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Illustrating Realist Evaluation with Cartoons

I was recently commissioned by the RAMESES II project (funded by *NIHR) to draw a series of cartoons on realist evaluation.  They have been made available for royalty-free use at ramesesproject.org, along with a collection of other realist evaluation resources. I have also added all the cartoons to the gallery on my Pinterest page. In this…

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Illustrating Models and Theories of Change

The research and evaluation worlds are filled with boxes and arrows.  The models that are built this way become central to how projects are imagined and evaluated. As an exercise in program design or research design, I think your everyday box and arrow type of model is fine.  But when it comes time to disseminate,…

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Tableau Dashboards

We collect tons of data every single minute of every single day.  Unfortunately, not all of that data is in a format or location where we could access it and start to understand the lessons embedded within. If you do find yourself with a lot of data, building a dashboard could help pave the way…

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Vector and Interactive Infographics

Today’s reporting needs are diverse. No more getting by with a long end of year report and a couple of briefs.  Contemporary reports are layered collections of social media images, print one-pagers, posters, infographics, websites, and videos. I design infographics using professional vector graphic design tools.  By creating graphics using math instead of pixels, you…

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Charts and Illustration

Simple is hard, but it’s not impossible. Charts and Models Models don’t have to be boring tables. We can use simple illustration and color to help our models stand out and deliver the information we want them to deliver. Simple illustrations, in the forms of icons, and short narrative sentences can completely transform a model.  Turning…

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Social Media Content Strategy

There was a time when using the web just meant putting up a simple business webpage or uploading your report to your organization site.  But times have changed. If you actually care about reaching your audience or finding new clients, you need a strategy.  Here is the one I use with my clients. 1. Funnel…

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