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Public input and engagement tools

Platforms and tools to facilitate gathering public input and support for local, place-based projects

A Public Space for Public Discourse

Bring a healthy new energy to your city’s conversations, and build trust with your community along the way.

Abierto al publico

In "Abierto al Público" we explore the use of open knowledge through data, code and other media.

cat-icon Inter-American Development Bank, New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Abre

Digital platform and methodology to open local governments

cat-icon Santiago, Chile

Adhocracy Plus

adhocracy+ makes digital democracy easy - for everyone no matter where.

All Our Ideas wikisurveys

Mix core ideas from survey research with new insights from crowdsourcing. Add a heavy dose of statistics. Stir in a bit of fresh thinking. Enjoy.

cat-icon Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Audiencias Interativas

livestreams video from the committee debates in Brasilia, and includes a chat window designed to let citizens ask questions, vote on others' questions, and generally chat about the proceedings with other viewers

cat-icon Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

Avalanche Strategy

Avalanche Strategy produces audience insights with the depth of a focus group and the accuracy of polling. This deeper and more intuitive approach to understanding the values, emotions and attitudes of your community enables campaigns and candidates to consistently create messaging that resonates, mobilizes, and wins.

Avalanche Strategy

Avalanche Strategy produces audience insights with the depth of a focus group and the accuracy of polling.

cat-icon Washington D.C., DC, USA

Bang the Table

Our complete suite of listening, information, analysis, reporting and relationship management features enable you to mix and match precisely the right online tools for your community engagement objectives.

cat-icon Australia

Barcelona Digital City

The priority of Barcelona is to go beyond the concept of smart city or smart city and take full advantage of the opportunities offered by data-based technologies and their great power of transformation.

cat-icon Barcelona, Spain

Beta Blocks

Exploring new approaches for community-led innovation in public spaces.

cat-icon Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Better Reykjavik

Better Reykjavik allows citizens to propose the policies that matter to them

cat-icon Reykjavík, Iceland

Block By Block Minecraft participatory planning workshops

Did you know that you can use Minecraft for more than a simple fun? Learn about great Block by Block initiative for community participation in urban design.

Bologna Neighborhood workhops

Con i Laboratori potrai segnalare, creare e far votare proposte per il tuo quartiere: contattaci o vieni agli incontri, per lavorare insieme a tecnici del Comune di Bologna ed esperti di coprogettazione.

cat-icon Bologna, Italy

Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI)

The Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) is an interuniversity partnership that pursues original urban research on the cutting edge of scholarship and public policy, with an emphasis on opportunities created by novel digital data.

cat-icon 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Cap Collectif

La plateforme d’intelligence collective la plus complète et la plus polyvalente sur le marché.

cat-icon Paris, France

Change Research

Change Research provides fast, affordable and accurate public opinion polling at 80 to 90 percent less than traditional polls with the goal of ensuring that every forward-thinking candidate and campaign has access to the actionable insight they need to win

cat-icon San Francisco, CA

Civis

Civis is a platform that enables citizens to understand and share feedback with the government on laws and policy decisions.

cat-icon India

Civocracy

Civocracy is fixing the relationship between citizens and their government using digital citizen participation.

Collab

Collab is a prototype built by Sidewalk Labs and Digital Public Square to help break through barriers and help people participate from anywhere, at anytime

Consul Democracy Foundation

CONSUL DEMOCRACY Foundation is a new organisation whose mission is to manage and continuously develop the largest open source digital democracy platform – CONSUL.

cat-icon Madrid, Spain

ConsultVox

Co-constructing territories by mobilizing citizen intelligence

cat-icon EuraTechnologies, 165, Avenue de Bretagne, 59000 Lille, France

coUrbanize

coUrbanize is a community engagement platform that helps residents, real estate developers, city planners, and municipalities build better cities together.

