Thrive in complexity.


Thicket is a data-driven design lab that helps build the collaborative intelligence of cities, companies, and teams.

As the pace of growth has accelerated, so has the scope and scale of our challenges. Thicket helps people build their capacity to manage complexity. Our technology and workshops help teams combine ideas and guide shared decision making towards long-term resilience and impact.


Our People


Consulting Services

Since 2014, Thicket has supported teams and organizations to design and implement research, community engagement, strategic planning, and impact evaluation programs.

Workshops and Trainings

Our in-room and tech-enabled workshops give teams the skills to craft a common vision, set clear objectives, and design solutions to deliver measurable impact over time.

Our Technology

Our data sharing tools and visualizations make teams smarter, faster and more resilient.

Featured Insights

New Tools for Sector-Wide Monitoring Initiatives

In its second year, Thicket Labs helped Lifehack’s Flourishing Fellowship explore a new approach to evaluation for systems change programs with a focus on building sector-wide tools for ongoing monitoring and evaluation.

How Process Reviews Can Help Incubators

Going deeper with a process analysis can help programs focused on innovation learn more from  existing data and understand how programs are influenced by the people who take part in them.

Quantifying Wellbeing for Impact Evaluations

Until now, nuanced ideas like culture, identity, and feelings have been hard to quantify and complex social dynamics at play in communities are largely invisible and often go under-valued in research and evaluation.

Our Clients

We work with leading organizations to deliver breakthrough innovation and impact. 

A new way to quantitatively measure the beneficial effects of community building.
— Jess Leber, Fast Company

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