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Keep your Database, CRM and Contact Lists Clean With These 8 Tips

Having accurate data and a complete history of contacts in your database, list or software system is critical to making informed business decisions.  I recently outlined some of the benefits of this, and today I want to share with you eight tried and tested tips to help you maintain a clean, accurate database. These can be applied […]

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7 Benefits (and some Common Pitfalls) of Stakeholder Databases

Maintaining accurate contact details and engagement history is critical and central to excellent stakeholder management.  But many organisations don’t put in place sufficient resources or measures to ensure stakeholder databases or CRMs are always accurate and reliable. Some executives think that if they buy a software solution, this “magic tool” will immediately solve their organisation’s […]

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How Proactive Stakeholder Engagement Helped Reduce Ministerial Letters by 90%

Following on from my blog about the Power of Proactive Engagement, I thought I’d tell you a little more about my experience managing Ministerial letters, and how proactively engaging with Members of Parliament can help significantly reduce the time and resources spent dealing with these issues.   Anyone who has worked in government knows how […]

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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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