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Nonprofit Management

The Promise of Lean Experimentation

By adopting a model from business, nonprofit organizations can launch, test, and implement new programs and services more efficiently. Includes magazine extras.
By Peter Murray & Steve Ma | 8 | May. 13, 2015
 

Measuring Social Impact

Making Evidence Practical for Development

Three ways to make research and evaluation in international development more relevant, ethical, and applied.

By Joe Dickman & Samir Khan | Jul. 21, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Going Lean

Supplements to the article “The Promise of Lean Experimentation.”
By SSIR Editors | May. 13, 2015
 

US Economic Mobility and Investing for Impact

A new Aspen Institute survey explores how impact investing is driving change in education, economic assets, and health and well-being.

By Anne Mosle | Jan. 27, 2015
 
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Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good

Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good is a look at how social entrepreneurs have used business models to change the world.
By Kyle Westaway | Oct. 15, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Getting Beyond Hype: Four Questions to Predict Real Impact

A simple way to think about investment and design.

By Kevin Starr | 7 | Sep. 2, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Social Good = Scale x Impact (Who Knew?)

Why both nonprofits and academics should focus on scale and impact in this simple formula for good.

By Matthew Forti & Andrew Youn | 11 | Jul. 28, 2014
 

Government

Government by Toolkit

The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.
Reviewed By Sonal Shah | May. 14, 2014
 

Technology & Design

A Messy Solution to Messy Problems

An emerging method for enabling innovation focuses not on plans or projects, but on broad social challenges.
Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | May. 14, 2014
 

Education

Roundtable on Shared Value in Education

Seventeen corporate and global education leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how they are rethinking the role of business in global education.

By Mark Kramer & Kate Tallant | 22 | Mar. 24, 2014