Evaluation and assessment


When Not To Trust The Algorithm

Cathy O'Neil, author of "Weapons of Math Destruction," discusses how data can lead us astray in all industries.

Harvard Business Review (HBR) IdeaCast

Kirkpatrick's Four-Level Training Evaluation Model: Analyzing Learning Effectiveness

This framework will show you how to effectively analyze and improve the impact of training.


State of Evaluation 2016: Evaluation Practice and Capacity in the Nonprofit Sector

Learn more about the state of evaluation practice and capacity as it relates to nonprofit organizations.

Innovation Network

Closing the Evaluation Gap

Evaluations have become critical to nonprofit performance, but they are prohibitively expensive for many organizations. Solving this problem will make the sector more equitable and successful.

Stanford Social Innovation Review


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