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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 months ago

International Public Participation Models 1969-2020

Sally Hussey provides an essential public engagement resource compiling 60 international public participation models dating back fifty years to Arnstein’s influential ‘Ladder of Citizen Participation’. Last year, Sherry R. Arnstein’s  “A Ladder of Citizen Participation” celebrated its 50th anniversary. Originally published in the Journal of American Planning Association (JAPA) and one of its most cited […]

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

6 months ago

A New Interactive Way to Display Projects on Your Homepage

Helping visitors to your site find projects they are interested in is a critical step to increasing engagement and one that fuels your community-building efforts. For that launch projects continuously, presenting new projects and keeping them visible on the homepage can be cumbersome, especially when adding projects to the homepage is manual and involves multiple […]

Zane Taylor

Zane Taylor

7 months ago

Using SMS to Power Your Engagement

Nicole Vaughan, Bang the Table’s Melbourne-based Engagement Manager, steps through how SMS can power your next engagement conversation.

Nicole Vaughan

Nicole Vaughan

7 months ago

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