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

Northwoods Discusses Focusing on What Technology Can Offer to Help Others Rather than Innovation Alone

Friday, March 15, 2019 [In the News]

Northwoods Discusses Focusing on What Technology Can Offer to Help Others Rather than Innovation Alone

Director of Implementation Services for Northwoods, Cindy Sheets, discusses focusing on what technology can offer to help others rather than innovation solely for the sake of innovation.

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Northwoods Shines a Light on Social Services Information

Thursday, March 7, 2019 [In the News]

Northwoods Shines a Light on Social Services Information

Northwoods developed Traverse, a system of engagement for child welfare caseworkers, that brings together all the case history into an easily digestible and interactive view. The company then wanted an integration platform that would allow the solution to easily integrate with customers' other data sources including case management and document management systems. Northwoods turned to TIBCO Cloud™ Integration. 

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 [Press Releases]

Artificial Intelligence Helping Yuba County Caseworkers Manage Paperwork

Yuba County Health and Human Services (HHS) is investing in new technology—Traverse®—that uses artificial intelligence to surface key case information to help child welfare caseworkers make critical safety decisions.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 [Press Releases]

Rural Colorado Counties Team Up to Purchase Child Welfare Software

Four rural county social services departments in Southwest Colorado pooled resources to invest in new technology to help child welfare caseworkers spend more time with children and families and less time on paperwork.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 [Press Releases]

Cayuga County Implementing Artificial Intelligence for Caseworkers

Cayuga County, New York, is upgrading its software systems to provide child welfare and adult services caseworkers in the Department of Social Services (DSS) with new technology that uses artificial intelligence.

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Department of Social Services moves toward mobile file storage

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 [In the News]

Department of Social Services moves toward mobile file storage

The Jefferson County Department of Social Services is moving forward with acquiring a software program called Traverse that would allow caseworkers to handle much of their paperwork electronically.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 [Press Releases]

Artificial Intelligence Helping Jefferson County Caseworkers Manage Paperwork

Jefferson County Department of Social Services (DSS) is investing in new technology that uses artificial intelligence to help child welfare caseworkers focus less time on paperwork and more time doing high-value work with children and families.

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Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals in 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 [In the News]

Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals in 2018

CityPulse Columbus has recognized “Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals” in and around Columbus since 2013. Northwoods was recognized for the second year in a row in 2018 because the company "cultivates an environment where 'when people are hired, they don’t want to leave' with leadership programs 'open to all' and a place that 'feels like home.'”

Read more on CityPulse Columbus

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 [Press Releases]

Seneca County Arming Caseworkers with New Technology to Manage Cases

Seneca County Division of Human Services Administration (DHSA) will arm 36 children and family services caseworkers with new technology to focus less time on paperwork and more time doing high-value work with children and families.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 [Press Releases]

Chautauqua County Giving Caseworkers New Technology to Manage Cases

Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is investing in new technology for child welfare caseworkers to help them better serve vulnerable children and families and reduce caseworker stress, which contributes to high turnover. 

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