Using interactive mapping in your next consultation

At Bang the Table, we are lucky enough to see all of the great projects and consultation activities that are put together by our clients around the world. Recently, we have been seeing some absolutely fantastic projects using our Places tool for geo-spatial and location based consultations. In this post, we want to share with […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

Best practice for archiving completed projects

Ever wondered what to do when you consultation is over? Well you’re not on your own. One of the most common questions we get asked about online engagement is what to do with consultations once they have concluded. Because this is such an important question to answer for good community engagement practice, we thought we’d […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

Do I need a representative sample for my consultation?

If you’ve ever had a member of your community challenge the validity of your engagement results, you will have first-hand experience in understanding the importance of being able to support your findings with a solid engagement methodology. This often includes being able to pinpoint and explain how your findings are representative of your community. Understanding […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

The Business Case for Online Public Engagement

This e-book explores the opportunities presented with online community engagement. This business case looks first at community engagement best practices and then explores the argument for using online tools alongside face-to-face engagement to build effective community relationships.

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 years ago

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Public Engagement with the Smart City

If the Smart City is deemed the solution to twenty-first century urbanisation, then it masks an abyss of hidden vulnerabilities for citizens. The blind belief that technology makes things better fails to address key questions around increasing urbanisation, or how it affects citizens and communities. With intense forms of surveillance purporting to offer better services […]

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

2 years ago

Case Study: Richmond School District 38

Empowering Your Community Through Information and Building Trust To hear more details from Kathyrn D’Angelo herself about what worked well for Richmond School District 38, check out Episode 2 of Bang the Table’s podcast. In 2016, Richmond School District 38 concluded a 2 year online community engagement project focusing on school closures. Neighbourhood decline had led […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

2 years ago

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Launching In-app Chat Support

We are taking our EngagementHQ service to another level with the introduction of in-app chat support across our entire international client base.

Joe Kresling

Joe Kresling

2 years ago

Closing the loop makes you a winner!

The most important part of any good community engagement activity is demonstrating to your community that their views have been heard and showing them the details of the feedback you received. Closing the loop is essential to building trust and it also builds transparency in your decision making. Good closing the loop practices make your […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

Public Submissions with EHQ

Public submission processes are common engagement method used to capture detailed written feedback from stakeholders. These processes are often guided by legislative requirements or simply by internal policy from with an organisation. Capturing submissions is often done via survey, email or even post and there is usually mandatory information about the participant, which must be […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Using EHQ for Staff Consultation

Using EngagementHQ to conduct internal staff consultations is a great way to expand your engagement activities and can help to build a culture of engagement in your organisation. In this post, we look at how to setup a internal Staff Portal using EHQ, the types of content and consultations you might conduct via a staff […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Making the Case for Real Community Engagement

I’ve quite literally never heard anyone defend the ‘open mic’ as an engagement process and yet in 2017 it persists as the major form of engagement in many cities across the USA. We want to show core decision makers what can be achieved with more serious and sustained approaches to community engagement, but it’s not […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 years ago

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Using a single project to create a cohesive community visioning site

Future Ready Brampton is an engaging single project site with heaps of opportunity to get involved. Sometimes keeping things simple can be the most effective way to deliver complex projects. That’s exactly what the City of Brampton has done with Future Ready Brampton. By using a single project page to house all of their important conversations, […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

Public deliberation in waste management

Public deliberation in waste management should address technological and social contexts in decision-making, finds a recent review in the UK.

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

2 years ago

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