Entries by Jenny Riley

5 Key Learnings on Digitalising Evaluation

Before taking on a new role, our Chief Digital Officer Jenny Riley shares insights from her time building a new business area for Clear Horizon – evaluating digital interventions – learnings which have rapidly become all-too-applicable to anyone working in today’s evaluation and social impact space.

COVID-19 screwed your MEL plans? What next.

It might be the least of your worries in this time of COVID-19, but measurement, evaluation and learning (MEL) has a crucial role to play to help organisations adapt. Understandably, in these last few weeks many social change and government organisations have been focusing on emergency response activities – moving their programs online, offering previously […]

Big promises and digital staff

Reflections on the first Digital Transformation Summit by Jen Riley, CIO at Clear Horizon I arrived 2 hours late to the Digital Transformation Summit in Canberra because something had gone wrong with Microsoft which caused havoc with aviation booking systems. The incident was a salient reminder of how dependent we are on technology. The embracing […]

GovComms podcast – Social problems & digital solutions

Jen Riley our Digital Transformation lead recently spoke with David Pembroke on a GovComms podcast.  The topic of discussion was Social problems & digital solutions. Areas discussed in this episode: The importance of simplicity in communication Preparing an evaluation checklist The qualities of a good evaluator The shifting focus from output to outcomes The impact of […]