Posted by Dan Bevarly | 13 September 2021
Public Engagement Effectiveness

Enterprise Public Engagement Applying enterprise approaches to public engagement helps government increase input and feedback for better decision making, inclusion and efficiency. The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice in helping to improve government and to assist public sector executives and managers in addressing real world problems with practical ideas...

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Posted by Julie Gilbert | 06 September 2021
Fall 2021 Conference Contributions

Fall conferences are around the corner and PublicInput is excited to contribute to some of the nationwide opportunities for governments and public engagement practitioners to come together for these valuable shared learning and networking  opportunities.   IAP2 North American Conference September 15, 2021 The 10th Annual International Association for Public Participation’s (IAP2) North American Conference is...

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Posted by Dan Bevarly | 31 August 2021
Virtual Meetings & the Legislature

Updated 9/3/2021:  New York State became one of five states who have approved virtual  public meeting legislation since this writing of this blog. ​More state legislatures are enabling virtual public meetings as an option for deliberations and public engagement.Historically, government officials have been required to meet in person to deliberate about the public’s business. This has...

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Posted by Tricia Thomas | 26 August 2021
Agile Public Engagement

A Paradigm Shift to Agile Public Engagement ApproachesThe pandemic, political and civil unrest, weather related emergencies, and climate change; each of these represent some of the complex issues that require effective and responsive engagement with the public.    The success of the experience hinges on an agile public engagement process that allows governments to “move”...

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