Developmental Evaluation’s Traps

Developmental evaluation holds promise for product and service designers looking to understand the process, outcomes, and strategies of innovation and

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No Contest: The Cost of Crowd-based Social Innovation

Contests are seen by many in the social sector as a way to engage audiences and generate new thinking about

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The Complex Consequences of Simple and Easy

For any marketing of complexity to work, the risk in creating a false guru is high, but so too is the risk of installing overly simplistic filters. In both cases we need to address complexity with a complex response and doing so with one that doesn’t exacerbate the problem by adding too much extraneous information to our media ecology, getting us back into trouble elsewhere.

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Knowledge Translation or Just Better Marketing?

Can the dream of knowledge translation be achieved by better marketing, or is focusing on message delivery processes missing the larger point?

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