Technology

Zone of Impact

A school-based collective impact project in West Dallas, Texas, is yielding lessons on how to compile and use big data.

In recent years, the idea of “collective impact” has become a staple of conversation within the social sector. Collective impact initiatives have been relatively successful at the “collective” part—at getting stakeholders around a table to build trust and to identify common goals. But many initiatives have struggled when it comes to the “impact” part. How can the leaders of a collective impact effort determine whether they are truly helping to solve the large-scale problem that...


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