Rethinking Urban Mobility through Equitable Community Engagement

Urban mobility is a key contributor to climate change. It’s also essential to urban life despite inaccessibility increasing inequities of contemporary urban cities. Bang the Table’s Principle Writer and Editorial Director, Sally Hussey, unpacks opportunities to rethink mobility for an inclusive and sustainable future.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

2 days ago

Rethinking Deliberative Engagement

ANZ Territory Manager, Mel Hagedorn unpacks current legislative shifts in Victoria and provides four essential tips on how to run a deliberative engagement process.

Mel Hagedorn

Mel Hagedorn

1 month ago

Wellington City Council Annual Plan — A Budget Balancing Act

With a need to communicate the city’s COVID-19 recovery plan as well as information on rate changes, Wellington City Council provided their community a ‘hands-on’ experience of balancing the realities of budget and service demands with EngagementHQ.

Elliot Sim

Elliot Sim

1 month ago

Face-to-Face Community Engagement is Dead!

Dan Popping, Australian Practice Lead, Bang the Table reflects on The Ridiculous People’s Debate and discovers underlying links to key engagement principles.

Dan Popping

Dan Popping

1 month ago

How to Run a Cycling and Walking Public Consultation on EngagementHQ

Cycling paths and walkways impact everyone in the community, regardless of whether they actually use the street space. In this playbook, we take a step-by-step deep dive into the tools and capabilities of EngagementHQ and how it can facilitate an effective street space public consultation.

Jessica Cameron

Jessica Cameron

1 month ago

Exploring the Value of Online Engagement

When truly investigating the value of online engagement, this cost-benefit relationship goes far beyond numbers. While in-person consultation will always be present, there are limitations that make the inclusion of digital engagement beneficial to both your projects and stakeholders.

Anthea Robinson-Shaw

Anthea Robinson-Shaw

2 months ago

Assessing the Value of Digital Community Engagement

Efficiency, Risk, Cost and Trust Online community engagement brings more people to the table. Moreover — it provides substantial benefits for any organization with stakeholders through major efficiencies and risk mitigation. An investment of resources into digital-first community engagement provides endless benefits. This guide will provide examples, cite academic studies, and outline the potentially massive […]

Brandon Savoy

Brandon Savoy

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 months ago

Running a Successful Local Government Rates Consultation

Rates consultations are often a challenging and complex process. Katie Toohey, Bang the Table’s Australian-based Engagement Manager, spoke with local government clients across Australia and New Zealand to uncover their top tips on how to navigate engagement for a smoother consultation.

Katie Toohey

Katie Toohey

2 months ago

Measuring Engagement: Making Sense of Your Data

Stéphanie Beauregard, Practice Lead at Bang the Table, walks through five steps to ensure your data is useful, simple-to-understand, and can be communicated effectively at the end of a consultation.

Stéphanie Beaureguard

Stéphanie Beaureguard

2 months ago

EngagementHQ Product Enhancement Quarterly Wrap-up

Our product teams have had a busy quarter as they’ve focused on giving you more flexibility and customization options for your site while reducing barriers to participation for your community. We’ve summarized these new features here and how you can put these updates to work for you in your engagement programs.

Jessica Cameron

Jessica Cameron

3 months ago

How Advanced Text Analysis Can Make Open-Ended Digital Engagement More Approachable

To help you extract more meaning from written responses in less time, we’ve released three powerful upgrades to Text Analysis reporting this year. While each new feature is powerful and exciting on its own, using them in combination with one another creates an interactive opportunity to explore written comments at scale. Whether you’ve chosen a […]

Zane Taylor

Zane Taylor

3 months ago

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