Closing the Loop

Feedback Labs (FBL) is embarking on a new blog series, Closing the Loop.  Based on the experience and insights of our twenty members and many other “friends” of the Labs, we will use this series to explore the role of feedback in the world of aid and philanthropy.  We tie together what we know (and don't know) from theoretical and empirical research, giving you informed views and provocations on why closing the feedback loop can be:

  • The right thing to do
  • The smart thing to do
  • The feasible thing to do

Practical Adaptation Network Closes First Sprint

A leadership compact signed by champions from 14 different international development organizations. A burgeoning online…

Focus on People and Stop the Hashtag Activism, Already

A Response to “What is my role in the story of poverty’s end?”

Citizen engagement: What can we learn from digital campaigns organisations?

A mid-term update from our Collaboration Fund Winners

The Open (Data) Market

Open licensing privatizes technology and data usability. How does that affect equality and accessibility?
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Does polling make for good feedback?

Donald Trump led the polls but lost the caucus. Can we trust the polls to…

Using citizen feedback to improve services for earthquake victims in Nepal

A mid-term update from our Collaboration Fund Winners

Feedback: an Origins Story

Why does feedback mean different things for different people?

10 Things from the Feedback Summit

Some reflections to keep us on our toes

Do you still use the word “beneficiary”?

It matters how we choose our words. Today, the word "beneficiary" is being replaced with…

When the Patient Knows Best

Published: July 29, 2015 Author: Renee Ho In this piece, we look at how acceptable…