April 30, 2015 - 11:50am
March 25, 2015 - 1:18pm

March is an exciting month for evaluators in Minnesota. The annual Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) Spring Training event brought over 250 professionals together to exchange tools and ideas for evaluation. Representing the Improve Group, we were among this year’s many insightful presenters.

March 25, 2015 - 1:10pm

A 2001 study published in the American Journal of Public Health reached out to over 100 people with very different life experiences to answer the question “What does the word community mean to you?” You might find your own answer to the question in their responses:

February 19, 2015 - 2:27pm

We love our interns!  The Improve Group has hosted interns for the past 10 years. Having an internship program brings added excitement to the work we already love to do. It supports our value of collaboration and inclusiveness, strengthens our growth through mutual learning, and contributes new perspectives to our team.  We regularly take a look at our internship program for relevance and value, and in this our 15th business year, we are making plans to further enrich the experience. 

February 19, 2015 - 2:27pm
December 18, 2014 - 1:40pm
November 25, 2014 - 3:49pm

On April 24, 2014, the Minnesota legislature passed the Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) Act.

November 20, 2014 - 3:26pm

When I attended the recent 2014 American Evaluation Association national conference in Denver, I sought out several sessions focused on the evaluation of work by coalitions and collaboratives. Among the many fascinating topics to explore at the conference, why focus here?

snail climbing a twig with the words, aspirational, ongoing, developmental, active
October 30, 2014 - 11:10am

Think of a time in your professional experience when you were really aware of the need for cultural competency.

October 30, 2014 - 11:09am

Spooky Stories pumpkinAny profession has its own set of terrors and spooky stories... Just for Halloween the Improve Group brings you an evaluator’s terrifying trifecta!