Tools & Resources
Welcome to the Platform C Resource Hub!
This library of helpful tools and resources was curated from thought leaders and change-makers around the world. We are working continuously to add helpful information.
If you find something that you want to share, that fits into a specific Phase or Layer of the Collaborative Chance Cycle, please send a link to us here
This resource helps collaborators to identify and agree upon indicators of success using examples, questions to guide use, and additional resources.
Aigner, G & Skelton, L 2013, The Australian Leadership Paradox: What it takes to lead in the lucky country. Allen & Unwin. Chapter 12 Conflict, Growth & Innovation
This resource will help collaborative groups to better understand member motivation, and in doing so, develop a shared understanding of the collaborative task.
This resource allows collaborators to measure how they are working together via the completion of an online survey, on a one-off or longitudinal basis.
Developmental Evaluation (DE) can be used to evaluate innovative initiatives in complex, dynamic environments, including a range of fields and international settings. Here is a webinar from the Tamarack Institute featuring M.Q. Patton and Mark Cabaj discussing Developmental Evaluation.
For a really useful explanation on the difference between shared measurement and evaluation, read the following blog.
This resource explains the importance of allowing the process and results of collaboration to emerge, as distinct from applying pre-set solutions.
This resource provides a framework for considering ethics, privacy and safety when engaging community members in design, research and evaluation activities.
This resource describes successful community leadership development programs through which governments, social purpose organisations and communities can help build leadership capacity.
A 3-part series of downloadable handbooks that walks partners through the process of assessing progress and impact, provides case studies and examples, and sample questions, outcomes and indicators FSG guide for assessing progress and impact with example outcomes and indicators.
This resource includes an overview of what a common agenda is, and a five-step guide for developing a common agenda with others.
This resource provides a comprehensive ‘how to’ guide for forming, running, and harnessing the benefits of working groups.
This resource explains how identifying and understanding ‘positive deviance’ will help you understand the kind of solutions that can work in your community – with the resources that are already in place.
This resource introduces design research as an approach and set of methods that are particularly well suited to understanding the reality of people’s lives, what they want for the future and how the current situations help and hinder them.