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Posts about metrics

Alan Pierce | Jun 25, 2018 11:21:33 PM

When Impact Metrics Fail (And What to do About it)

The online depth of opinion articles and how-to pieces about impact metrics and measuring social impact grows with each passing month. We need to measure ...

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Perspectives on Metrics, impact data, Metrics, monitoring & evaluation
Alan Pierce | Jun 25, 2018 8:40:59 PM

Impact Metrics for Gender Lens Investing

The emergence of gender lens investing in recent years has punctuated a larger global trend towards gender equality. Of course, there remains much work to be ...

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Perspectives on Metrics, Social Impact, impact investing, Metrics
Alan Pierce | Jun 3, 2018 3:03:49 PM

Understanding How to Wield Social Return on Investment (Part II)

In Part I of this blog series we looked at the Social Return on Investment (SROI) approach to accounting for impact and some of the challenges involved in its ...

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Perspectives on SROI, Reporting, Metrics, social impact measurement tool, monitoring & evaluation
Alan Pierce | May 28, 2018 5:55:18 PM

Understanding How to Wield Social Return on Investment (Part I)

“A lot of people try to get to a number for SROI and it misses the truth. The point of SROI isn’t necessarily to justify capital investment, it’s to understand ...

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Impact Perspectives, Perspectives on SROI, Reporting, Metrics, social impact measurement tool, monitoring & evaluation
Alan Pierce | Mar 29, 2018 6:11:13 PM

How To Deliver An Impact Search Engine That Works

Why many impact-oriented entities – foundations, nonprofits, social enterprises, some corporations, etc. – spend an enormous amount of time defining a theory ...

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Data Management, Impact Perspectives, Perspectives on Metrics, impact data, Metrics
Vivek Surve | Sep 4, 2017 9:41:17 PM

Next Frontier for Social Impact Measurement & Reporting

 

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Reporting, Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Aug 29, 2017 11:34:52 AM

How to get Social Impact Outcome Metrics

 

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Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Aug 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Selecting a Funder's Social Impact Metrics

 There’s no "One Kind" of foundation or Impact Investor and the variations boil down to lots of factors including their Vision statements. Today let's talk ...

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Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Catch-22 of Social Impact Assessment

There's a Catch-22 in social impact assessment. Funders choose metrics based on the varying capacity of grantees. To measure consistently, this capacity is ...

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Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Jul 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

How to measure social impact of project

Social impact measurement is complicated. Sometimes it feels like a tangled mess of data, indicators, spreadsheets, and numbers that nobody believes. It ...

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Impact Management, Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Jul 13, 2017 11:01:00 AM

What to Know about Standardized Social Impact Metrics

I like to think of each metrics standard as its own 'language.' Standards help us speak the same language as others in our network. If you are communicating ...

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Metrics
Rachel Dodd | Jul 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Best Practices for Social Impact Metrics Selection

The most important element to an enduring selection of Social Impact Metrics is the foundational impact framework that supports it. We need a strong impact ...

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Alan Pierce | Apr 6, 2017 3:13:10 PM

Offline & Online Data Collection : Social Impact Assessment

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. When put in the context of social impact assessment, this wisdom from the inimitable Sherlock Holmes ...

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Reporting, Metrics
Alan Pierce | Feb 11, 2017 10:35:39 AM

Demonstrating Impact: Choosing the right impact metrics

Successful mission-driven organizations artfully articulate impact to a variety of audiences. And they are often “multilingual” in doing so, because with ...

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Metrics
Alan Pierce | Dec 2, 2016 11:37:10 AM

Actionable Impact Management: Better Impact Measurement & Communication

      Across sectors, organizations are realizing that measuring and communicating impact isn’t just about satiating a moral imperative, it is fundamentally ...

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Impact Management, Reporting, Metrics