Search Methods

Our powerful search engine will help you find the best method for your engagement exercise.

Just answer the relevant questions below and click ‘Search’.  The results page will return a ranked list of methods (with the most relevant first).  You most appropriate method will be the one with the most relevance for your intended activity (i.e. decide, debate, discover or do).

 

Q1.

Consider your marketing effort and the impact of digital divides.
Q2.

Think about how participants might align or form into groups.
Q3.

Restricting your audience types will result in significantly fewer matches.
Q4.

Does the involvement come at a particular point or stage in a process?
Q5.

When are outcomes needed?  Is this a one-off engagement or do you require continual feedback?
Q6.

How much identification validation is needed in the engagement process?  More identification improve the quailty of the debate but reduces participation levels.  Think about the topic and associated privacy of individuals.
Q7.

How much transparency do you need?  For example,  do you want to reveal ‘who’ said ‘what’.  Some engagement activities might require total privacy.
Q8.

Consider the time and resources you have for maintaining the dialogue.
Q9.

How, when and where is your engagement activity taking place?
Q10.

More control will help focus participants and outcomes. The more control you excert, the less spontaneous engagement becomes.
Q11.

 Consider your support and customisation requirements.
Q12.

This question relates to the amount of built-in intelligence or insight that you need.
Q13.
Conflict and concensus is important for healthy debate but may isolate those less vocal or opinionated participants.