The development of new app that will streamline compliance processes costs and save millions to an energy organisation, creation of a centralised system to map capability to automate HR processes, financial commitment by disparate parties to create a regional ecosystem to drive innovation on the ground. In working across innovation, digital economies and smart city work across the country, here are 5 key insights.
Citizens’ Juries have proven to be quite versatile for a range of issues and decisions. More recently I have seen some citizens’ juries address more open ended questions, providing directions for long term planning, and identifying principles to inform policy development.
"Backflip". It's become the ultimate criticism of Government, an easy, almost flippant attack wielded by media, oppositions and disaffected interested groups.
If you’re running an SME, your story, your point-of-difference, your services need to be instantly ready to roll off the tongue.
Pokemon GO has turned the world nuts. It’s officially the biggest online craze to hit the real world. And has brought the augmented world to the mainstream public.
Planning for next financial year’s communication program. When it comes to choosing the right strategies and tools that will deliver value for money, consider these trends...
What we are seeing and will continue to see in the digital world of 2016.
The key for business is to add value to logos and visual branding. That value comes from communication which transforms a logo and brand into reality.
In an age where data is king, and every transaction and enquiry is trackable, some will ask “why engage?”. Why spend the time? Why take the added expense?
Here’s a secret most Executives won’t tell you: on their route to the top, they most probably received communications training.
At the end of every financial year, our clients start to focus on professional development as part of their budgeting process.
In community engagement, we often talk about involving the community in decision making, from providing feedback on options, to deliberating in forums or on citizens juries, or even voting.
In one month I had conversations with law firm, accountancy, IT and architecture partners complaining that their staff had nothing they could talk about. They wanted to blog.
In a world where technology introduces a new communications or engagement tool, app or software daily, it’s important to remember … you can always rely on good conversations, genuine connections and creative strategies.