What we do
- Apply our unique understanding of local context
- Conduct research, analysis and evaluation
- Interpret and guide clients on how data can inform their strategic direction and decision making
- Build capacity in research
We deploy our core capabilities across the Strategic Communication, International Development, and Global Media practice areas, click on each capability to learn more.
Research Innovation and Design – a rich toolbox of traditional and new research methods and analytical frameworks to ensure we are answering and asking the right questions, employing the most feasible and cost-effective approaches, and creating clarity out of complexity.
Global Insight and Counsel – data- and insight-driven research and counsel based on understanding the views and habits of populations around the world, particularly in challenging research environments.
Hard-to-Reach Populations – a proven track record in designing and implementing research and evaluation reaching urban, rural and remote communities; those at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP); and populations in fragile-states and conflict or post-conflict areas.
Capacity Strengthening – on-site training and mentoring to local partners and clients covering the full spectrum of the research and evaluation process from strategic planning and indicator setting through research design, data collection plan and analysis.
Knowledge Production, Dissemination and Sharing– user-friendly analytical frameworks; data visualization, mapping and query tools; and web portals to prioritize and convey complex research findings and to create lasting learning. (For an example, see www.audiencescapes.org)
Digital Strategy and Measurement - clear and actionable strategic consultancy and evaluation services to maximize the impacts of digital engagement and investment return.
Monitoring and Evaluation – contextually-driven and multi-method approaches to measuring how programs meet the needs of target populations and stakeholders; whether they achieve their objecties, and whether they have a lasting and enabling impact.