Column Technologies, a global solutions and software provider, today announced that the State of Ohio Office of the Inspector General has selected Column Case Investigative as their internal investigations case management solution.
The Ohio Office of the Inspector General investigates fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption within the executive branch of state government, with jurisdiction extending to the governor, his staff, state agencies, state universities, departments, boards, commissions, and any other entities appointed, employed, controlled, directed, or subject to the authority of the governor.
Column Case Investigative will provide the Office of the Ohio Inspector General with the necessary tools to track end-to-end investigation lifecycles and the ability to access relevant data quickly and accurately. Ohio Inspector General Randy Meyer commented on Column Technologies’ ability to meet the demands of one of the nation’s most active state inspector general offices. “From the beginning, our office asked for flexibility with competitive pricing and Column was able to deliver both. Our office looks forward to using the solution.” The office will use the new product to manage its case load, track case assignments, record narratives, attach files and leverage powerful tools for reporting and analysis.
Column Technologies understands that government organizations are faced with demands to do more with less and under strict budget constraints. With a flexible, cost effective solution, the Office of the Ohio Inspector General will meet its investigative requirements with a case management solution that promotes the use of sound investigative techniques and increases collaboration among its staff.
After a thorough review of the available solutions, the Ohio OIG found that the Column Case Investigative solution excelled in the following areas:
- In depth expertise and understanding of case and records management
- Capability to enable and support best practices across the case management operation
- Critical case management capability to support “many to many” relationships
- Out-of-the-box functionality and workflow best practices
- A responsive, flexible and creative solution provider to work with
Within the United States, Column Case Investigative is widely used within Law Enforcement, Inspectors General, and Regulatory agencies.