Improve outcomes for the people and communities you care about

Our software, consultancy and training keeps your organisation focused on what matters.

Our approach is a powerful and effective way of demonstrating how your work makes a difference and how you can improve.

It can help you evidence and tell the story of your contribution to improving people's lives.

Our approach

What we offer

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Community of practice

Our community of practice provides a positive, constructive space for anyone working with OutNav and our approach to learn from each other. We run face to face events in Scotland and webinars.

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Training

We help you build the capacity and skills to work with outcomes evaluation through courses and in-house training. Sign up to our mailing list so we can let you know when we are launching the next set of events.

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Benefits of our approach

Our approach can be used by anyone:

  • For outcomes-based working

    Understand and map how your activities contribute to the outcomes that matter to you using our innovative outcome mapping approach.

    Hold outcome maps in our software OutNav, track and evidence your progress against them so that you can learn, improve and report to funders.

  • For evaluation

    Our software OutNav provides a single place for all your evaluation data and reporting.

    Map your theory of change, upload all your data sources, analyse data against outcome levels, and run attractive outcome-focused reports.

    Invite people to collect and load data straight into OutNav to save time and energy.

  • For improvement work

    Show how your improvement collaborative or initiative really makes a difference.

    Set out your key improvement actions, and track these to essential outcomes.

    Use the data you already collect on single initiatives to build up a picture of how the programme makes a difference.

    Tell this story to funders and stakeholders.

  • For partnership working

    Show how multiple partners contribute to the same outcomes.

    Understand and map each partner’s distinct contribution using our approach and pull together data in OutNav from across partners to demonstrate the difference your partnership has made to key outcomes.

    Give responsibility to each partner for their part in tracking the story.

  • For learning about innovation

    Focus on innovative change mechanisms and test how well they work.

    Our approach helps teams agree and articulate innovation and provides the tools and support to track and monitor change as it happens.

    This allows for learning and adaptation to ensure innovative projects meet their outcomes, and highlights the detail of what’s effective for sharing and spreading innovation.

  • For funders

    Set up and track multiple projects in one place using the same criteria.

    We can work with you to establish a theory of change for any specific funding stream, and to identify key measures.

    Using our software OutNav you can share this with each funded project, enabling them to track progress and report on outcomes directly in the tool, using the same methods across all projects.

    You can then monitor this and pull together show what difference the funding stream has made.

Organisations using our approach