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Wellbeing Budget – is Measuring Outcomes the Ultimate Fiscal Responsibility?
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Wellbeing Budget – is Measuring Outcomes the Ultimate Fiscal Responsibility?

New Zealand’s first ‘wellbeing budget’ was delivered last week by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson. As the second budget from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour-led coalition government, it signals important changes to policy formulation.

14 August 2019
UK libraries shine a light on diversity
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UK libraries shine a light on diversity

Sue Williamson, Arts Council England's Director Libraries and Birmingham, looks at how the libraries using the Impact and Insight toolkit are championing diversity, while re-defining what a library is, and what it can be.

Sue Williamson
Sue Williamson
12 August 2019
How do people hear about your event?
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How do people hear about your event?

​We’ve dug into our Culture Counts data set to identify how people hear about the events our clients put on. Here are some of our findings.

Tom McKenzie
Tom McKenzie
12 August 2019
Australian Evaluation Society Award Best Practice in Public Sector Evaluation: 2019 Achievement Award Winners
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Australian Evaluation Society Award Best Practice in Public Sector Evaluation: 2019 Achievement Award Winners

1 August 2019
A book recommendation for budding data creatives: Storytelling with Data
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A book recommendation for budding data creatives: Storytelling with Data

For those seeking to extract more meaning from any data they have at their disposal – or even just hoping to minimise the mental or cognitive effort required of the audience, be it stakeholders, clients, customers, or even your bosses! – Storytelling with Data is an invaluable resource.

Tom McKenzie
Tom McKenzie
1 August 2019
Info session: PLA Evaluation Network Overview
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Info session: PLA Evaluation Network Overview

10 July 2019
New Feature: What is a benchmark?
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New Feature: What is a benchmark?

On May 18, 2019 we launched a new feature called ‘survey properties’. We wanted to talk about what it is, why it’s important and what it means for the future of Culture Counts.

4 July 2019
6 common survey biases and what to do about them
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6 common survey biases and what to do about them

It’s important your data is reliable if you want to make evidence-based decisions with confidence. A common roadblock to this is survey bias sneaking into evaluations and skewing results. We asked our resident Data Scientist to walk us through 6 common types of bias, and how to combat them.

Tom McKenzie
Tom McKenzie
4 July 2019
Webinar - Reflect for Success: Become a learning organisation
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Webinar - Reflect for Success: Become a learning organisation

6 June 2019
Achieve your mission with data
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Achieve your mission with data

Putting your data to work. This month's blog will discuss how your evaluation results can be used to learn, reflect and understand the extent to which each of your programs contributes to your overall mission.

Alison Lasek
Alison Lasek
4 June 2019