Network Science Briefs
Our Network Science 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 right to find exactly what you’re looking for. If you can’t find what you need, send us a message – we’d be happy to put something together on the subject!
As the old saying goes, ‘garbage in, garbage out.’ If you aren’t asking the right questions during a social network analysis, you aren’t going to have reliable data to analyze later on. For this reason, we spent a great deal of time creating our PARTNER
Once you make the decision to take a network approach to solving a problem, you need to design a specific strategy – the way you will build, manage and evaluate your network – in order to reach your shared goals. We created our PARTNER Method,
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
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
Looking for more information and resources about network science? If our network science briefs aren’t enough, visit our Network Science Research Library for complete access to our archive of research studies we’ve completed, free to use for non-commercial purposes. You can also visit our PARTNER Research page to see a few examples of how our clients and users are conducting research using our tools and software. Get in touch with our team to learn more about partnering with Visible Network Labs.
If you have a specific network science topic you want to learn more about, send us a message and let us know – we’d be happy to do some research on the issue and create a new brief on the topic. Thanks again for stopping by our Resources Page!
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