In the past few months I’ve had the pleasure of attending a number of live community forums in South East Queensland. While attending these forums it struck me how much has changed in community engagement practices in the past ten years. More recently live community forums, with open invitations, seem to be making a comeback.
Communication is so much more than the spoken word. While many of us like to verbalise how we feel or think, it’s often the expressions that go with our words that add meaning. The question begs then, could we analyse only those expressions to gather rich and meaningful data?
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...
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?
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.