Two Americas: A Better Way To Measure How We Are Really Doing
By including health, education and income in defining a good life, we can more accurately measure progress -- and drive change -- than we do by focusing on economic indicators alone.
Direct Measures of Low Cardio Fitness Better Predict Mortality
Cardiorespiratory fitness estimated or measured by peak VO2 works to predict risk for future mortality, but evidence sows that directly measured values are an even more accurate indicator.
What would a better measure of congestion look like? Unpacking an alternative
USDOT's draft rule that will govern how states and metro areas will have to measure and address congestion would define "success" in incredibly outdated ways. In a webinar earlier this week, we discussed better ways to measure congestion and a proposal we're sending to USDOT.
How to Measure Height without Tape Measure
You are out somewhere in a hilly area and there are big and small mountains as far as you can see. All of a sudden you come across a mountain whose height impresses you and you want to know how high it actually is. Measuring the height of that landmark through a conventional measuring tape …
How Can You Measure Innovation in Diagnostic Imaging?
How can you measure innovation in diagnostic imaging and health IT? Patents and industry recognition are a good start.
How Do You Measure Innovation Fitness?
Unfortunately, too many organizations suffer from overweight bureaucracies, which crush employee enthusiasm and creativity. Rather than seizing on high potential opportunities and championing a bright future, they procrastinate and deny market realities. These out-of-shape organizations find themselves falling behind on a quarterly basis because they are unable to think differently, decide quickly, and collaborate effectively. They are simply not fit enough to successfully compete and win…
How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)
Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.
How a small change will reduce distortion in measuring innovation
A major economic development organization's definition of innovation just changed.
How Can Finance Measure Innovation? Here Are 13 Ideas.
Innovation is critical for organizations because it establishes a foundation for long-term survival. How can finance measure innovation? Simple—inspect what you expect.
How does Anthem foster innovation?
Learn more about our Innovation Studio in Atlanta, GA. antheminc.com/careers
Why the Poverty Measure (and How It’s Measured) Matters
OMB proposed changes to how poverty is measured. The proposed changes would have damaging effects on individuals, families and communities.
How Sugar Beets Symbolize Innovation in Government
In Karen Thoreson's world, few things are ruled out as a possibility for improving public services.
Measuring What Matters
This post reviews several whole-student outcome frameworks, particularly those that attempt to describe and measure productive dispositions and habits.
How to Measure Magnification
If you ever try to see an object through a magnifying glass, it looks bigger than the actual size. This apparent size of the object when viewed through a magnifying glass keeps changing as an observer moves the magnifying glass away and close to the object regularly. Hence, the working of a magnifying glass makes the …
Survey: Help Us Make Bank Innovation Better (and Win $100)
In its ongoing pursuit to be the go-to hub for fintech insights and ideas, Bank Innovation has garnered a dedicated following of more than 65,000 monthly readers, nearly 40,000 Twitter followers, and almost 21,000 exclusive LinkedIn group members. Most of our best coverage comes directly from our audience, so we ask you: How can we make Bank Innovation better? Please take a moment to complete our reader survey. The results will be used by the editors of Bank Innovation to further improve the…
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Measuring the Right Stuff....And Why it Matters
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Resources for Measuring What Matters
I've been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement. Last week, I came across this excellent deck and blog post from the Knight Foundation's VP of Strategy and Assessment, Mayur
How to Make the Case for Innovation
IHI Chief Innovation and Education Officer Kedar Mate, MD, offers guidance on how a health care organization might create its own internal structure to support innovation.
What Are IHI’s Secrets to Innovation?
Dr. Kedar Mate explains how the Institute for Healthcare Improvement approaches innovation in health care.