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Tracking Use of Campaign Evaluation FindingsGlenn

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:05:14 +0000

This week I made a presentation at the European Evaluation Society conference on a tracking study on the use of campaign evaluation (that I had carried out).  For those interested in this subject, my slides are here for your consumption!(image)

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Using cartoons to communicate on evaluationGlennNew Picture (1)

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:00:12 +0000

Here is a great example (pdf) from the ILO evaluation office of using cartoons to explain an evaluation process / service; it just shows that visual methods can also be used to explain evaluation processes and services – in addition to communicating evaluation results.  (image)

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Network analysis and evaluationGlenn

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:06:28 +0000

For those interested in the use of network analysis for evaluation, here is an interesting article using network analysis to show how organisations worked together in advocacy and information sharing. View the article here>>  (image)

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Integrated evaluation frameworkGlenn

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:56:45 +0000

The industry association, AMEC has released their new “integrated evaluation framework“, specifically designed for communications and PR: “The  integrated evaluation framework will guide you through the process from aligning objectives to establishing a plan, setting targets and then measuring the outputs, outtakes, outcomes and impact of your work.” The new framework also comes with a […](image)

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Five tips to make your evaluation more influentialGlenn

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:23:59 +0000

Here is a useful article from the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank. They highlight five tips to make your evaluation more influential as illustrated in the infographic below. I certainly agree with all the tips; I’d just add that influence may not be immediate and direct; it may take for some years to […](image)

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Monitoring and Evaluation in a Complex OrganisationGlenn

Thu, 12 May 2016 14:28:37 +0000

Here is an interesting briefing note from the Danish Refugee Council on “Monitoring and Evaluation in a Complex Organisation” Monitoring and evaluation can be relatively straightforward processes within simple projects, and there are well established procedures that can be applied. However, as this Evaluation and Learning Brief highlights, M&E systems are much more difficult to design […](image)

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communication evaluation event in Zurich – 28 April 2016Glenn

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:18:40 +0000

For any readers in the Zurich, Switzerland area, I will be giving a presentation for the EMScom Alumni Association  (of which I am an alumni of..) on communication evaluation;  here is a short description: Evaluation of communication activities is consistently named as one of the top concerns of communication professionals. Yet paradoxically not even half reportedly undertake […](image)

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Short Course on M&E and policy influence: are results worth the effort?Glenn

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 08:28:49 +0000

Here is an interesting short course from 5-21 April 2016 that can be taken online: “Short Course on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning about policy influence: are results worth the effort?” Presented by On Think Tanks, the course is for individuals and members of think tanks and other policy research organisations who are looking for viable and […](image)

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New evaluation for Africa blogGlenn

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:56:02 +0000

Africa is a continent often the subject of many evaluations but rarely do we hear from evaluators in Africa. Well hopefully that is about to change with the newly launched Evaluation for Africa blog – with contributions from African evaluators – there are already some very interesting posts to read on assumptions in evaluation and thinking […](image)

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communication evaluation in UN agenciesGlenn

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:48:46 +0000

The UN Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), an external oversight body of all of the United Nations, has just produced a very interesting study on Public information and communications policies and practices in the United Nations system (pdf) Aside from providing an interesting and critical view of communications in the UN, the report also looks at the […](image)

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