Asset mapping is the process by a community inventories its assets and capabilities. The process can take many forms, but is a positive way of identifying both strengths and gaps and identifying a plan for moving forward.
Community Needs Assessment techniques identify and prioritize specific problems within communities that need to be addressed. This generally entails the collection of first-hand information from relevant sources in the local community.
Mind Maps are non-linear organizations of ideas using keywords and images. Elements of the maps can be ‘linked’ with others to clarify relationships, obstacles, and paths. More recently, software has been developed to create Mind Maps digitally.
Stakeholder mapping is a way of geographically showing and analyzing the stakeholders in a situation, along with their relationships, values, attributes, or other information that might impact the situation.
GeoImmersive video is a powerful tool for providing realistic views of potential developments and existing sites with the ability to visualize the project's potential impact against the existing conditions.
The vote count is a method for categorizing and extrapolating information from published sources with the aim of gauging support, evaluating awareness, or identifying important issues by analyzing how often a certain topic is mentioned.