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Webinar: Planning Agency Emergency Response Through Crowdsourcing

Man looking at his computer screen while taking notes.

COVID-19 has required a faster and more thoughtful change management and innovation strategy from all sectors. This is particularly true for the government on all levels, which has needed to work closely with any number of stakeholders to deliver new solutions to rapidly changing problems. Some of those lessons learned will be on display July … Continued

Strengthening Democracy using Real Time Governance

Real Time Governance

What is real time governance? Real Time Governance is an ideal democratic and citizen empowerment process where citizen involvement is amplified using online feedback platforms such that “opinion” translates into governmental policy. The first such initiative was launched by the the Obama Administration in 2009 under the name of Open Government Initiative (OGI). This created … Continued

IdeaScale on RomiCast

This week, IdeaScale’s President, Rob Hoehn, was interviewed on RomiCast (a podcast curated by the Market Research resource center: ResearchAccess). The topic was feedback, but the featured discussion ranged all over. Romi Mahajan acted as interviewer (asking questions like “is the theme of feedback today that of democratization – are we defrocking priesthoods here?”) and … Continued

The Crowd and the Mob

If you read this blog, then you know that we are fully invested in what the crowd has to say and offer. From new brand ideas, to charitable giving and fundraising to breakthroughs in science and technology. But there are, of course, those who rightfully ask how much wisdom a crowd really has to offer, … Continued