April 2021

Relational Systems Thinking

This webinar was a celebration of the 1 year anniversary of the Transformation Systems Mapping & Analysis Working group and highlighted the work of the hosts of our 13th workstream – Decolonizing Systems Mapping. Turtle Island Institute (TII) is a global Indigenous social innovation think & do tank, a teaching lodge.  Over the past couple of years TII … Read more

April 2021 Newsletter

This month, we are happy to introduce you to Blue Marble Evaluation’s new Global Advisory Council. This group will be supporting our network as we work to build the capacity of Blue Marble Evaluators and build demand for Blue Marble Evaluation globally. We are also celebrating the 1 year anniversary of the Transformation Systems Mapping and Analysis Group, formed … Read more

How does the commissioning process hinder the uptake of complexity-appropriate evaluation?

This paper investigates the role of evaluation commissioning in hindering the take-up of complexity-appropriate evaluation methods, using findings from interviews with 19 UK evaluation commissioners and contractors. We find, against a backdrop of a need to ‘do more with less’ and frustration with some traditional approaches, the commissioning process is perceived to hinder adoption of … Read more

Evaluation and the Challenge of Our Time – AEA Panel Follow-up Conversation

This webinar is now complete. Click here to access a recording This webinar will provide a space for panelists from a recent AEA session on the climate crisis to continue the conversation and answer questions. The urgency of climate change presents an opportunity for action by evaluators on what is arguably the most pressing challenge we face not just … Read more