Townsquare™ tools are tightly integrated and configurable based on your specific requirements. Tight integration means uploaded reports and data are automatically available in the online library and on related topical, group, or project web pages, personalized information updates and online maps. Documents such as meeting minutes and agendas, for example, are easily cross-posted to news, discussion or calendar items.
Using the innovative Townsquare™ “clickboard” concept, making the right connections between different information types is a fun and powerfully effective way to create a shared online knowledge-base.
All powered by Townsquare™ web sites include the following standard tools:
||Content manager—puts you in control, while reducing the costs, of managing your content. No IT or programming skills required to update site content or architecture.|
|Document manager—organize your files from text to multimedia to spatial data in a single dynamic online library. Find files through keywords, folders, or an easily searchable index of every word contained in every document.|
|Discussion or comment facilitator—engage more ideas from more people, provide an “Ask-the-Expert” response service, or simply collect moderated or un-moderated comments to meet public input regulatory requirements. Over time, these tools help build a valuable FAQ database.|
|Email notification administrator—ensure all stakeholders have convenient access to the most up-to-date and personalized project or community information.|
|News, features and events coordinator—maintain a single master source of the latest news, information, and upcoming events keeping your team or community focused and on-track.|
Optional Townsquare™ tools below can be provided as stand alone web tools or included as part of a complete Townsquare™solution:
||Survey creator—create professional online surveys with sophisticated and built-in logic, visualization, analysis and reporting.
||Wiki publisher—closely collaborate from anywhere to produce technical documents or process documentation.
|Project data manager—build your own project specific database that fully leverages all of the pre-built capability of Townsquare™.
|Image annotator—makes visual information more meaningful and
relevant through user created links from image-based information (e.g.
diagrams, photos, maps, charts, etc) to text-based information (e.g.
notes, events, reports and data).
|Interactive mapper—increase your return on investment in GIS data by increasing your community’s understanding of complex issues and alternatives.
|Education simulator—engage future citizen-planners and planning veterans alike through stimulating online role playing and alternative scenario games that raise awareness of challenges, opportunities, and trade-offs.|