What IdeaScale is Grateful For

Well, here in California it’s a predictably lovely fall day (brisk, but not cold with skittering leaves chasing each other down the sidewalk). It’s Thanksgiving in America and we think [...]

What IdeaScale is Grateful For2022-04-05T20:29:55+00:00

How to Avoid Voting Bias in Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing has been judged to be one of the most impactful, but least used digital hacks by organizations by Gartner. Why is that? Well, it's an emerging discipline and there's [...]

How to Avoid Voting Bias in Crowdsourcing2021-02-25T20:20:22+00:00

Clarify How Decisions Are Made

I recently read a book called Crucial Conversations. In the chapter called “Move to Action,” the authors describe four methods for decision-making. Command Also known as the "executive decision." This [...]

Clarify How Decisions Are Made2021-02-19T05:52:29+00:00

Before Citizen Engagement

image courtesy of opensource.com via flickr The most effective governments are those that built for and with the citizens. This requires that the government be in tune with [...]

Before Citizen Engagement2021-02-19T05:57:38+00:00

Philosophy and Voting

In case you didn’t already know, IdeaScale loves voting. We’re big fans of it– it’s built right into our system. Voting is one of the most straightforward, useful, and longstanding [...]

Philosophy and Voting2022-04-05T19:39:45+00:00

The Age of the Comment Card is Over

There are numerous ways to communicate with your network these days. You can build customer forums, tweet, fill out online surveys… certainly you can build online communities with IdeaScale… you [...]

The Age of the Comment Card is Over2022-04-05T19:40:48+00:00