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EES is proud to launch its new podcast series EvalEdge, which will focus on the use of frontier technology in evaluation and on methods to evaluate innovations.

To learn more about the focus of the EvalEdge podcast series, and to see the bios of the podcast team members, visit the EES EvalEdge page.

EvalEdge Episode 8

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EvalEdge Episode 8 by Podcast Production Team In this episode, we talk with Burt Perrin on how to evaluate innovative products and systems. A former Secretary-General of EES and recognized leader in the evaluation field internationally, he has over 40 years experience working on his “obsession” of making evaluating useful. Featuring podcast team members Tom Ling and Mariana Branco. Click here to listen to the podcast, and make sure to check out his blog expanding on the podcast’s themes.

 

EvalEdge Episode 7

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In this episode, we talk with Simon Langan, Director of Digital Innovations at International Water Management Institute (IWMI, part of CGIAR), on how they are using Digital Innovation for Bridging Evaluation & Research for agriculture and water systems projects.

Featuring podcast team members Valentine Ghandi, Tom Ling, and May Pettigrew. Click here to listen to the podcast.

EvalEdge Episode 6

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In this 2-part episode, we follow up with the speakers from our January webinar Michael Bamberger, Veronica Olazabal, and Peter York to talk about the pros and cons of both data science and evaluation in assessing attribution and causality, and how these fields can better work together. Featuring podcast team members Valentine Ghandi, Tom Ling and Alena Lappo.

Click here (Part 1) and here (Part 2) to listen to the podcast.

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EvalEdge Episode 5

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In this episode, we talk with Petrarca Karetji, head of the Pulse Lab Jakarta, on how to use big data for Policy and Evaluations. More information on the Pulse Lab Jakarta can be found here. Featuring podcast team members Valentine Ghandi, Alena Lappo, Mariana Branco, Tom Ling, and Lauren Weiss.

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EvalEdge Episode 4

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In this episode, members of the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) explains some of their innovative practices in evaluating IFC’s Blended Finance projects. Featuring podcast team members Mariana Branco, Alena Lappo and Tom Ling.  Click here to listen to the podcast.

Find the full report here and blog here.

EvalEdge Episode 3

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In this episode, we continue our discussion with Michael Cooper, MEAL and Blockchain Advisor about Evaluating Blockchain: Designing to Learn so we Can Learn to Design. Featuring podcast team members Mariana Branco, Valentine Ghandi, Alena Lappo, Tom Ling and May Pettigrew.

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EvalEdge Episode 2

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In this episode, we begin to explore the use of blockchain in evaluation and international development with Michael Cooper, MEAL and Blockchain Advisor. Featuring podcast team members Mariana Branco, Valentine Ghandi, Alena Lappo, Tom Ling and May Pettigrew.

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EvalEdge Episode 1

by Podcast Production Team

For our first podcast we chat with Linda Raftree from MERL Tech about innovative examples of using big data, the ethical considerations to be aware of, and much more! Featuring podcast team members Mariana Branco, Valentine Ghandi, Alena Lappo, Tom Ling and May Pettigrew.

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Introduction EvalEdge Podcast

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 Learn about why the EES created this podcast, and what you can expect from future episodes. Featuring podcast team members Mariana Branco, Valentine Ghandi, Alena Lappo, Tom Ling and May Pettigrew.

 Click here to listen to the podcast.

EvalEdge Episode 8: How To – and How Not To - Evaluate Innovation
Download EvalEdge Episode 7 - Digital Innovation for Bridging Evaluation & Research – a Case Study on agriculture and water systems from CGIAR/IWMI
Download EvalEdge Episode 6 - Data science and evaluation approaches to attribution and causality Part 1&2
Episode-part-1-audio-only.mp3 (40 downloads) Episode-part-2-audio-only.mp3 (34 downloads)

Watch the EvalEdge Episode 6 Part 1 here.
Watch the EvalEdge Episode 6 Part 2 here.

Download EvalEdge Episode 5 - A conversation with Petrarca Karetji, Head of Pulse Lab, Jakarta
Download EvalEdge Episode 4 - A conversation with the World Bank IEG on how to evaluate: Blended Finance
Download EvalEdge Episode 3 - Evaluating Blockchain (Part 2)
Download EvalEdge Episode 2 - Evaluating Blockchain (Part 1)
Download EvalEdge Episode 1 - Emerging Tech and Evaluation