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Measuring Social Impact

 

Innovative ways to measure the impact that an organization has on society

 

Measuring Social Impact

Raising the Bar on Nonprofit Impact Measurement

The key to progress is embedding measurement in practice.

By Tris Lumley | 12 | Jul. 10, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Humans: There’s No App for That

The inconvenient truth about data, technology, and social impact.

By Karti Subramanian | 3 | Jun. 12, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Most Charities Shouldn’t Evaluate Their Work: Part Two

Who should measure what? Mind the gap.

By Caroline Fiennes | 7 | May. 30, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Most Charities Shouldn’t Evaluate Their Work: Part One

Why not?

By Caroline Fiennes | 9 | May. 29, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Measuring to Improve vs. Improving Measurement

From Skoll World Forum 2013: Will new measurement tools such as “big data” be a big distraction or a big opportunity?

By Matthew Forti | 3 | May. 7, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 2

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 1 | Mar. 29, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 1

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 4 | Mar. 29, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Ten Years of Performance Measurement

Five successes to celebrate, and five areas where we need to see more progress.

By Matthew Forti | Mar. 26, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

Steps to Successful Performance Management

Practical advice to help organizations implement results-focused performance management—part two of a two-part series.

By David E. K. Hunter | 1 | Mar. 19, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

Getting Out from Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Why organizations need to build capacities to manage performance, and how they can develop a “theory of change” to do so—part one of a two-part series.

By David E. K. Hunter | Mar. 19, 2013