Researchers conducted a scoping exercise to help plan and prepare for a more systematic and complete evaluation of the Health Innovation Network's Communities of Practice, while also providing immediate evidence to help CoPs improve their effectiveness.
Funders may request an exploratory evaluation before a programme begins, to help ensure it meets its the intended outcomes.
If an ongoing programme requires an intervention, we conduct complex, real-time evaluations that inform course correction and support organisational learning.
When a programme ends, decisionmakers want to know the effect it has had. We conduct outcome evaluations that determine how best to understand and measure the programme's results.