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How Finagle’s law can inform more impactful evaluations

Generating useful information for decision-makers is especially hard when conducting complex evaluations. But an article by...


Developing LateriteAI – technology to automate tedious research tasks

Dimitri Stoelinga, co-founder of Laterite, shares their journey towards creating LateriteAI, a platform that harnesses the...


Three years into the pandemic, what have we learned?

Today sees the launch of the first-ever and largest evaluation of humanitarian response to a pandemic, with best practices and...


Three ways global evaluation organisations can help to localise MEL

Localising and decolonising the practice of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) is an imperative of our era. It requires...


Embedding systems thinking in daily learning

Methodological innovation offers new ways to understand the complexity of the systems in which we operate. So, when global...


Developing a learning system rooted in relational wellbeing

Marcus Jenal, Strategic Learning & Evaluation Lead at Fondation Botnar, invites feedback on his organisation’s ambitious...


Harnessing the potential of natural language processing for MEL

Working in partnership, Itad and CASM Technology have been exploring the power of natural language processing (NLP) techniques...


Embracing equity when engaging men and boys for gender equality

When working with men and boys to address masculinities, switching from an equality lens to an equity lens can bring...


Learning brief: Learning from the Men and Women for Gender Equality programme

This brief summarises the key lessons from our evaluation of UN Women's vanguard regional programme in six Arab states.


Locally led monitoring and evaluation – what role can we play at Itad?

Fostering equitable and localised modes of working is hugely important to Itad, but is not without its challenges. In this...


Get to know Itad’s US office

Get to know our US Director, Mike Klein, and Deputy Director, Ali Cervini Mull as they share what innovations in evaluation...


Exploring new technical innovations in MEL for systemic change

Join us for a cross-sector discussion on how we can best undertake strategic learning and evaluation using a systems...


Localising monitoring, evaluation and learning: a 360 perspective

Good monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) practice should prioritise culturally relevant approaches, generate useful...


Learning brief: savings products for low income customers

Can these be provided sustainably and at scale? Read this learning brief to find out how some financial service providers are...


Addressing this decade’s greatest evaluation challenges

The interlinked crises facing the world today require a bold agenda for change in the monitoring, evaluation and learning...


You can’t achieve system change without investing in advocacy

Drawing from more than 30 Itad evaluations focused on advocacy, we outline the five big lessons we’ve learnt and that we...