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DIACC Publishes PlaceSpeak White Paper on Digital Identity Authentication & Citizen Engagement

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework, today announced the publication

Community Engagement: The Next Generation

“Engagement expectations have changed and yet we're often using the same community engagement techniques we have used for years. We need a new generation of tools and practices to inform, consult, involve and partner with people in

3 Citizen Engagement Misconceptions: Telephone Surveys

From seniors on the internet to online replacing offline modes of engagement, we showcased three myths about accessibility and online citizen engagement in a previous post. Today, we’re returning with

In Conversation With: Lisa Attygalle

Each month, PlaceSpeak presents a Q&A with experts in public engagement and civic technology. This month, we spoke with Lisa Attygalle, Director of Engagement at the Tamarack Institute. The

3 Ways to Counter the “Global Implosion of Trust”

Every year, the Edelman Trust Barometer measures the level of trust across the world. The 2017 report was particularly damning, calling the last year a “global implosion of trust”.  The report found