Crowdgauge

Gauge the values, priorities, and prefrences of the crowd

cat-icon Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Decidim

free open-source participatory democracy for cities and organizations

Decidim Barcelona

Benvingut/da a la plataforma de participació de Barcelona.Construïm una ciutat més oberta, transparent i col·laborativa.Entra, participa i decideix!

Delib

Dialogue - policy dialogue and crowd-sourcing software designed for government.

Dublin City Council’s Consultation Hub

This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you

cat-icon Dublin, Ireland

Engage your Community

ParleyVox is a revolutionary way for goverenments, businesses and community builders everywhere to keep thier finger on the pulse of what large groups of people are thinking

cat-icon Kansas City, MO, USA

Engagement methods for housing associations and beyond

We have been commissioned by Wheatley Group, a major provider of social housing, care and other services in Scotland*, to explore how they can engage better with their customers – facilitating customers to shape the services they receive. The Chartered Institute of Housing are also working with us on this project to ensure our learnings are spread into the wider housing sector.

Expressão

a modified fork of the open source Discourse discussion platform meant to host general legislative conversations between citizens and representatives

cat-icon Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

Fluicity

Fluicity est une solution d’engagement citoyen, qui permet la prise de décision collective autour des sujets d’intérêt général.

cat-icon 4 Rue du Caire, 75002 Paris, France

Gabinete de Inovação – Intercâmbio de Práticas no Legislativo

um laboratório que reunirá mandatos das casas legislativas de todo o país para que compartilhem e construam caminhos para a inovação nos parlamentos brasileiros

cat-icon Asa Sul, Brasilia - Federal District, Brazil

Grand Débat National

À l'initiative du Président de la République, le Gouvernement engage un Grand Débat National permettant à toutes et tous de débattre de questions essentielles pour les Français.

cat-icon France

Hello Lampost

The playful, city wide system that lets you talk to street furniture.

cat-icon United Kingdom

Idee.paris

Idee.paris est le site de coopération entre les services de la Ville de Paris, les Parisien.ne.s et les acteurs des projets de la Ville de Paris.

Immaginazione Civica

The Foundation promotes Civic Imagination ie listening, collaboration, participation and co-production in relation to projects and policies of the city, its neighborhoods and the entire metropolitan area, with a specific attention to the care and regeneration of urban common goods

cat-icon Salaborsa (II floor) Piazza Nettuno, 3 - 40124 Bologna

Innovation in Democracy Programme

Trialling the involvement of citizens in decision-making at local government level through innovative models of deliberative democracy.

cat-icon United Kingdom

Insights

Civic engagement tool, powered by algorithms

cat-icon Washington, DC

Involve

We're the UK's leading public participation charity, on a mission to put people at the heart of decision-making

cat-icon United Kingdom

ioby

ioby brings neighborhood projects to life, block by block.

cat-icon 540 President Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
cat-icon Hôtel de Ville, Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville, Paris, France

La boîte à idées

A la boîte à idées, on travaille en partenariat avec les collectivités, et on connecte tout l'écosystème local pour créer des communautés engagées.Vous voulez lancer une initiative ? Participer, à votre guise, sur votre commune ? Vous avez frappé à la bonne porte.

cat-icon Plougastel-Daoulas, France

LABHacker

Brazil's parliamentary innovation unit

cat-icon Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

Listening Post Collective

The Listening Post Collective provides journalists, newsroom leaders, and non-profits tools and advice to create meaningful conversations with their communities.

LISTENING POST COLLECTIVE

They provides journalists, newsroom leaders, and non-profits tools and advice to create meaningful conversations with their communities.

cat-icon United States

Medialab Prado

Medialab Prado es un laboratorio ciudadano que funciona como lugar de encuentro para la producción de proyectos culturales abiertos.

cat-icon Plaza de las Letras. Calle Alameda 15, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Meet the Kiosks event

Join Boston Area Research Initiative for a public conversation centered on the opportunities and challenges of installing kiosks throughout the city.

cat-icon 6 Norfolk St, Boston, MA 02124, USA

Mein Berlin

Auf meinBerlin finden Sie eine Übersicht über Projekte der Berliner Verwaltung sowie zahlreiche Möglichkeiten, sich aktiv an der Gestaltung unserer Stadt zu beteiligen

cat-icon Berlin, Germany

MetroQuest

MetroQuest is public involvement software with a track record of award-winning planning projects. Engage thousands, gain insight, build community support.

