The Open Contracting Partnership is driven by two goals, as articulated in its 2015-2018 strategy: building global norms and demand for open contracting; and strengthening implementation of open contracting on the ground. The pursuit of both goals hinges on learning and evidence.While the strategy describes these...
Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
This crowd sourcing effort involved volunteers who virtually collaborated with USAID staff to review Agency data on specific USAID economic growth activities, and help code that data with geographic information
This guideline, authored by the Asian Development Bank, offers a framework for strengthening internal learning from operational practice, and external learning from long-term knowledge partnerships.
This compendium of knowledge solutions is a handy, quick reference guide to tools, methods, and approaches.
This toolkit from ODI presents 30 useful tools and techniques that have been used to facilitate improved knowledge and learning in the development and humanitarian sectors.
The techniques described in this toolkit are a selection of knowledge sharing tools that are simple, quick, and proven to be effective methods for providing and promoting open, transparent discussion.
This collaborative wiki provides access to a growing source of knowledge sharing tools and methonds.