CiviQ’s Online Consultation Portal makes submissions and representations to public consultations open and accessible. It enables participants to share knowledge and interact while the consultation is open, building valuable public data on social issues.
CiviQ provides both software and consulting to identify and visualise underlying perspectives in the natural flow of opinion on an issue with stakeholders. The process supports deeper understanding of an issue for effective consultations.Learn More
CiviQ can help you structure deliberations on its main dimensions: values, beliefs and preferences. Visualise convergence/divergence and transformation in opinion structure as a result of dialogue and deliberation.Learn More
Achieve new ways of understanding and visualising the structure of natural opinion flows on social issues.
CiviQ are delighted to participate in a panel discussion of ‘Towards a new sociotechnical system of citizen engagement’ at the ICEGOV conference, Friday 6th April in the National University of Ireland, Galway. The ICEGOV conference series is co-ordinated by the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance. The conference focuses on the use of technology to transform the working of government and its relationship with citizens, businesses and other non-state actors to improve public governance and contribute to public policy and development. The Whitaker Institute Invited Session gathers a diverse panel of Irish public policy advisers, platform providers, local government digital strategists and civil society representatives to discuss citizen engagement with practitioners and academics from other countries. The discussion centers around a new theory of sense of community rules of engagement and the creation of a new socio-technical system of citizen engagement, using examples from the successful Care Opinion platform. Looking forward to an interesting and informative...Learn More
CiviQ participated as a speaker at the European Open Government Leader’s Forum in Milan. The forum aimed to better understand how participation can effectively foster innovation, improve public services and restore trust between public institutions and citizens. The event also showcased best examples of effective public participation across Europe.Learn More
More local authorities short-listed for awards for their use of CiviQ’s Online Consultation Portal. Fingal County Council and Kilkenny County Council are both shortlisted in the Chamber’s Ireland Local Government Awards, category ‘Local Authority Innovation’. Kilkenny is shortlisted for their use of the portal in opening all planning consultations, the first Council in Ireland to do so.Learn More
The Irish Times, in association with The de Borda Institute, DCU and CiviQ, is hosting a unique voting experiment demonstrating how a power sharing government could be elected in Ireland. Seven weeks after the general election, negotiations continue between the main political parties on how to form a new administration that has sufficient numbers to hold sway in the Dáil. But there is another way.Learn More
Congratulations to Fingal County Council that won an Ireland eGovernment ‘Accessibility’ Award for their CiviQ Consultation Portal. We are delighted to help our clients win these important awards. They recognise the importance of putting the citizen at the heart of eGovernment services. The Accessibility award is given to the site /online service that has clearly enhanced online access for those with disability.Learn More
Delighted that Fingal County Council’s Consultation Portal, provided by CiviQ, has been short-listed in three categories of the 2016 Ireland eGovernment Awards, The categories are: Accessibility, Universal Design, and Innovation categories. The awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellence by public sector bodies who are at the forefront of driving innovation in eGovernment. The winners will be announced at the Next Digital: Ireland eGovernment Summit on the 29th January 2016. Fingers...Learn More