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Chambers Ireland Local Government Excellence Awards

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Awards, Innovation

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.

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Innovative public voting experiment on national unity government

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Innovation

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.

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CiviQ Consultation Portal wins eGovernment Award

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Awards

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.

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Short-listed for Ireland eGovernment Awards

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Uncategorized

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...

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Technology in Planning “Making Cities Work” conference

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

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.

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Data: Beyond Information to the Human Voice

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Blog posts

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…..

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