We are at an important moment in evaluation. All kinds of people are engaged in evaluation, and sometimes they do not even call it evaluation. FastCompany named Nate Silver as 2013 #1 Most Creative Person in Business
. In this interview, Silver—followed because of his excellent predictive algorithms based on large data sets—said:
"There's a lot of ways to take a lot of data, mangle what you're doing with it, not ask good questions, and get yourself in trouble."