Click an approach on the left to navigate to it Beneficiary Assessment An approach that focuses on assessing the value of an intervention as perceived by the intended beneficiaries, thereby aiming to give voice to their priorities and concerns.
While this helps one understand, what is known about the subject, it also directs towards the unknown. These are explained below: White Hat: with this thinking hat, you focus on the available data. For example, 'Randomized Controlled Trials' RCTs use a combination of the options random sampling, control group and standardised indicators and measures.
Also, think how others could react emotionally. Click an approach on the left to navigate to it Utilisation-Focused Evaluation An approach to decision-making in evaluation that involves identifying the primary intended users and uses of an evaluation and then making all decisions in terms of the evaluation design and plan with reference to these.
You can now find it in a new edition. Click an approach on the left to navigate to it Realist Evaluation An approach especially to impact evaluation which examines what works for whom in what circumstances through what causal mechanisms, including changes in the reasoning and resources of participants.
It's also a powerful decision-checking technique in group situations, as everyone explores the situation from each perspective at the same time. The economy may be about to experience a downturn, in which case the building could sit empty or only partially occupied for a long time.
They can see that the amount of available office space in their city is dwindling, and they calculate that, by the time a new office block would be completed, existing space will be in extremely short supply.
A variant of this technique is to look at problems from the point of view of different professionals for example, doctors, architects or sales directors or different customers.
Testers frequently face the challenge of delivering results without having enough time to plan and design their tests. More often than not, it is assumed to be a random or ad-hoc form of testing which lacks structure and planning; when in fact, exploratory testing should be performed as a well thought-out process.