Business Support Blog Community engagement in the attention economy

Community engagement in the attention economy

We are living in a time when everyone is busy and when it comes to community engagement – that’s a problem. Multiple devices, time constraints, and limited attention spans are part of modern life.  At the same time – everyone wants and expects their say, but on their terms. It’s known as the attention economy …

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Stakeholder Management Blog 4 tips for managing multiple stakeholder projects (and keeping your sanity)

4 tips for managing multiple stakeholder projects (and keeping your sanity)

Dealing with multiple stakeholders is something every stakeholder engagement manager has to learn to juggle, especially in a public business. Whilst internal stakeholders can cause plenty of trouble on their own, if you have a mix of customers, community groups, political parties, activist’s business partners and agencies all interested in your multiple projects and wanting …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Effective ways to manage and communicate with stakeholders using software

Effective ways to manage and communicate with stakeholders using software

We know that your time is a precious resource. That’s why we make software for stakeholder management and engagement – simply, when your stakeholders scale or you team extends beyond yourself, you need to be able to access critical information in minutes and send stakeholder communication without logging in and out of various systems, rounding …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Spreadsheets may be hindering your GDPR compliance

Spreadsheets may be hindering your GDPR compliance

If you look after the security of your business, you will already have been through the challenge of readying yourself for GDPR compliance. However, if your business manages stakeholder information, there may be a weak link in your chain of security in the form of spreadsheets. Whilst storing marketing data and other opt-in information has …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Release Radar: Tractivity v6

Release Radar: Tractivity v6

We’re delighted to introduce a range of new features that can help you improve your working day. As well as our state-of-the-art stakeholder engagement tools we can now introduce the following additional benefits in Tractivity v6. Learn anytime, anywhere with Knowledge Base We know training can be hard to take in when it comes to …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Stakeholder engagement can beat uncertainty in the utilities sector

Stakeholder engagement can beat uncertainty in the utilities sector

The ongoing uncertainty created by Brexit and whether the transition deal will be accepted, changed, or rejected, complicates things for stakeholder engagement in the utility and energy sectors but smart businesses, such as our client SP Energy are directing their energies into more comprehensive stakeholder engagement plans. If one thing is clear, it is that …

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Business Support Blog Meet the developers

Meet the developers

It was recently National Programmer Day in the U.S and we wanted to celebrate the great minds in development who work to not only keep Tractivity running smoothly, but who also make exciting new developments. Our team is headed up by Development Manager Tom Keep, who joined Tractivity 10 years ago as a junior developer …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Stakeholders stand between project success and failure

Stakeholders stand between project success and failure

If you manage a project, you’ll be keen to avoid failure, and one potential pitfall is within stakeholder engagement and stakeholder management.  If you fail to engage stakeholders, or don’t appease resistors to change, you can have a real problem on your hands. Every project you will take on will have a direct or indirect …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Proper stakeholder engagement can fast track change in the rail sector

Proper stakeholder engagement can fast track change in the rail sector

Our recent work with our clients West Midland Rail, Network Rail and Northern Rail has shown us that when it comes to stakeholder engagement in the rail sector – operators have a real challenge on their hands. According to stats from Stagecoach, the UK rail industry employs more than 190,000 people, from train drivers and …

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Stakeholder Management Blog Stakeholder management shouldn’t be done in spreadsheets

Stakeholder management shouldn’t be done in spreadsheets

It’s a bold title. You might be thinking that you’ve done stakeholder management perfectly fine in spreadsheets after all.  In fact, you might have stumbled upon Tractivity and be wondering what exactly we have against spreadsheets. In short – it’s nothing personal. We love spreadsheets for a wide range of business activities and even in …

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