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

1 year ago

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Resilient Together: Building a Resilience Strategy

Resilience has many definitions but all include some reference to an ability to bounce back—be it from something predictable or not, natural or man-made, for better or for worse. Regardless of the subject or application, resilience is about the capacity for, and adjustment to, change. Urban resilience is about a city’s ability to bounce back from […]

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

1 year ago

Hosting better forum discussions for online engagement

Using forum discussions is a great tool for online engagement. Forums can be used to discuss and debate issues, deliberate over decisions, ideate solutions to problems and provide feedback on proposals. However, forums can sometimes be a tricky engagement method to pull off and there are some important things to be aware of when conducting a […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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5 Best Design Tips for EHQ

If you want to learn about how to create an online engagement portal that has impact and leaves an impression on your community, then these 5 design tips are for you.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Is registration a barrier to participation?

One of the most common questions about participation in online engagement, is whether the signup or registration process has negative effects on participation rates. To answer this, we looked at our Google Analytics traffic data for all sites over 2016 and analysed user behaviour. Here’s what we found; 80% of people who reached the signup […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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What is City Hall Selfie Day?

August 15th is ELGL #CityHallSelfie day and Bang the Table is proud to be a sponsor for this year’s event. We are counting down the days to see all of your smiling faces for City Hall Selfie Day! So what’s the hype behind this selfie filled day? It’s in celebration of local government and gives you the opportunity […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

2 years ago

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