Technologies and Tools for Impact Measurement
Zak Kaufman, Vera Solutions
With investors increasingly wishing to discriminate and invest based on impact return on investment, technology when used appropriately can make smart investing easier. Data-centric social enterprises Vera Solutions, Acumen Lean Data, and TaroWorks will share lessons on how technology can be used to measure impact in developed and developing economies. This session will cover the latest approaches to measuring impact - including lean data, offline mobile data collection, and online cloud-based solutions for managing, aggregating, and analyzing indicators. Get firsthand perspectives on how organizations globally are using technology to make data-informed decisions and leave with a framework for choosing the technologies and tools that work for your organization.
impact management, impact measurement, lean data, social impact
Zak Kaufman - Vera Solutions Elaine Chang - TaroWorks Sasha Dichter - Acumen Lean Data
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