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

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.


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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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 [Press Releases]

Northwoods Celebrates Customers Paper Reduction on Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day April 22, Northwoods celebrates its customers for collectively saving 121,882 trees over the past 13 years. Human services agencies using Compass® software have stored over 1 billion sheets of paper as images instead of using paper. That is enough paper to circle the globe 7.1 times, cover 11,449 football fields or fill a file drawer that is 64 miles long.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011 [Press Releases]

Northwoods Launches Compass® CoPilot Application for Tablets

Today, Northwoods introduced a new product that will help social workers manage case documents, notes, forms, and photos while working in their clients’ homes or anywhere their jobs take them. Compass® CoPilot packs many of the productivity-enhancing features found in the Compass Software® suite of products into an easy-to-carry tablet format.

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Thursday, December 1, 2011 [Press Releases]

Collabor8 and Northwoods Partner for Success Across County Lines

Collabor8, a partnership of seven county Job and Family Services (JFS) agencies, is teaming with Northwoods to streamline business processes and share information and documents across county lines. With the participation of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Collabor8 partnership includes JFS agencies in Delaware, Hancock, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, and Wood Counties.

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