Evaluation


Different sectors – academia, government, nonprofit, and for-profit – can learn from each other when it comes to using evaluation and data to facilitate positive change. This is a three-part series on evaluation in the for-profit sector (often called “social impact measurement”). In Part I, we explored what is going […]

Social Impact Measurement, Part III: Do Shoes Equal Impact?


Different sectors – academia, government, nonprofit, and for-profit – can learn from each other when it comes to using evaluation and data to facilitate positive change. This is a three-part series on evaluation in the for-profit sector (often called “social impact measurement”). In Part I, we explored what is going on […]

Social Impact Measurement, Part II: a Fit-For-Purpose Mindset Towards Data




This article will present some strategies for guiding the development of your organization’s programs with reliable data. Regardless of the sector, it is important for organizations to have a deep understanding of their focus population and problem of interest. This understanding ultimately leads to a well-served population by way of […]

Tools for Creating Data-Driven Program Development