What we talk about when we talk about “experimentation”

Source: Exploring the unobvious: why governments need to experiment outside their comfort zone

Experimentation helps you explore the unobvious space

Source: Based on Christian Bason (2010)

“Innovation amateurs talk good ideas; innovation experts talk testable hypotheses.” -Michael Schrage

Experimentation and Uncertainty

Source: Why there’s no innovation without experimentation

Experimentation to tackle plastic waste in Pakistan

Source: Decision tree for running experiments
Some glimpses of our exploration journey to find testable hypotheses

Spreading our bets in a portfolio of experiments

Creating multiple intervention points to shift the complex system

Source: UNDP Accelerator Labs

What are we getting out of experimentation for development?

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Building the world’s largest learning network around development challenges. 91 Labs in 115 countries. http://acceleratorlabs.undp.org/

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UNDP Accelerator Labs

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Building the world’s largest learning network around development challenges. 91 Labs in 115 countries. http://acceleratorlabs.undp.org/

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