If one organisation shares its due diligence or capacity assessment of a partner with another organisation, it is sometimes called passporting
From the Blog on efficiency
What an efficient system looks like to provide aid to the majority looks different than an efficient system to provide aid to the margins.
New Models Required
The models that brought us growth and efficiency will also be our demise. It is a race to the bottom; someone will always be cheaper than us.
Efficiency and Wonder
In our idolisation of efficiency, Scrooge would be proud. We have sucked the joy out of work and life in the name of efficiency.
Do the next thing
Doing the next thing enables us to see that what appears as efficiency for us may be the exact thing that causes problems ‘down the line’
UK Lockdown: Efficient Inequality
Efficiency can be helpful. If we choose to look at efficiency and equality through the lens of the most vulnerable in our communities, not the majority.
Assembly Line Time
We measure the throughput rate of our registration and distribution activities like a factory assembly line. We forget they are human.
When ‘inefficient’ is actually ‘efficient’
Depending on our metrics, what is considered inefficient might just be the most efficient way to doing something. Are we measuring goals or activities?
Beyond ‘there’s an app for that’
Going digital often is a resource allocation question, which communicates our values. We can become more ‘robot-like’ or we can ‘care’ more.