News

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

Thursday, October 17, 2013 [Press Releases]

Social Services Agencies Designing the Mobile Social Worker of the Future

Three child protective services agencies in Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are implementing a new mobile solution for social workers to improve child safety, compliance and worker satisfaction.

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A Case Managing Tablet? - OpenPlacement

Monday, July 29, 2013 [In the News]

A Case Managing Tablet? - OpenPlacement

As technology continues to improve its application within social work and healthcare are proving to be infinite. Most recently, the emergence of a system utilizing tablets has helped case workers to save time and increase productivity exponentially.

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DSS Gets NACo Award - Washington Daily News

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 [In the News]

DSS Gets NACo Award - Washington Daily News

Beaufort County’s Department of Social Services has earned an award from the National Association of Counties.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 [Press Releases]

Jon Petersen Joins Northwoods as VP, Market Development

Northwoods today announced that Jon Petersen has been named vice president, market development. Petersen directs the identification, qualification and pursuit of strategic market opportunities for Northwoods, and works closely with strategic partners.

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Tablet suite saves case workers their most valuable commodity - GCN

Monday, April 15, 2013 [In the News]

Tablet suite saves case workers their most valuable commodity - GCN

Few employees have to be on the move as much as a government case worker in a county child protective or family services office. Unfortunately, many of these offices still use physical files that require the worker to return to the office up to several times a day to keep them up to date. Those offices that have partly moved to electronic files are not always equipped to handle workers making updates remotely.

Read more on GCN.com

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 [Press Releases]

Beaufort County DSS Partners with Northwoods on Mobile Solution

Twenty-five social workers at Beaufort County Department of Social Services (DSS) are virtually carrying their entire offices to home visits using new mobile software from Northwoods.

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Monday, March 18, 2013 [Press Releases]

Northwoods and 23 Counties Awarded $100,000 Grant

Northwoods and 23 Ohio counties were awarded a $100,000 grant from the Ohio Local Government Innovation Fund (LGIF) to research community partnerships and technology innovations.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 [Press Releases]

Northwoods Announces Business Advisory Board Members

Northwoods today announced the members of its Business Advisory Board, a newly created group to advise Northwoods on a variety of business-related issues.

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Monday, January 14, 2013 [Press Releases]

Rich Bowlen Joins Northwoods as Director, Protective Services

Northwoods today announced that Richard Bowlen has been named director, protective services. Bowlen will lead the development of Northwoods’ technical and professional services offerings in the protective services arena. Child and adult protective services are provided by human services agencies across the country.

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Sunday, January 13, 2013 [Press Releases]

Athens County Children Services Partners with Northwoods on Software Solution

Athens County Children Services and Northwoods, a software company specializing in serving human services agencies, announced a new partnership to implement document management software to help the agency boost security and efficiency.

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