Will artificial intelligence replace us as evaluators?Technological progress can make jobs obsolete, will evaluators follow suit?
Evaluators are interpreters. What about ChatGPT?Is Artificial Intelligence smart enough to make our evaluation work easier, and how far we can go with using it?
- Technical Paper
Can Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Theory-Driven Complex Program Evaluation?This paper was prepared by the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank for international development specialists, with both evaluation professionals and nutrition sector practitioners in mind. It presents the methodology and results used to pilot and test the applicability, usefulness, and...
- Guidance Document
Using big data for impact evaluationsThis Methods Brief by the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) takes a step-by-step, practical approach to guide researchers designing impact evaluations based on big data. The amount of big data available has exploded with recent innovations in satellites, sensors...
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EvalForward Talks - Remote evaluations during COVID-19: how can we cope and adapt? What are the best solutions?
Evaluation in the age of big data: Opportunities and challenges in agriculture and food securityMost evaluations require adjusting methodology to real-world constraints, whether they be economic, technical, organizational, political, or related to time or data.
Integrating Big Data into the Monitoring and Evaluation of Development ProgrammesThis report published by the UN Global Pulse provides guidelines for evaluators, evaluation and programme managers, policy makers and funding agencies on how to take advantage of the rapidly emerging field of big data in the design and implementation of systems for monitoring and evaluating...
Measuring results and impacts in the age of Big Data: the Nexus of Evaluation, Analytics, and Digital TechnologyIn this report published by the Rockfeller Foundation, Peter York, Michael Bamberger and Veronica OlazabaI take an in-depth look at how new information technologies will dramatically impact how we track progress and assess impact of programs and policies. With the rapid expansion of big data and...
Can technology connect the dots for development evaluation?Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a part of everyone's daily landscape. We are all drowning in data.
Information and Communication Technologies for Development EvaluationThe evolution and proliferation of Information and Communication Technologies, as well as their increasing accessibility and affordability, is having a great impact on lives, work and opportunities. This trend is being analysed in a broad range of fields, including development, where it has led to a
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Information and Communication Technologies for Development Evaluation