We produce many evaluations and a huge amount of evidence each year – but how much information are we really digesting?
Michael Quinn Patton, Founder and CEO of Utilization-Focused Evaluation, says that the most notable trend emerging among leading evaluators today is the increased importance of visuals. Visual tools, such as animation, infographics, and the use of graphic recording to present text and pictures during presentations, can help to transform complex information into more comprehensive “thinking tools”. However, many people might see visuals as less important or even childish.
In my role as WFP’s Regional Evaluation Officer for Asia and