Developmental Evaluation and Complexity

Developmental evaluation is an approach (much like design thinking) to program assessment and valuation in domains of high complexity, change,

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Evaluating Social Innovation For Social Impact

Earlier this week I has the pleasure of attending talks from Bryan Boyer from the Helsinki Design Lab and learning

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Design Thinking or Design Thinking + Action?

If design thinking is to escape the trap of being trendy towards impactful, the methods that it uses must improve their rigour and testing. This post explores the challenges and opportunities for design thinking to consider it as more than thinking, but also of action.

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Knowledge translation in public health: Progress or doing the wrong things righter?

Are we making progress in knowledge translation in the health sciences or are our methods and approaches just doing the wrong things righter? This post looks at the issue in relation to the recent NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation.

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Storytelling in the Age of Twitter

Our tweets and Facebook posts provide us with new ways to tell stories that can be as rich as traditional methods. By viewing these narrative fragments in context, we can learn a lot about our world and the way that we communicate.

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