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AI helps Yuba County caseworkers manage paperwork

Friday, April 26, 2019 [In the News]

AI helps Yuba County caseworkers manage paperwork

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

Read more on KMWorld

How technology and the cloud brings transparency to citizen data

Monday, April 15, 2019 [In the News]

How technology and the cloud brings transparency to citizen data

As technology makes it easier to connect with constituents, state and local governments are looking to build systems centered around and empowered by the citizen experience. For example, Traverse, a case discovery product from the AWS Public Sector Partner Program member Northwoods, uncovers dark data and uses it to present a comprehensive case story. 

Read more on AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog

Sacramento Technology News: Artificial Intelligence Helping Yuba County Caseworkers Manage Paperwork

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 [In the News]

Sacramento Technology News: 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.

Read more on SacITCentral.com

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.

Listen to podcast on comSpark

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. 

Read case study | Read blog article

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.

Read more on Watertown Daily Times

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

Innovating Child Welfare Service Delivery

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 [In the News]

Innovating Child Welfare Service Delivery

A Next-Generation System of Engagement

Modernizing to the new Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS), or building new systems to meet CCWIS requirements, opens the door for child welfare organizations to better collect, view, share, and understand information, not just record it.

Read more in APHSA's Policy & Practice

Enterprise Medicaid, SNAP, & TANF (MST) EDMS Live in All Ohio Counties

Friday, August 10, 2018 [In the News]

Enterprise Medicaid, SNAP, & TANF (MST) EDMS Live in All Ohio Counties

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and partner agencies, Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (JFS), are excited to announce on August 6, 2018 the team reached a key milestone in our Ohio Enterprise Document Management System (EDMS) journey, with all 88 counties now live with Medicaid/SNAP/TANF (MST) functionality. This is the culmination of an effort started in August 2017 and is an impressive accomplishment for a project of this scale to finish on time and under budget. 

Read more on Ohio DAS

Top Workplaces: Midsize Employer, Northwoods Consulting Partners

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 [In the News]

Top Workplaces: Midsize Employer, Northwoods Consulting Partners

The Northwoods Foundation is one of many reasons why the organization ranked first in Columbus CEO’s Top Workplaces 2018 survey among midsized companies in central Ohio. The company, which describes its mission as “revolutionizing the delivery of services to vulnerable populations,” designs software for human services agencies.

Read more on Columbus CEO

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