Five successes to celebrate, and five areas where we need to see more progress.
Practical advice to help organizations implement results-focused performance management—part two of a two-part series.
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.
How clearly defining measures, and keeping them simple and meaningful, has helped World Vision increase access to clean water.
A look at new research from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
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Stronger ties between academic evaluators and social innovators would hugely benefit both sides.
Frameworks and tools for building strategy—a report from the Social Media on Purpose conference.
It is important to remember that while all this studying is great, innovators should place a higher priority on helping people when some program or product is effective.
Who is the target population for a microcredit intervention? Your answer will depend largely on where you sit: Academics and microfinance institutions will be interested in different groups of people.
It is perhaps no coincidence that the development community’s biggest successes—eradication initiatives like polio and smallpox—are precisely the ones that made monitoring central to their work.