Pilot

Description

Make a formal decision to undertake new initiatives or practices as a test or trial with a clear start point, end point, and associated set of evaluative activities.

Question

To what extent do you support the formal piloting of sustainability initiatives and projects?

Resources
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Three Big Ideas for Designing Innovations to Work at Scale

Scaling up a promising innovation from a pilot project can be quite challenging. This article offers some valuable insight on designing the pilot project to work at scale from the outset.

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From Pilot to Practice: Lessons on Scale, Institutionization and Sustainability from the (In-Progress) Journey of the SC4CCM Project

The report outlines the pilot-to-practice journey of the Supply Chains for Community Case Management (SC4CCM) project in three implementation contexts in Sub-Saharan Africa (Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia). Based on the project’s five year experience with identifying, testing, and scaling up successful community level supply chain interventions, the report discusses the three stages of the journey: laying the foundation, scaling up from pilot process, and integrating successful practices into the organisational culture.

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