Mexico City Crowdsourcing a Constitution: case study

To get input on Mexico City's constitution, LabCDMX experimented with Google Docs, PubPub, Change.org, paper surveys, and kiosks

cat-icon Distrito Federal, Mexico

Mi Medellín

Ahora los ciudadanos de Medellín tenemos un espacio para compartir ideas y asumir retos frente a temas de ciudad: #MiMedellín

cat-icon Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Missions Publiques

Missions Publiques is a high-impact social entrepreneur whose mission is to bring the voice of ordinary citizens into international and global discussions and negotiations on societal challenges through the organization of Citizens’ Debates.

cat-icon 17 Rue Xaintrailles, 75013, Paris, France

MyGov NYC

We help you better understand NYC government, and give you decision-making tools to improve it

cat-icon 134 Spring St, New York, NY 10012, USA

Open Source Politics

Open Source Politics is a company that builds participatory democracy open source tools and hosts collective inteligence workshops for private or public stakeholders willing to engage in a public consultation or a participatory budgeting process.

cat-icon Liberte Living-Lab, rue d'Alexandrie, Paris, France

OurSay

Intelligence driving public sector performance

cat-icon Australia

Partecipa

Partecipa is the Bologna participation and collaboration platform where it is possible to access the processes of collaboration and care of common goods. Sign up, report, propose and vote for proposals.

cat-icon Bologna

Participa Portugal

A maneira fácil de participar nas consultas públicas lançadas em Portugal

cat-icon Portugal

Participez Nanterre

Bienvenue sur la plateforme participative de la ville de Nanterre! Construisons ensemble une société plus ouverte, transparente et collaborative.

cat-icon Nanterre, France

Pauta Participativa

invites citizens to help set Parliament's agenda with a sophisticated form of ranked voting that allows them to express more nuanced preferences than traditional first-past-the-post systems

cat-icon Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

PeopleApps

Connect, communicate and collaborate to leverage community strengths and advance your mission.

cat-icon 671 Edison Street, Detroit, MI, USA

PlaceSpeak

Claim your place. Speak your mind. Influence the outcome.

cat-icon 1005 Cypress Street

Polco

Polco is a platform designed to increase civic engagement, improve government transparency, and inform municipal governments of constituents’ input which, in turn, will help better guide public policy.

Predictwise

Predictwise is a powerful data, analytics, research, and survey platform that can generate customized, granularized insights on any voter in any district in the country.

cat-icon Pennsylvania, United States

Public Digital Innovation Space PDIS

We incubate and facilitate public digital innovation and service.

cat-icon Taiwan

PublicInput

PublicInput.com connects organizations with the communities they serve.

cat-icon 16 West Martin Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

RapidPro

RapidPro allows you to easily design, pilot, and scale services that connect directly with a mobile phone user...without the help of a software developer.

cat-icon Nyaruka, Kigali, Rwanda

SeamOS

A través de SeamOS, podremos sentar un voto de opinión sobre las propuestas que se presentan en el Concejo de Bogota.

cat-icon Colombia

SEMA

We gather citizen voices to improve public services

cat-icon The Innovation Village Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

SmartParticipation

SmartParticipation is an open source e-participation platform based on Drupal and designed to offer an effective and adaptable environment for informed online discussion.

SPILNO

Digital democracy platforms for citizens, organizations and institutions

The Hackable City

The Hackable City is a research project that explores the potential for new modes of collaborative citymaking, in a network society.