These are the materials from an August 2015 event on measuring systems change and organizational capacity development hosted by USAID.
Outcome mapping is a methodology for planning, monitoring and evaluating development initiatives in order to bring about sustainable social change.
Where implementers fit in the Performance Monitoring framework and best practices
Gapminder is a data visualization tool for World Bank data. It includes links to various indicator databases maintained by organizations around the world and has links to numerous presentations on global trends
Mobile Data Collection Tool
An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches.
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
The MEASURE DHS STATcompiler allows users to make custom tables based on hundreds of demographic and health indicators across more than 70 countries.
With increasing incidences of poverty and conflict in fragile states, a global call has been raised to do more to help and to be more effective in helping. Interventions are expected to not only improve the well being of the poor but also to demonstrably impact peace and stability. But how can we measure whether interventions have had an impact?