Planning and Engagement

The simple way for planners to manage the document lifecycle.

Spend less time on the process and fast-track community development.

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The planning process needn't be littered with bottlenecks at every step.

At the end of the day, you want to deliver strategic plans efficiently and in a way that doesn’t stifle community involvement; encourages discussion; and ultimately allows development to flourish.

No longer, does the complexity of authoring and consulting on plans overshadow the simplicity of these objectives.

What is collaborative authoring?

Discover how this cloud-based collaborative authoring solution allows
multiple team members to work on the same document at the same time.

Accelerate plan creation and review

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Accelerate plan creation and review

Save time and eliminate frustration with collaborative authoring and inline review tools.

Produce your plans faster

Multiple contributors can work on a document at the same time.

Remove the nightmare of versioning

Everyone is working on one master document.

Speed up internal review

Assign specific sections to management for sign off.

Understand community sentiment for efficient and compliant plan adoption

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Understand community sentiment for efficient and compliant plan adoption

Publish your plan through the Objective Keystone engagement portal.

Keep your council compliant with regulation

Capture and record stakeholder information and submissions.

Deliver your community a fantastic digital experience

With easy to use, in-document submissions to plans.

Dramatically speed up analysis and response times

Submissions are returned to you in a structured format.

Features to help Council planners and policy advisers author and publish plans.

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Remove distractions and speed up your project by assigning authors and management specific sections of the plan.

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Understand at a glance who made what changes, under what authority and based on what evidence.

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No reliance on graphic designers or typesetters to produce multiple web and print-ready formats.

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Have conversations where your community is chatting while staying compliant as data is stored in our system of record.

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Perform faster analysis, reporting and personalised responses to inline feedback from the community on your plan.

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Reduce internal submission handling and improve community engagement with web-based plan hosting and in-line submission responses.

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You’re in good company

Trusted by more than 180 local councils worldwide to deliver plans and engage their communities.

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An excellent partnership has been established with Objective and will continue as the system adapts to any changes required by the new Planning Bill.

Stuart McMillan

Planning and Building Standards Team Leader

Case Study
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Solution Brief

Planning and Engagement

We look at planning and engagement in Local Government and how we can help you fast track community development.

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Webinar on Demand

Bringing Community Consultation to Life

Hear from Global Product Manager Jim Fretwell who is talking us through the latest product update.

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Product Brief

Objective Keystone

Author, approve and publish documents. Seek external input. All from one platform.

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Managing content changes is about to get easier in Objective Keystone

The next update to Objective Keystone makes managing the approval process when replacing existing content simpler.

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The simple way for planners to manage the document lifecycle.

Spend less time on the process and fast-track community development.

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