Author: Neil Ballantyne

Neil Ballantyne is a member of the husITa board and a Senior Lecturer at the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.

A message from the Best App Award winners

In this short video the winners of the Best Human Services App 2017 explain how they worked together to create their winning app,  the wide impact it has had and their plans for future development. Child development Apps 1-3 were developed by Learning Pool in collaboration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council and the content was authored and updated by Ulster University and…

husITa celebrates its thirtieth anniversary

Thirty years ago – in Birmingham, England – the first husITa international conference was co-chaired by Walter LaMendola (University of Denver) and Stuart Toole (Birmingham Polytechnic). Over three days, from the 8th till the 10th of September 1987, several hundred delegates from 17 countries participated in over 100 human service technology presentations.

Winners of the Best Human Services App Award 2017

husITa is delighted to announce the winners of the Best Human Services App Award 2017. The award recognizes outstanding software applications that support husITa’s mission to promote the ethical and effective use of information technology to better serve humanity. Submissions were judged by a panel of three (two husITa Board Members and one app developer) using a set of seven criteria…

Best Human Services App Award 2017

husITa is proud to announce the Best Human Services Application Award 2017. This award is designed to encourage and support the development of innovative and effective human service applications. We have decided to make the award an annual event with a different app award each year: one year the award will be for the best human services app; the next for the best…