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Manage high volumes of data with this simple tool [New Feature]

One of the more common uses of Consultation Manager is to manage public submissions. And on highly contentious projects, submission numbers can run into the thousands.  Managing such huge volumes of data without efficient tools can be a nightmare. By allowing you to categorise submissions, Consultation Manager makes it easy to drill down to the key issues and quickly make sense of your data.  But […]

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Notes from the CEO: Data, data, everywhere!

One of the most common problems we see when speaking to organisations who are considering implementing a Stakeholder Management system is distributed data. Stakeholder engagement is a complex process and isn’t the exclusive realm of the communications professional. Engagement occurs whenever a member of your team has contact with someone who has an interest in your organisation’s activities. […]

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Notes from the CEO: Why go cloud?

At Consultation Manager, we made the decision to go to the cloud in 2005 – before it was ‘a thing’.  We called it ‘web-based software’, which was admittedly far less cool than ‘cloud computing’, which Google and Amazon started promoting in 2006 and ‘Web 2.0’, which was popularised around the same time. But what do […]

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Manage Your Database Efficiently and Accurately with Stakeholder Self Manager

  With over 2 million customers and 30,000 key stakeholders, change is a constant for the Water Corporation in Western Australia. To manage this change smoothly, and save thousands of dollars a year in doing so: enter Stakeholder Self Manager.     The health of your database directly impacts on the health of your business […]

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10 Reasons Why a Stakeholder Management System is Your Next Competitive Advantage

Business is building relationships. Relationship management, and in particular stakeholder engagement are now vital to the success of a wide range of organisations, their activities and projects.  The question ‘are you engaging your stakeholders?’ is now ‘what is your stakeholder engagement strategy?’, and ‘what is the best system to manage engagement?’. Gone are the days […]

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Notes from the CEO: Unlimited Users? Madness

Unlike most Software as a Service (SaaS) providers, we don’t license our software on a per-user basis. While it may seem crazy to fly in the face of common practice, particularly when some of those common practitioners include Microsoft and Salesforce, there are several compelling reasons why we think unlimited user licenses is the only […]

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Buy or DIY? How to choose a Stakeholder Management System

Choice is ubiquitous in our world; we choose what to wear in the morning, what to eat, what to watch on Netflix, and, of course, whether to perform certain business functions in-house or purchase from an external provider! More and more organisations are realising the importance of a stakeholder engagement strategy to help achieve organisational […]

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