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We’re proud to share news and announcements about GovWebworks, as well as updates on our work with client tools for citizen access and engagement to support workforce enablement, benefits and assistance, and children and families. Check back for here for regular updates on our clients and company.

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Top 12 for 2021

December 14, 2021
We are forever grateful for the support of our clients, families, friends, and business partners, and for the successes the year has delivered (see 2021 year in review). Especially after an incredibly tough start to the year (see #1). Thank you, always, for reading and sharing our blog articles with friends and co-workers and onLearn more
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Life of a Distributed Team

November 16, 2021
Hi, we’re Team MN DEED BOT. We’re a software development team with distributed members in Maine, Minnesota, and one in Texas. As MN DEED BOT, we’ve worked “remotely together” for more than a year, with many of us collaborating to develop CareerForceMN.com prior to that. Some of us work for Minnesota’s Department of Employment and EconomicLearn more
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Press Release: New Tool on CareerForceMN.com Improves Access to Employment Resources

November 9, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2021 PORTLAND, Maine — GovWebworks (GWW) has supported the launch of a new workforce development tool in Minnesota. The virtual CareerForce Assistant helps the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) connect employers and job seekers with the content they need to fill and find jobs and build stableLearn more
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Idaho Takes the Reins on Vaccine Distribution System

March 9, 2021
It’s been a busy few months in Idaho, like in many states, as Covid-19 vaccine rollouts are addressed. On March 15, a few weeks ahead of schedule, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is ready to issue a second wave of vaccines to frontline workers. Looking to make up for a shortfall inLearn more
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211 Maine to the Rescue

September 22, 2020
Not only is Nikki Busmanis 211 Maine’s program manager, she’s also a prime example of how easy it is to get help from the health and human services information referral line. Established in Maine in 2006, the statewide organization provides centralized access to local assistance for health, shelter, substance use, and food via the Maine-basedLearn more
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UX Says, UI Says

July 21, 2020
UX and UI are like milk and cookies, better together. And we find the best results come from a discussion between the two. When designing for public sector sites and applications, we layer business analytics and knowledge about users with graphic treatments. Each project we take on starts with UX – analysis of user workflows,Learn more
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Putting Together the Labor Force Puzzle

September 17, 2019
Minnesota has a new and improved resource to grow its labor force. Designed to reach discouraged workers, the unhappily employed, and unemployed populations, CareerForce provides skills and support to rejoin or stay in the workforce. CareerForce is taking the current labor shortage by the horns in the effort to fill jobs and encourage continued job growth.Learn more
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Public Sector Grocery Pal

July 16, 2019
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Shopper is a mobile application that provides immediate food crediting guidance when child and adult care providers are making decisions about foods to purchase for reimbursable CACFP meals. We spoke with project manager Angie Davis and her team, Robin Holz and Suzanne Secor-Parker, the lead consultants for Iowa’sLearn more
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Roadmap for Transportation Success

July 17, 2018
Analogous research is an important part of the design process. For our work on the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) website redesign, we’ve been looking at DOT sites for best practices and inspiration. To take this further, I decided to check with the teams behind some sites on the list (Colorado, Iowa, Maine) to learnLearn more
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All In a Day's Work

July 10, 2018
According to analysts, the July 6 data from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows continued growth in jobs and workers. More than 600,000 people entered the labor force in June to look for work. And although the unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent from 3.8 percent in May, it is buffeted by the 0.2 percentLearn more
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