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Dakota Software Appoints Joyce Higgins Vice President of Product Strategy


Leading EHS management solution provider eyes future growth; hires new strategic leader.

Cleveland, OH – Dakota Software, a leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management software, is pleased to announce that Joyce Higgins has joined the company as Vice President of Product Strategy. Ms. Higgins brings more than 20 years of product management experience leading the planning and execution of technology solutions for companies in highly-regulated industries.

Ms. Higgins will be responsible for setting the strategic vision and advancing Dakota in their mission to help the world’s leading organizations with EHS compliance assurance and reduced operational risk. She will lead new product initiatives and further improvements of the Dakota EHS platform.

"I am thrilled to be joining a team of experienced talented and hardworking individuals that are passionate about helping organizations manage their environmental, health and safety programs to minimize the harmful impact on our environment and keep workers safe, especially in today’s world," says Ms. Higgins. "I look forward to leveraging my experience to deliver technology innovations that solve problems faced by the EHS community."

Ms. Higgins joins Dakota Software from ProShip, Inc., a global provider of enterprise-wide, automated, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software. There, she led in modernization of their platform transforming the company from a service-based to commercial software-centric organization. Prior to that she held senior product leadership positions, where she was responsible for establishing a product management organization, setting the product vision and direction, roadmap development and execution, and go-to-market strategies.

"Joyce’s combination of strategic leadership and product management experience makes her an ideal fit for our product portfolio and our clients," says Dakota Software President Reg Shiverick. "We are pleased to have her join us as we continue to invest in products that help EHS professionals do their jobs more effectively."

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For more than 30 years, Dakota Software’s solutions have been used by EHS professionals to proactively address compliance and improve their EHS performance. Its ProActivity Suite™ is the only software solution that includes a library of translated regulatory content. For more information, visit

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