impact measurement

Reflections on Impact Evaluation

Last week, I joined nearly 100 of my monitoring and evaluation peers in Washington, DC to talk impact, measurement and data at the 2015 Metrics Conference hosted by the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE).

Tags: impact   impact evaluation   impact measurement   measuring impact         

My plane leaves Bogota, Colombia for Yopal at 6:09 am on a chilly and damp morning. I am disappointed to learn that I am seated in the last row in a window seat. However, I soon learn that I am fortunate to be in that seat.

Tags: Colombia   Fundaction Amanecer   impact measurement   Latin America   

At Global Partnerships’ annual luncheon last month, our President and CEO Rick Beckett shared our goal of increasing our impact by touching 30 million lives over the next decade. In this blog post, Tara Murphy Forde, our director of research and impact, introduces GP’s Program & Impact Team and the role it will play in helping GP reach that goal.

Tags: business development   impact evaluation   impact measurement   program & impact   program management   research   

Over the past few years, as the field of impact investing has grown in size and complexity, a lingering question has followed in its wake, “How do you evaluate impact investing?”

Tags: Developmental evaluation   formative evaluation   impact   impact evaluation   impact measurement   measuring impact   metrics   performance indicators   summative evaluation   

It isn’t every day that you get to geek-out with a room full of people who spend their days trying to measure the often intangible impact of small and growing businesses in emerging markets.

Tags: ANDE   Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs   impact evaluation   impact measurement   measuring impact   metrics   

What do we mean by impact? We have served over two million people through our partners since our founding in 1994. What does that mean?

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Sasha Dichter, chief innovation officer at Global Partnerships’ (GP) peer, Acumen, recently wrote a blog post about the importance of impact measurement.

Tags: impact   impact measurement   IRIS   metrics