What do you want from your data?

evaluand. Noun. (plural evaluands) Back formation from “evaluation;” the object of evaluation or that which is being evaluated; often in one of six categories – programs, policies, performances, products, personnel, and proposals.

Evaluand fills a different niche in the business of data collection, analysis, and reporting. Not a typical evaluation or research contractor, we provide industry, government, and education clients with customized planning, design, and capacity building to use data to answer their tough questions.

  • Research and development life cycle planning
  • Higher education, nonprofit, and developer research agenda building
  • K-12 education ESSA evidence-building studies
  • Research project coordination, management, and consulting
  • Operational data needs assessments and dashboard reporting development
  • Staff development to support data-driven planning or policy making
  • Internal evaluation capacity building for nonprofit and education agencies
  • External evaluation of grant-funded projects, including advisory panels
  • Substantive and study design reviews for grant funding decisions
  • Training to effectively contract and manage external evaluators

Evaluand can also deliver solutions to meet complex data needs by connecting clients with partner evaluation contractors, independent researchers, and web-based data system developers. Or let us worry about the details and manage deployment of your customized data use solution, including execution of turnkey systems designed to your specifications.