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Our Network Briefs are short overviews of a network science, leadership or evaluation topic. They’re more focused than many of our other resources and easy to download, print or share with others. Use the filter and search feature on the left to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Network Evaluation Framework Brief

Network Evaluation Framework Brief

Here at Visible Network Labs, we use our own framework for conducting network evaluations. We created it iteratively through dozens of surveys, interviews and evaluations with networks and collaboratives in a variety of sectors. The result is an evaluation framed with four different areas of

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Social Network Analysis 101

Social Network Analysis 101

Social Network Analysis (SNA) is the study of the structural relationships among interacting actors and the resulting effect on the network (how those relationships produce varying effects).  A network is any interconnected group or system. The power of SNA comes from its applicability to so

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Bounding Your Network Brief

Bounding Your Network Brief

Resources Resources Subscribe for our Monthly Resource Newsletter! Many of our users report that deciding who to include in their network survey is the most difficult step in the entire process. The list you send your survey to dictates the partner options respondents will have.

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