My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation. To be honest, working primarily in the non-profit world and working for social good and social change, evaluation alway seemed to me to be the bugaboo that ruined the party. Evaluation Featured

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What You Can Learn from Your Employee Networks

Partnering Resources

This article is especially relevant for those who: Lead or sponsor Employee Resource Groups Evaluate difficult-to-measure human variables within organizations Use network analysis to assess and track organization behavior over time Want to know whether their ERGs actually make a difference.

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Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

You can read a summary of our five year evaluation of this program here ). We continue to developmentally evaluate as we go, and as a result, each cohort is different, each curriculum is slightly changed and we find new and more relevant ways to introduce people to this practice.

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Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

Long before there were professional facilitators and methods for strategizing, decision making and evaluating, there was dialogue. I’m just coming home from a couple of days in Victoria where Caitlin and I were with colleagues Rebecca Ataya, Annemarie Travers, and Kelly Poirier.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

A book review from Duncan Green, whose work on power, evaluation, and complexity in international development, I much admire. Complexity Design Evaluation Leadership Learning PowerFive links that caught my eye over the holiday.

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“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Make a contract that makes them accountable for the outcome, and have someone else you trust evaluate their work. Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.” ” When I’m teaching participatory leadership or sharing complexity tools, folks who are wedded to traditional linear mind and tool sets often raise objections. “Complexity would be nice, but we haven’t got the time.

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Data Residency in Office 365 – It’s Complicated

Michael Sampson - Currents

In 2019 there will be a migration option for customers based in Canada (their tenant is homed there), and by extension, this will apply for Australia and Japan too. From 2019, you will have the option of migrating it to Canada.

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