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Did you know that Consultation Manager has two ISO accreditations?

We actually have two ISO accreditations – 27001:2013 for Information Systems Management, and 9001:2015 for Quality Management.   Recently, I had the invaluable opportunity to attend a 4-day training course to learn about ISO accreditations and their importance to an organisation. Not only did the training teach me to understand existing accreditations, but it also helped me critically evaluate our existing management system […]

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Did You Know You Can Merge Contacts In Consultation Manager?

In the Customer Success team, we’re obviously quite well versed in Consultation Manager and its features.   But we’ve found in our conversations with you, our clients, there are a couple of handy features you might not know about or would like some extra information on.   So, we’ve decided to start a series where we’ll be exploring a different feature […]

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7 Tactics to Maintain Positive Stakeholder Relationships

A well-developed stakeholder communications plan is essential for building positive stakeholder relationships. However, this leads to the question, what is an effective engagement strategy? The key is to find a balance and ensure the right tactics suit the appropriate stakeholders. If you get the process right, then your stakeholders will champion your project. They will help your project […]

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Big Data Myths and Facts

Big data describes the collection of large volumes of structured and unstructured information. This includes; emails, social media likes and comments, stakeholder conversations and much more. Bill McCabe wrote an article about Big Data stating, “In 2013, big data accounted for a $10.2 billion industry, and is estimated to reach an astonishing $54.3 billion this year.” He explains Big Data doesn’t necessarily involve focusing on using the […]

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Demographic profiling – know your community

When preparing a community engagement strategy, you need to know who your community members are, because if you don’t understand key aspects of your community, such as their history, age, social and economic characteristics or even their political persuasion, your engagement may not be as effective as it could be… Here’s what you need to know […]

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The value of reflection and building positive relationships

Effective communication and building positive relationships stems from knowing when to listen, speak and act. However, to really understand how to interact well, you need to dig a little deeper. Think about the last time you had an in-person conversation with a stakeholder? When they were speaking, what did you do? Did you take notes or present any […]

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