Further to my earlier post, registrations are now open for the course that I’ll be co-presenting on communications and evaluation in 2014 in collaboration with the Swiss Evaluation Association (SEVAL): 1) Integrating Communication in Evaluation Dates: March 13 and 14, 2014 (2 full days) Venue: Federal Office of Personnel, Eigerstrasse 71, Room 205, 3007 Berne, Switzerland Cost: […]
intelligent measurement: Integrating Communication in Evaluation workshop, Berne 2014 – registrations open
The Better Evaluation blog has published a series of posts focusing on the use of video in evaluation: – Participatory Video as a tool to engage communities and stakeholders in evaluation by Soledad Muniz - Learning about evaluation from the inside using video by Paul Barese - Using video to communicate evaluation findings by Glenn O’Neil (this […]
I’ve been reviewing what handbooks and guides are available on communication evaluation – so far I’ve located five, here they are (all links to PDFs): Communication Network (2008) Are we there yet? A Communications Evaluation Guide DFID (2005). Monitoring and Evaluating Information and Communication for Development (ICD) Programmes – Guidelines. Department for International Development, London. […]
The Coalition for Public Relations Research Standards has just released their interim metrics (pdf) on PR research and measurement. They’ve split it by traditional media, social media, communications lifestyle and Return on Investment (ROI). For each metric, there is also more information available. I’m yet to go through all the information, but it seems like a comprehensive list […]
For those who use graphs in evaluation reports and other documents, here is an excellent presentation from Ann K. Emery of the Innovation Network – well worth a look!
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be co-presenting a course on communications and evaluation in 2014 in collaboration with the Swiss Evaluation Association (SEVAL). Below are details about this course and another on complexity and evaluation by Patricia Rogers. Please find below a short outline of the two courses and the dates. More details about the […]
Benchpoint, which brought together the two authors of this blog, has been very quiet lately. At the end of last year I decided to retire our unique software suite, which has performed magnificently for 12 years or so. The reason was simply that I was approaching retirement age and was loathe to invest a couple of […]
intelligent measurement: New article – PR Measurement and Evaluation Practices Over the Course of 40 Years
Here is a brand new article (it’s a chapter from a book*) by Fraser Likely and Tom Watson entitled “Measuring the Edifice - PR Measurement and Evaluation Practices Over the Course of 40 Years”. It provides an excellent overview of developments in the last 40 years and the challenges currently faced in PR measurement and evaluation. […]
intelligent measurement: New paper: Implementing Development Evaluations under Severe Resource Constraints
A very interesting paper from the Center for Development Impact on implementing evaluations with limited resources, here is a summary: Most agency evaluations are very short both on resources and in duration, with no proper opportunity to assess impact in a valid manner. The methodology for these evaluations is based on interviews, a review of available […]
Really great concise advocacy evaluation mini-tool kit (pdf) – some very useful ideas on activity tracking and measuring support for a given issue.