Report from a What Works Scotland event where 50 people from across Fife Council, the health, and voluntary sectors met to discuss how to get knowledge into action in Fife. It followed a previous national event on Getting Knowledge in Action in Public Services, held in Edinburgh earlier in 2015.
Karen Seditas offers an overview in May 2016 of What Works Scotland knowledge partners’ resources for Evidence to Action (E2A).
What Works Scotland co-director Dr Sarah Morton writes in January 2017 about the processes involved in setting up an evidence bank which allows public and voluntary sector partners to access existing research evidence to help decision-making.
Karen Seditas and Sarah Morton share details of the What Works Scotland Evidence Bank being developed from January 2015 to support the use of evidence in public service reform.
Coryn Barclay, Research Consultant at Fife Council, blogs about how research is the ‘secret weapon in public service reform’.
Joe Brady from the Scottish Refugee Council explains an organisational change process that led to a sharper focus on assets. Here, he explains how service redesign was achieved.