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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

December 11th, 2012 · Comments

In this episode Kylie and James debrief their respective weeks in evaluation and end up covering a multitude of subjects including re-discovering one's stats skills, evaluator objectivity, and reporting to senior execs.

To see the Chris Lysy cartoon we reference click here.

Here's an example of the Post-it note technique Kylie refers to:


And the stock photo:


"Help, my son is a stock photo photographer..."

And here's the link to the Government of Canada's Treasury Board report, "2011 Health of the Evaluation Function" that we...uh...didn't get around to discussing.

Until next time,

James and Kylie

Tags: Evaluation Reporting · Effective Presentation · Miscellaneous

Seven Deadly Sins of Evaluation

September 29th, 2012 · Comments

The name of this episode says it all. Have a listen and let us know what you think.

By the way, here's the scene we mentioned from Barton Fink.

Are we missing any sins? You can add them in the Comments box below.


Kylie & James

Tags: Evaluation Reporting · Miscellaneous

AEA’s Potent Presentations Initiative

August 17th, 2012 · Comments

In this podcast we feature our first guest, Stephanie Evergreen, Data Visualization Diva and Director of the AEA's new Potent Presentations Initiative (P2i).

As always, note that the views of our speakers do not necessarily represent their employers or clients.

Here are some of the links that Stephanie mentions:

Any comments you'd like to share?  Leave them below.

Kylie and James

Tags: Evaluation Reporting · Effective Presentation

Evaluation Reporting

August 8th, 2012 · Comments

Hi Everyone!

Here's our 2nd podcast in which we talk about the need for more effective evaluation reporting and some of ways to achieve this.

Below are links to some of the resources we refer to during the podcast:

We'd love to hear your feedback. Please feel free to add comments below or send us an email.


James & Kylie

Tags: Evaluation Reporting

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