Dialogue by Design designs and delivers bespoke public and stakeholder engagement and consultation services. We use digital, paper-based and face-to-face tools to provide multi-channel approaches to formal consultations, engagement and deliberative dialogue.
Surrey County Council approached us during the course of their consultation on their draft Cycling Strategy. They had received a far higher response rate to this consultation – due to intense local and media interest – than they had anticipated. They realised they needed to bring in external assistance to analyse and report on these […]Read more
I was at a National Grid workshop a couple of weeks ago, where we looked at their four future energy scenarios and subjected them to some stress-testing. Good scenarios are like good stories: they are internally coherent, with their own logic, painting a world that makes sense, given the premises – or in the case […]Read more
Last week Dialogue by Design attended the Consultation Institute’s conference on the theme of People Power. This theme lent itself to a focus on participation, collaboration and empowerment, with the e-democracy.org founder Steven Clift speaking about using digital infrastructure to mobilise communities, Graham Allen MP speaking about constitutional reform and calling for future devolution to […]Read more