CiviQ Submissions provides a new way to capture, share and communicate on public submissions. Submissions are open promoting dialogue and learning during the consultation process when the sphere of influence is open.Learn More
CiviQ Consultations software identifies and visualises 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 Deliberation structures deliberations on its main dimensions: values, beliefs and preferences. It visualises convergence/divergence and transformation in opinion structure during meetings.Learn More
Achieve new ways of understanding and visualising the structure of natural opinion flows on social issues.
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
We were delighted to participate in the recent ECTP-CEU Technology in Planning Practice, 11th biennial conference of Towns and Town Planners in Dublin. CiviQ presented research conducted jointly with Kilkenny County Council on ‘”Opening Public Submissions for Improved Planning”. This study focused on the recent public consultation in Kilkenny County Council on the Brewery Masterplan.Learn More
Article by Vanessa Liston published in AARP International Journal October 2015.
As demographics are shifting toward a large increase in the proportion of the population that is 60+ by 2050, aging is becoming an important factor to include in policies for achieving sustainable societies. To address this new demographic challenge, decision-making bodies are calling for a “transformative agenda for official statistics” that leads to significant improvement in the breadth and depth of statistics on aging…..Learn More
CiviQ is delighted to be invited to attend the ‘Democracy Innovation Hackathon’ at the World Forum for Democracy 2015 “Freedom vs control: for a democratic response” which will take place from 18 to 20 November 2015 at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. The hackathon aims to develop local level structures to increase the success of initiatives improving citizen participation in European cities. The workshop will be the kick-off event for the creation of a network of ‘participatory cities’ or a ‘democracy incubator’.Learn More
Blog post originally posted on politicalreform.ie April 10th 2015.
The controversy over the Central Access Scheme (CAS) in Kilkenny city has raised some important issues about local democracy in Ireland. One of these concerns the link between elected representatives and citizens. On the one hand those who, for different reasons oppose the scheme, claim that democracy is dead.Learn More