Member Webinar: Lean Data: streamlining measurement to increase value
When:19th April 2016 — from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Acumen’s Head of Impact Tom Adams will be talking about their pioneering approach to measuring impact, Lean Data. This approach takes lean experimentation principles and applies them to the collection of social impact data so that organisations can learn how to increase their impact and create more value in an efficient, meaningful and reliable way. Join us for an overview of Lean Data, some examples of their successful application and a summary of what lessons Lean Data might be able to teach the social impact world at large.
As Director of Impact for Acumen, Tom heads the organization’s work to understand the how and why of creating as well as improving social performance through patient capital investing. Prior to Acumen Tom worked for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), first as Country Economist in Nigeria and subsequently leading its private sector and climate change teams in Ethiopia. Tom has also worked as a diplomat for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as an Economic Advisor to various UK Government departments. He began his career working at Credit Suisse pricing derivatives.