our customers.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 [Press Releases]

Burke County DSS Partners with Northwoods on New Technology Solution

Burke County Department of Social Services (DSS) in North Carolina is partnering with Northwoods to implement a document management and appointment management software solution to help the agency boost security, efficiency and service to clients.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014 [Press Releases]

Macon County DSS to Implement New Mobile Technology

Macon County Department of Social Services (DSS) in North Carolina is equipping social workers with new mobile technology to help manage increasing child protection and adult services cases.

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Burke commissioners OK more money for schools; Local tax rate unchanged - Morganton News Herald

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 [In the News]

Burke commissioners OK more money for schools; Local tax rate unchanged - Morganton News Herald

Burke County Department of Social Services will get a majority of the money needed to contract with Northwoods Consulting Partners Inc.

Read more on Morganton.com

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 [Press Releases]

Northwoods Wins National Better Government Competition

Northwoods was named the winner of the Pioneer Institute’s 23rd annual Better Government Competition, which sought proposals for ideas that leverage technology to improve the public sector.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014 [Press Releases]

Mobile Technology Saves Social Workers One Hour a Day

Social workers at an Ohio human services agency have an extra hour every day to spend with families thanks to mobile technology that reduces the time they spend on paperwork.

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The mobility of care: Winona County social workers use new technology to streamline casework - Winona Daily News

Friday, March 7, 2014 [In the News]

The mobility of care: Winona County social workers use new technology to streamline casework - Winona Daily News

A new, high-tech addition to Winona County Community Services is changing the face of social work in Minnesota.

As of August last year, Winona County Community Services became among the first social services agencies in the country to go mobile with Compass CoPilot software for iPad.

Read more on WinonaDailyNews.com

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 [Press Releases]

Winona County Using New Technology to Better Serve Families

Winona County Community Services is seeing great success from its new mobile technology to help social workers manage increasing caseloads.

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Cabarrus Co. buys iPads to help investigate child abuse cases - WSOC-TV

Friday, February 7, 2014 [In the News]

Cabarrus Co. buys iPads to help investigate child abuse cases - WSOC-TV

Sorting and scanning documents is a big part of how social workers input and gather information for child abuse investigations in Cabarrus County. But soon, a group of investigators will be able access to those critical files and more with a few taps on an iPad.

Read more on wsoctv.com

Technology in Social Work Boosts  Productivity and Worker Morale - NACHSA Networker

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 [In the News]

Technology in Social Work Boosts Productivity and Worker Morale - NACHSA Networker

Drowning in paperwork, the Fairfield County Child and Adult Protective Services (CPS) in Lancaster, Ohio worked to create a truly mobile social worker. That move is saving up to two days per week per social worker, empowering workers to create stronger relationships with families and achieve better outcomes. 

Read more in National Association of County Human Services Administrators' Networker (page 14)

North Carolina County Invests in Social Work App - Government Technology

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 [In the News]

North Carolina County Invests in Social Work App - Government Technology

Cabarrus County, N.C., has approved the use of a mobile application to help social workers manage child protection cases.

Read more on govtech.com