Stephanie Evergreen and Jane Davidson at the 2014 ANZEA conference in Wellington, New Zealand
Dataviz queen Dr. Stephanie Evergreen recently keynoted – no, ROCKED! – the 2014 ANZEA conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Jane Davidson talks to her about becoming a southern hemisphere evaluation rockstar at long last – and finds out what’s
Read the whole post –> Podcast! Jane talks to Stephanie Evergreen about ANZEA and qualitative dataviz
Both sides of the Tasman, newspapers were covering themselves in glory with the results of a Conde Nast Traveler survey to identify The World’s Friendliest City. According to the survey results (from US based readers), Melbourne and Auckland were the tied winners.
But you wouldn’t have known this from the coverage of the survey in
Read the whole post –> World’s friendliest city? Who are you going to believe?
Infographic from https://twitter.com/UNFPA/status/487695174446100482/photo/1
In the rush to produce infographics, there is a risk of focusing more on
Read the whole post –> Overstating findings: impact of family planning
Posted by: Jane Davidson
There have been two major changes in evaluation in the past decade, and a new book just out this week combines the two in an amazingly rich and thoughtful, but practical and readable way.
It’s Bob Williams and Sjon van ’t Hof’s Wicked Solutions : A systems approach to complex
Read the whole post –> Wicked Solutions: A systems approach to complex problems
Posted by: Jane Davidson & Patricia Rogers
We all know about the importance of context. How would you go about evaluating a ‘helpdesk’ in Medieval times?
When you think about it, many of the criteria would actually be the same: quick response time, clear explanations that are at a level and in a language
Read the whole post –> The Friday Funny: Evaluating a helpdesk (but out of your usual context)