Building leaderships for data demand and use: a facilitator's guide

2020-01-22 connect guideline learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making

This guide aims to provide the conceptual basis for leading data use within an organization or program, or at the national, state, or district level of government. It includes a variety of leadership, management, and data demand and use (DDU) tools created by MEASURE Evaluation partners to facilitate the sustainable use of data in decision making. The specific learning objectives are to:

  • raise awareness of the importance of data in decision making
  • define the role of leadership in promoting sustainable data use
  • build individual and team capacity to apply DDU concepts, approaches, and tools
  • promote and sustain them through strong leadership
  • develop and implement specific plans to overcome barriers to data use