Updates on our company and clients.

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.

Client projects

Workforce Success Stories

November 15, 2023
With the drop in job openings reported this summer by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, states like Minnesota have been stepping up efforts to help employers fill jobs as the tight labor market continues. “Employers can’t hire as many great employees as they would like, which makes the all-important topic of workforce development evenLearn more
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Putting Snow Safety First

December 20, 2022
Changes in the weather that contribute to avalanches can change a person’s day, or life, depending on how prepared they are. On average, 27 people a year die from avalanches in the US, with more than a third of those deaths in Colorado. To encourage public safety, Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) sought to provideLearn more
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Press Release: Making Back-to-School Easier For Postsecondary Students

August 8, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2022 PORTLAND, Maine — Just in time for back-to-school and a return to campuses after the pandemic, GovWebworks (GWW) has supported the design, development, and launch of a new portal for higher education resources in Minnesota. Sponsored by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE), MyHigherEd Minnesota helps students manageLearn 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: Chatbot on CareerForce 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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