Launch of VOiCE Online - Community Engagement Software

SCDC is pleased to announce that Visioning Outcomes in Community Engagement (VOiCE) is now available on the web.  VOiCE has been developed by SCDC for The Scottish Government and is freely available to organisations who work within Scotland's communities. The system will help you to; plan community engagement and service user participation, to conduct it effectively, to monitor progress and to evaluate outcomes.VOiCE Online screen shot

SCDC is offering a range of training opportunities for individuals and organisations to make the most of the new tool which has a number of exciting features including:

  • A Multi user environment - invite colleagues or partners to be editors of reviewers of a particular engagement.
  • Secure password protected user accounts - you decide what information to share.
  • Downloadable reports - share reports as PDF or Word formats.
  • E-mail reports from the system.
  • Accountable progress - built in user log - information on user activity within shared engagements - who made what changes to the engagement report.
  • A document bank - upload document to the system which relate to the engagement.
  • Strategic analysis - review engagements in your area and produce reports which pull together the information you select in one report.
  • Fully accessible site design - meeting a very high standard of accessible web design.

To start using VOiCE online, go direct to the VOiCE Scotland website - http://www.voicescotland.org.uk/ and follow the easy registration process.