Business Support Blog Get More from Your Branded Email Campaigns

Get More from Your Branded Email Campaigns

When we first introduce a system, many think that Smart Mailer isn’t for them. The name itself leaves many puzzled but in its simplest form, it allows you to send branded and targeted emails directly from your system straight to your audience. You may think that this part of the system is designed for the …

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Consultation Management Blog One System for all Your Stakeholder Engagement Requirements.

One System for all Your Stakeholder Engagement Requirements.

Over recent months it has been interesting to hear about the many obstacles Stakeholder Engagement professionals require to overcome, irrespective of their engagement reason, project size or industry. Although we often use the term ‘stakeholder management’ which would indicate to control and manage, the focus and overall aim is to engage, consult and collaborate with …

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Consultation Management Blog We’ve Launched a Free E-Course to help Improve Your Stakeholder Engagement

We’ve Launched a Free E-Course to help Improve Your Stakeholder Engagement

Our five step course digs deeper into how you can implement a better stakeholder engagement process. From identifying measurable outputs to efficiently capturing and storing your stakeholder database. Our course is a ‘what’s what’ of the best practice to help improve your engagement process. Technology should help you be more efficient in your consultation and stakeholder …

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Consultation Management Blog 10 Positive steps to Stakeholder Engagement

10 Positive steps to Stakeholder Engagement

Getting stakeholders to interact with you and your project may sound simple and it can be, as long as you do things in a structured manner. Here are 10 quick steps which should help improve your stakeholder engagement; Be Inclusive Make sure you research your stakeholders correctly making sure local organisations, resident groups, faith communities …

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Business Support Blog Get the Most from Events, Without even Hosting One.

Get the Most from Events, Without even Hosting One.

When people start using Tractivity Event Management is often one that many leave to one side and feel they’ll never use. However, it can be used for so much more than just events you host, from exhibitions, focus groups, conferences to courses that you attended or even exhibited at. No matter what the occasion, if …

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Business Support Blog 6 Quick Steps to Improve Your Data quality

6 Quick Steps to Improve Your Data quality

We hear all too often that poor data is the cause of a CRM system no longer being used. I am yet to find a quick fix, although maintaining data quality can be easily achieved if you follow a few simple rules; 1. Abbreviation’s make searching difficult Avoid abbreviating as it makes searching more difficult. …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Consultation and the ‘echo-chamber’ – a post from The Consultation Institute

Consultation and the ‘echo-chamber’ – a post from The Consultation Institute

When people stop listening to both sides of the argument Social media is posing some real challenges for those who want to promote an open, transparent debate and evidence-based policy-making.In theory, a better-informed citizenry should have been good news for democratic discourse. The trouble is, as every reader knows, the sheer volume of messages, even …

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Stakeholder Management Blog The Benefits of a Digital Approach to Stakeholder Management

The Benefits of a Digital Approach to Stakeholder Management

The rate that change has occurred in the last half a century is astounding. From the household names we interact with, to the way we interact with our friends, our colleagues, our clients. Unbelievably it was only at the turn of this century that there was no Facebook, no Youtube, no Spotify. Ten years before …

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Stakeholder Management Blog 4 Techniques to Improve Your Stakeholder Management

4 Techniques to Improve Your Stakeholder Management

There are two techniques to keep in mind when we talk about stakeholder management in the context of keeping people informed of the status of a project. Communications Management Risk Management The purpose underlying both of these techniques is critical to the success of your project. These techniques must be committed to and embraced by …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Four Principles for Better Stakeholder Engagement

Four Principles for Better Stakeholder Engagement

If you’ve managed a stakeholder engagement project, on any sort of scale, you’re probably aware of the importance of involving stakeholders. But knowing stakeholders are important, and effectively communicating with them, are two different things. Without a properly planned framework in place, engagements can quickly become disorganised or appear tokenistic, and that’s if conversations even …

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