Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a consultation theme

Simple, commodity tools for public consultation

Good example of a simple, cheap consultation web site from Ofcom

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Participation, consultation or just validation?

Involve comment on the recent Nuclear ‘Consultation’, which was more like a PR exercise

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Patient Opinion

Patient Opinion gathers direct, unmediated stories about healthcare provision and aggregates them to benefit both patients making choices and providers planning services.

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Web 2.0, Participation and E-democracy

The ideas behind so-called Web 2.0 offer some useful pointers for organisations trying to break out of traditional consultation and participation methods using social technology to underpin a more distributed many-to-many approach

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The Big Conversation: is it two-way?

New Labour’s Big Conversation has been, supported by an online consultation Web site, but is it really a two-way process?

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Delivering Race Equality

Headshift have designed and built an online consultation Weblog to support the Department of Health’s Delivering Race Equality consultation process led by NIMHE.

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putting the ‘con’ into ‘consultation’

UK lobbying group Stand ask Minister where their 5,000 consultation responses went

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OECD report on engaging citizens in online consultation

John Gotze post about an OECD report setting out recommendations for online consultation aimed at engaging citizens.

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