Introducing Dynamic Reporting for Strengthening Development Ecosystems

Rachel DickinsonRebooting Systems

Three and a half years ago, Root Change launched the Pando platform. Using collective intelligence to crowdsource relationship and feedback data, Pando is an online participatory network mapping tool that makes it possible to visualize, learn from, and engage with the systems where you work. The technology is the culmination of more than a decade of experience providing training and …

Pando Equity Mock Report

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The Pando Equity Report is part of our Pando tool suite and draws from social network analysis (SNA) and feedback data to help users learn more about equity and local ownership in the systems where they are working. Analytics included in this report are based on our Pando Local Learning System (LLS) White Paper that we co-wrote with our partner …

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Video: Introducing the Malawi Social Impact Network Map

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In 2019, Segal Family Foundation (SFF) launched the Malawi Social Impact Network Map on Pando with the goal of learning more about the organizations and relationships that make up the innovation ecosystem in Malawi and better supporting the networking of social entrepreneurs. Made up of more than 575 organizations and 850 relationships to date, the map has become a resource …

Video: Rwanda Innovation Map Launch

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Root Change has been collaborating with Segal Family Foundation (SFF) Rwanda to support its work with the Social Impact Incubator (SII) since 2020. We’re working together to understand and strengthen the Rwanda innovation ecosystem, improve SFF’s relationships with the entrepreneurs it supports, and adapt and improve SII’s program offering using feedback loops and network mapping. During this virtual event in …

White Paper: Pando Localization Learning System

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The Pando LLS White Paper lays out the theory and methodology behind the Pando Localization Learning System. It describes why a new theory of measurement for localization is needed, how system-based approaches of network analysis and qualitative feedback provide a solution, details on of a set of four localization metrics, how they are measured, and how the participatory measurement system …

Overview: Pando Localization Learning System (LLS)

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Pando Localization Learning System (LLS) is a new set of measures and an approach that helps projects and practitioners track progress towards strengthening local systems to own and lead initiatives that address development problems. The heart of the LLS is a dynamic online platform called Pando that collects social network analysis and qualitative feedback data to inform a set of …

Video: Getting Started with Pando

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Pando is a dynamic online platform that uses network maps and feedback surveys to visualize, learn from, and engage with development systems. This 5-minute tutorial video uses voice over and screenshots to walk users through how to create an account and complete their relationship and profile information. It is also a great resource for anyone looking to learn more about …

Online Course: Thinking and Working in Systems

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Root Change developed this course in collaboration with the Aga Khan Foundation to equip staff and civil society leaders with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to map, analyse, and strengthen systems.  Click here to access the course. The course is made up of four modules, each consisting of several video lessons: 1) Introduction to Systems Thinking; 2) Systems …