Feedback Labs members discuss the top 8 things to pay attention to
Louis Dorval from Voto Mobile talks to Feedback Labs about using mobile phone technology to hear from citizens in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
Can providers of public goods and services do a good job if they cannot empathize with their beneficiaries?
After its 2014 scandal, the VA is collecting feedback to prevent killing its own constituents.
Does the development sector need its own WikiLeaks? Would incorporating citizen feedback early and regularly improve projects and reduce the need for whistleblowing?
How do we make sure that tech doesn’t amplify structural disparities? How do we use it to be more inclusive?
Peter Senge explains how reports are not knowledge. Knowledge– defined as the capacity for effective change– requires learning and learning requires failure. To learn, the bank needs to create a safe place for failure.
Feedback Labs met with the World Bank’s Ken Chomitz, co-author of the upcoming World Development Report: Internet for Development. How might ICT change how the World Bank listens to citizens? Can it move away from centrally-planned projects?
We want to know if our social programs are working. But when, really, do we know? And
why do we often make the implicit assumption that positive change is linear across time? Feedback Labs looks at a recent evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity — a program that began in 1994.
You need “proof” of your problem (i.e. data) to show your local politicians. What if you could get this proof easily and cheaply?