Are you ready to engage people in your consultation via video?

Here’s the rub of it, by 2017 video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. Video on demand will almost have trebled. In a couple of years (if not already) will people be reading about your consultation or watching it?  Online video is how people satisfy their curiosity for information, engage in hobbies and find […]

It seems that people are increasingly living in information bubbles. What are you doing about it?

There have been plenty of articles, recently, expressing concern that because of social media and smart phones people are, nowadays, less likely to see a balanced view of the world. Here’s a global example, but the premise appears the same for many public debates. It seems that people are now more likely to be getting their news from like […]

High Court Sets Out Key Principles for A Fair Consultation

Wow! The fact that the High Court has outlined some key principles of a fair consultation could be an important development in public affairs and stakeholder engagement in the UK. Public bodies and in some circumstances commercial companies delivering public services on their behalf must now , more than ever, be very mindful of  what […]

Venn diagram helps to explain what engagement is.

We came across this fascinating post on technorati yesterday http://technorati.com/blogging/article/social-venn-ting-paves-way-to/.  For those of you who struggle to explain what engagement is and what skills you need to get it right it could be a great help. Even more interesting is how well  this venn diagram explains the high level of interest in all things engagement […]