The culture and capacity of the social sector is overly focused on the short-term delivery outputs of social products and services. It neglects the importance of developing a strong concept and continuously iterating the solution to increase its social value, user value and financial value.
A model to help social products, services and programmes work through three development stages in order to make the progress towards deep and lasting impact.
- Supported by 7 major UK funders
- 100+ social organisations consulted during development
Driving continuous improvement: Insights from funding social tech
November 2, 2017
Commentable version here. Report giving a set of 5 insights and 8 practical recommendations on how funders and social organisations can work together better to ensure that progress and improvement of social products, services and programmes is given adequate attention.
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Driving continuous improvement: lessons from funding social tech
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