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Demonstrating impact in the civic tech field can be hard. In this section of the guide, you will find tools that can be used by governments, organizations and communities to track performance, collect data and manage impact. In addition to resources for building monitoring and evaluating systems, you can explore databases to analyze public policy or researches on how entities and nonprofits that use tech and data are generating positive effects.

 

Impact Tracker Tech Catalog

A FREE ONLINE CATALOG OF AFFORDABLE, SIMPLE TOOLS TO HELP YOU COLLECT DATA, COMMUNICATE WITH CLIENTS, AND MEASURE IMPACT

The democratic potential of civic applications

This study introduces a framework for evaluating the democratic potential of civic apps, distinguishing six criteria: inclusiveness, deliberation, influence, publicity, mobilization, and knowledge production.

ImpactMapper

Visualize your impact, track data trends, and share the stories that matter most.

Measuring the Impact of Open Data

Strong evidence on the long-term impact of open data is scarce, so we're developing a body of research to better evaluate the impact of digital transparency initiatives.

Network Impact Civic Tech Assessment Reports

The civic tech field has expanded so widely in recent years, it’s hard to think of a major city or an area of civic life that these technologies don’t touch. In this dynamic environment, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has been a field leader, investing over $25 million since 2010 in projects […]

Participation 2.0? Crowdsourcing Participatory Development @ DFID

We use the concepts of platform politics and voice to show that while Amplify managers and designers invested time and resources to include the voices of Amplify beneficiaries on the platform and elicit their feedback on projects supported via the platform, no meaningful participation took place.

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