Funders are increasingly demanding that organisations demonstrate the outcomes that they are delivering with their money. Particularly by government funders, but also now from other areas. So to continue to win contracts and receive funding, you now need someone with a degree in statistics in your organisation to 'prove' that you've delivered those outcomes you said you would.
So Belake CIC suggests a forum for sharing best practice on monitoring, evaluation and performance management. Lets share best practice in this area, before it becomes a burden, rather than the enabling force it should be.