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How to encourage engagement in virtual meetings? NEW
euforic 1 Week, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Virtual meetings are here to stay. Increasingly, organizations in our sectors are promoting the use of online web conferencing and web gathering tools to organize learning events, team and project meetings, information sharing sessions, etc. Budget c...
Agknowledge Share Fair - Recordings of virtual and blended sessions NEW
euforic 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
As I wrote in my last post, we recently supported 4 sessions from the Agknowledge Share Fair in Addis with options for remote participation.If you hadn't have the chance to attend the event in Addis or online, here's where you can watch the recording...
Blending online and offline meetings - 5 short lessons from Addis Share Fair NEW
euforic 1 Month, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Earlier this week, we supported 4 sessions from the Agknowledge Share Fair in Addis with options for remote participation. As well as giving people that could not travel to Addis the opportunity to participate in part of the event, for us this was al...
Learn with us online at the ‘AgKnowledge Innovation' Process Share Fair NEW
euforic 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
On 25 and 26 May, we'll be joining the ILRI communications and KM group in Addis Ababa and several partners in the AgKnowledge Innovation' Process Share Fair.The focus of the event is on the "design and delivery of truly effective ‘process&rsqu...
Role of technology in knowledge sharing: the case of DECCMA NEW
euforic 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
A couple of months back I blogged about the project we had last year with IDRC, to set up a collaborative KM platform based in the Google Apps for Work for their CARIAA research programme - and the subsequent work to create an M&E dashboard using...
Measuring the quality and reach of a curated news highlights service NEW
euforic 2 Months, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
In my previous blog post, I introduced the process and tools we’re using to publish a monthly curated news update about about water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) as part of the work we are doing to support KM in the Building Demand for Sanitat...
A curated news highlight service using Wordpress and Mailchimp NEW
euforic 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
With all the news sources that are available out there and are populating our email boxes and social newsfeeds, how do you help reduce the noise to signal ratio? And how do you measure if what you’re doing is valued and used by the people that...
Learning & KS - "prod, shove, jolt, or nudge"? NEW
euforic 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
“An organisation or programme’s development depends on the quality of interchange and group reflection going on among the staff” (EIU, 1996) We know what works. The best Development practice has always centred on learning collective...
Five things I learned about running online webinars NEW
euforic 3 Months, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Online webinars have become a popular form of online product, especially for trainings and learning events. However, have you ever participated in one of these online sessions, where you just sit in front of your screen, a presenter goes through the...
Supermetrics: how to easily collect Analytics and YouTube data NEW
euforic 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 40 Minutes ago
Collecting and charting data from your YouTube and Google Analytics can be a time consuming process and not a very enjoyable one, as I’m sure you are aware of...But there’re some good news here. And it’s called Supermetrics.What is...
Learning - sharing what we know we know NEW
euforic 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 11 Minutes ago
Here's a terrible story whose details we'll hide. It’s from an excellent, well regarded development agency where around 1998 a smart, experienced project manager learned in a country programme that a particular approach didn’t work, it up...
Power up your Google Sheets with Apps Scripts NEW
euforic 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Google Sheets and Docs are very powerful, flexible tools for data collection and analysis. But do you know that there's a lot more you can do with both Sheets and Docs, using free tools or just a bit of extra coding? And even if you are not a program...
How to create an M&E dashboard using Google Apps NEW
euforic 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
Last year we did a fair amount of work with IDRC to set up a KM platform for a new collaborative research program. In the follow up to that project, we developed an M&E system for the program, using the same technology infrastructure used to buil...
R4D dashboard: Visualize web access to DFID funded research NEW
euforic 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
Collecting traffic and usage statistics for a website or portal can be a very time consuming and tedious task. And in most cases you end up compiling monthly or quarterly report for managers and donors that will be shared as email attachments - and a...
How to create a monitoring and evaluation dashboard NEW
euforic 4 Months, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
So you have a website, a blog, the usual social media channels on Twitter/Facebook/YouTube, maybe a series of RSS feeds. On top of this, your organization or research programme also publishes original content, or indexes content produced by others in...
Facilitating emergent conversations – variants on Samoan Circles and Fishbowls NEW
euforic 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Trying to ensure that the brains and experience of all participants are brought into the room is one of the more enjoyable challenges of facilitation. It’s mainly a question of finding the right balance of different approaches since there are s...
How do we know we’re learning? NEW
euforic 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
“We will live or die by our critical reflection and ability to internalize learning”, said Darren Saywell, Wash Director, Plan International, in a recent online Q&A on sanitation. That “there is an over-emphasis on Knowledg...
Collaboration for teams and projects using Google Apps NEW
euforic 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Online collaboration is a fact of life in International Development programmes. Teams and individuals are scattered across organizations, across countries and regions, as well as time zones. Sadly, we hear more grumbling about platforms and processes...
Payment by Results - the conversation continues NEW
euforic 7 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The Vietnamese Women’s Union (VWU) is a key partner in the sanitation program run by Thrive Networks (ex East Meets West). Keen to understand how the program operates on the ground, and especially to understand more about the Payment by Re...
Learning in CHOBA – an Output Based sanitation programme in Vietnam NEW
euforic 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Output Based Aid (OBA) – or Payment by Results (PBR) is a controversial approach to the funding of Development programmes. It’s radically different to what we might call the trust-based approaches that have been dominant in Development an...