Next up…

For the past few years, it’s been my privilege to help build and lead an incredible team at Reboot. However, like all good things, my time here is drawing to an end. What’s next? I’m not entirely sure. Every job is a chance to have an impact on the issues you care about, as well as…

Operational models: Adaptive management in Northern Karamoja

In chipping away at my “reports to read” pile, I found an excellent one from Mercy Corps and Engineers Without Borders Canada. “Navigating Complexity: Adaptive Management in the Northern Karamoja Growth, Health, and Governance Program” provides a great case study of how adaptive development ideas play out at the program management level. It earned kudos right off the bat for giving a clear…

Nudging the World Bank (and the sector) farther along

I have two new blog posts over on Reboot’s site, both focused on different aspects of the 2015 World Development Report: Mind, Society, and Behavior. If there’s an overall framing for both, it’s that the report shows the progress that we’ve made in our thinking across the sector, but it also represents how much farther we have…