Podcast! Jane talks with Stephanie Evergreen about awesome reporting

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen at the 2014 ANZEA conference

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen at the 2014 ANZEA conference

Dataviz queen Stephanie Evergreen recently visited New Zealand and caught up with Jane Davidson to talk about truly awesome reporting, the stuff that gets straight to the point – and conveys it brilliantly!

This 23-minute podcast is the second of a series of four from Jane

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Podcast! Jane talks to Stephanie Evergreen about ANZEA and qualitative dataviz

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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 the

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Overstating findings: impact of family planning

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Infographic from https://twitter.com/UNFPA/status/487695174446100482/photo/1

In the rush to produce infographics, there is a risk of focusing more on the clarity of the message at the cost of transparency of evidence.

Without in any way wanting to raise questions about the value of reproductive health and rights programs, I found this infographic less than satisfactory- because

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Wicked Solutions: A systems approach to complex problems

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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 problems.

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How to distort reality

2013 visits to GenuineEvaluation.com (total 28.470)

Posted by: Jane Davidson & Patricia Rogers

 

What’s not to love about the great ideas for data visualization that have taken evaluation by storm over the past few years? Awesome!

Perhaps not the most visually stunning example, but here’s Google Analytics’ map of where Genuine Evaluation’s 28,470 visits came from last year (2013). Just

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