Improving how we measure impact - a round-up of projects and approaches

For the last couple of years, the engine room has been exploring how to measure whether technology for transparency and accountability (tech-for-T&A) projects actually have an impact. It’s an area filled with lengthy evaluation reports and endless discussions on methodologies, but few solid conclusions. Dip even a cautious toe into these murky waters and you’ll find a researcher complaining that the evidence available is ‘weak’ or ‘uneven, piecemeal and scattered‘.