Author: Dave Biggs

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older woman with tablet for public engagement

We had such a great time at the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) 2015 conference in Portland this month. It's always great to present to an audience of public engagement experts. The Q&A was a highlight for me - great questions and dialog! My presentation "Going Viral - 8 Best Practices in Online Engagement" was recorded and this fast-paced 7-minute highlight reel was prepared....

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guy in office with MetroQuest analytics screen on his computer

A New Window into Your Public Input The MetroQuest development team has been busy this summer making many improvements to our community engagement software platform. We’ve been listening to the needs of our clients and over the past few months we’ve completely revamped the way our clients get the results of their public engagement. Introducing MetroQuest Insights, an intuitive dashboard to monitor, evaluate, report and export your...

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social media keyboard

As an online engagement software company, we recognize that social media is one of the most useful tools out there for promoting your project and increasing engagement. Since these platforms are free the only real cost is time. By following best practices and using tools and techniques to increase productivity, social media can lead to huge gains in engagement with relatively little cost to the...

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people on devices taking online public engagement survey

What do the best public engagement projects have in common? Not all projects attract huge numbers of participants online, but it turns out that the ones that do all share some common characteristics. After reviewing hundreds of municipal, MPO, DOT and TPO projects, we have compiled a set of best practices as a guide for your next project. This webinar explored case studies of planning projects...

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man and woman on devices filling our public involvement survey

Can online engagement help reach the Environmental Justice and traditionally underrepresented populations? The EPA’s Environmental Justice (EJ) requirement calls for the meaningful involvement of people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income. At the same time, technology is changing the way we communicate. In response, the use of online public engagement is rapidly expanding, whether it’s on your laptop at home, kiosks in the...

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