*Note: In the article below, “person” or “people” refers to people who receive Medicaid HCBS waiver services.
At The Improve Group, we’re always looking for ways to be more person-centered in our work and our language.
Ope—have you heard the news? The American Evaluation Association annual conference is taking place in our backyard this year! We send a cohort of IG-ers to the conference every year—whether it is in Washington, D.C., Cleveland, or Atlanta—and so are excited to host all our evaluation friends and colleagues here this year!
Over the summer we said a bittersweet goodbye to Jennifer Obinna, one of The Improve Group’s Directors of Consulting and a member of our organization since 2013. Jennifer is returning to independent consulting, which she did before joining IG. While we will miss Jennifer’s presence in the office, we are glad she will continue to be a resource for when her skills can complement ours, and vice versa.
Hi, I'm Isabel Marsh, an Associate Consultant here at The Improve Group (IG).
Hi, I’m Nick Stilp, an Associate Consultant here at The Improve Group and I’m thrilled to tell you about process mapping for this month’s IG-ology. Before we dive into the value and benefits, let’s first get a better understanding of what exactly process mapping is.
Hi, I’m Jill Lipski Cain, a Managing Consultant here at IG.
We are always looking for creative ways to communicate evaluation findings, especially when it can make our work more accessible to those who participated.
That’s why for a recent project, we used a podcast to share some of what emerged in the evaluation.
Hey! Courtney Clingan here – I’m a Senior Consultant at The Improve Group, and I’ve become known around the office as IG’s “Logic Model Maven!” These popular planning tools help organizations produce a concise visualization of all of a program’s components and how they fit together to make change and achieve program goals.