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How to encourage your team to keep your stakeholder information system updated (1)

How to encourage your team to keep your stakeholder information system updated

Laura Ross

9 February 2021

How to encourage your team to keep your stakeholder information system updated Stakeholder information systems are important if you need to manage or engage stakeholders. But like any other tool for your business or campaign, they’re limited by how well your team implements them and incorporates them into their processes. The thing is, you might […]

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3 public participation examples in LA-based sustainability projects

3 public participation examples in LA-based sustainability projects

Laura Ross

24 November 2020

3 public participation examples in LA-based sustainability projects Los Angeles is uniquely positioned for sustainability projects thanks to its culture of creativity and innovation, along with a favorable climate and landscape. And with a large and steadily growing population, LA has a number of recent and proposed projects coming up to help meet demands on […]

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7 truths about accountability in public participation that you need to know

7 truths about accountability in public participation that you need to know

Laura Ross

12 November 2020

7 truths about accountability in public participation that you need to know   Interested in accountability and public participation? They’re two big, important concepts that go hand in hand – it’s tricky to properly do one without the other.  Let’s lay the foundations with some definitions… Public participation Public participation – also referred to as […]

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The importance of stakeholders: identifying and prioritizing stakeholder engagement

Laura Ross

24 August 2020

In any organization or business, it’s easy to get swept up in the day to day. You’re likely juggling new projects, customers, clients, services, technologies, objectives and outcomes. But it’s important to realize that the success of your day to day activities depends on one thing: people. In other words, your stakeholders. So, let’s talk […]

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7 signs you’re getting your community engagement right (or wrong)

Allison Hendricks

3 September 2019

7 signs you’re getting your community engagement right (or wrong) Concerned your community engagement plan or methods aren’t in line with best practices? Think they should be working better than they are? We’ve all been there before. It might just be that you’re just at a stage of the project where you’ve gotta do a […]

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Free stakeholder management software plan

Allison Hendricks

26 August 2019

A free stakeholder management software plan There’s now an even better reason to ditch the spreadsheets and upgrade to a system that allows you to easily access and share information anywhere, pull in data from other systems, track sentiment, issues and more.   We’ve changed our pricing for Simply Stakeholders and created a plan that […]

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Stakeholder engagement – best practice guide

Allison Hendricks

12 August 2019

Stakeholder engagement – best practice guide What do stakeholder engagement best practices look like? Understanding best practices (and following them) can help build your confidence when engaging with stakeholders, while ensuring you achieve the best possible outcomes for your project, organization and any stakeholders. We’ve put together a list of best practices for stakeholder professionals […]

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How public involvement can benefit your sustainable infrastructure project

Allison Hendricks

3 July 2019

How public involvement can benefit your sustainable infrastructure project If you’re running a sustainable infrastructure project, public involvement can have a huge impact on your project’s success. So let’s take a closer look at public involvement, why it’s so beneficial and some strategies to help you boost public involvement in your project or organisation. But […]

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What is civic engagement? Definitions, examples, how tos, and more

Allison Hendricks

12 June 2019

What is civic engagement? Definitions, examples, how tos, and more. Curious about what civic engagement means and how it’s different to other types of engagement? We’ve put together some popular civic engagement definitions below, before digging deeper into who does it, what it looks like and how to get started. What is civic engagement? Let’s […]

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What does stakeholder mean? Essential definitions and more

Allison Hendricks

14 May 2019

What does stakeholder mean? Essential definitions and more. Hearing the word “stakeholder” a lot and want to double-check you know your facts? Stakeholders are important for nearly any organisation or project. Chances are, you already know something about stakeholders, but it’s a good idea to dig deeper and get the full picture. Let’s start with […]

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What is stakeholder management and how do you get started?

Allison Hendricks

26 April 2019

Get the right foundation for your stakeholder management plan. Find out what stakeholder management means, review practical examples, compare spreadsheets vs software and learn how to get started.

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What to look for when investing in Community Engagement Software

Allison Hendricks

14 February 2019

Community engagement software offers a range of options for businesses and government agencies. From engagement platforms to full featured stakeholder data management systems, here are the top things to look for when investing in community engagement software. An easy to use and accessible system Useability is the key to successful implementation and use of a […]

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Stakeholder Management system features

Megan Girdler

26 October 2018

A new generation stakeholder management system that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to make the process faster and simpler.

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Help us design your dream system

Megan Girdler

24 October 2018

We’re committed to working with our community to develop a system that everyone loves. And, we need your help. If you could design your dream stakeholder relationship management system, what are the top five features you’d include and why? Your answers will influence our product roadmap during 2019. We can’t wait to read your answers! […]

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Simply Stakeholders the better consultation management software

Demo: Simply Stakeholders stakeholder management software

Allison Hendricks

10 September 2018

Simply Stakeholders, the new stakeholder management software from the team at Darzin Software, is shaping up to be a total game changer in the world of consultation and stakeholder management. Why? Because it incorporates Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, to make your life easier. And it fills in the missing gaps for Stakeholder Mapping, to […]

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