Learn more about Northwoods and technology in human services through our press releases and media articles featuring Northwoods and our customers.
Monday, July 17, 2017 [In the News]
The best predictor of future safety is a thorough understanding of the past. Traverse, a protective services case discovery platform from the AWS Public Sector Partner Program member Northwoods, uncovers dark data and uses it to present a comprehensive case story. It allows child and adult protective services agencies to leverage the power of big data and the information they already have to make well informed, more confident decisions. The tool helps to analyze years of information and volumes of case records to build connections that may have otherwise gone unnoticed.
Read more on AWS Government, Education, & Nonprofits Blog
Monday, May 22, 2017 [In the News]
Social workers, imagine if a child’s case file could talk to you. What would you ask it? What hidden secrets would you want it to tell you about the kids you care so much about? To help, we’ve figured out a way to use modern technology to make your case files answer your questions so you can uncover critical information to make informed, confident decisions.
Read more on Inorupt
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 [In the News]
Yesterday, Northwoods announced availability of Traverse, a text analytics solution for child welfare social workers. The solution is designed to allow case workers to focus more on a child’s needs rather than needlessly reviewing case documents. Traverse sifts through a case’s thousands of documents to give case workers quick insights into the people and key topics related to the child. This allows the case worker to focus on the child’s future safety rather than researching the case.
Read more on Big Men on Content
Thursday, July 7, 2016 [In the News]
As I’ve been looking for out-of-the-box solutions that heavily rely on content, I’ve come to realize that these Back Office Content Solutions are everywhere. My real surprise was in human services benefits administration. Northwoods offers document management and workflow with an out-of-the-box solution to work social services related to children.
Friday, October 2, 2015 [In the News]
The Robeson County Department of Social Services will roll out a program that uses new technology to enable child welfare and adult services workers to spend more time with their clients and less time doing paperwork at the office.
Read more on The Robesonian
Thursday, August 20, 2015 [In the News]
Most large IT projects fail because of one preventable issue: poor user adoption. By following two key tenets of a coach model approach to training, human services staff can ensure user acceptance, and ultimately, better service delivery.
Read more in APHSA's Policy & Practice
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 [In the News]
An app introduced last September for Crow Wing County Community Services social workers is improving communication with the families they serve, according to a new study released by Northwoods, the app developer.
Read more on Brainerd Dispatch
Friday, May 15, 2015 [In the News]
Align your core business competencies with social causes. This is a natural way to bring solutions to social issues. An excellent example is Northwoods, which provides technology to help state and county human services agencies be more productive.
Read More on Innovate New Albany
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 [In the News]
The Chemung County Department of Social Services is going paperless! The department is the first New York County to give caseworkers a mobile tool to help them protect abused and neglected children.
Watch and read more on WENY.com
Thursday, February 12, 2015 [In the News]
Crow Wing County Community Services has implemented social service software to streamline processes for staff and assist them in effectively managing increased caseloads.