(Webinar) Creating Buy-In for Digital Engagement

September 7, 2022

In the first of The HiVE's new engagement roundtable series, we were joined by panellists from the City of Greater Geelong, City of Charles Sturt, Hepburn Shire Council and Mid-Coast Council to discuss 'How to Create Buy-In for Digital Engagement'. We covered strategies to address how internal teams can embrace digital platforms as a vital component of their entire engagement strategy, and discussed our panellist's experiences on how they have successfully built buy-in.

(New release) Multi-language Translation Tool

August 25, 2022

In this webinar, we look through August's release which showcased The HiVE's newest multi-language integration tool empowering engagement teams and communities with translations powered by machine learning. This includes the ability to manage, edit, review and curate translations to ensure common phrases and culturally-relevant translations are effectively communicated to your communities.

Read the Translation tool webinar Translation Tool Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Read more about the release on our blog

HiVE Hacks July

July 22, 2022

Our July 2022 HiVE Hacks session covered four of our most recent tips

and tricks. Watch the video or read the articles:

(New release) Shareable links and updates to the SSO add-on

June 10, 2022

In this webinar, we look through June's release which provides improvements to the way you share your draft engagements and organise your teams and users for more efficient project management. This includes the new ability to share draft pages with shareable links (no login required), the ability to create participant groups and assign them to private projects, and workforce Single Sign-on to leverage Identify Management Providers for site users and internal engagements. Read more about the release on our blog

(Spotlight) Weighing the benefits of mandatory user registration

May 9, 2022

There is a long-standing debate among community engagement practitioners about whether citizens should be required to go through a user registration to participate. While the traditional view is that it creates a barrier to participation, mandatory registration offers many potential benefits worth considering. We talk with the City of Parramatta, which has implemented mandatory user registration to participate on their digital engagement platform Participate Parramatta.

HiVE Hacks November

November 3, 2021

In this HiVE Hacks session, we covered off four of our most recent tips and tricks:

(New release) August Content Updates

August 23, 2021

In this webinar, we look through August's release which add a huge new range of content, design and style upgrades to existing tools including the Facts, Feature Grids and Quote tools, the ability to add Video into the Form tool, four new page templates, using the sitemap to search for your pages and how to use these tools to create an engaging feedback summary report.

Read more about the release on our blog.

(Spotlight) Exploring Private Projects

May 21, 2021

Taryn Drewett (Senior Community Engagement Officer) from Wyndham City Council (Australia) provides a practical example of how the private project functionality of The HiVE can be expertly used to create a beautifully designed and functional digital space to internally engage with members of her organisation.

HiVE User Conference 2021

May 5, 2021

Our first digital HiVE User Conference - From Resilience to Innovation was held in March of 2021 to great success.

We heard case studies and stories that recognised the effectiveness of digital engagement in responding to the immediate and unexpected challenges of 2020, and more importantly, on how the lessons learned can be carried forward to drive permanent and lasting innovation in community engagement.

In case you missed a session, you can now watch all the video's online.

(New Release) Artificial intelligence comes to The HiVE with Analysis Assistant

October 8, 2020

In this webinar we look at October's software release which adds text-analysis tools for your forms and surveys. We also introduce the Analysis Assistant the smart-assistant automates the analysis process for unstructured, text responses to extract a range of information using machine learning services.

Read more about the release on our blog.

(Spotlight) Exploring how children can be engaged citizen's

September 17, 2020

In this webinar we chat with Banyule City Council in Melbourne, Australia about their recent digital engagement project which focused on engaging children in the public participation process.

Read more about the project on our blog.