These Savvy Cities Are Using Tech To Spark Citizen Engagement
From Athens to San Jose to Anchorage, mayors are mobilizing residents to help solve problems and to strengthen their communities.
How can technology transform the refugee crisis?
The more access refugees have to technology, the more options they have to build a brighter future. Together, Mercy Corps and Microsoft are exploring how tools like cloud computing, biometric data, blockchain, and artificial intelligence can impact the crisis.
How nonprofits use big data to change the world
Foundation Center has the world's largest database of grant and fundraising information. Learn how the organization uses big data to create apps that encourage transparency and innovation.
Three Things Great Data Storytellers Do Differently (SSIR)
The true power of data comes from conveying the “so what” behind the numbers, inspiring people to probe new questions, and using it for rigorous statistical inquiry.
Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!)
Note from Beth: At the end of the day, organizations that are committed to learning will be more effective at meeting the needs of the people they serve.
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The Retailer's Guide to Big Data
Retailers already know how to use customer data to run their brick-and-mortar operations. And they've been digging through reams of website analytics
Advice on Maximizing Your Return on Big Data for Nonprofit Fundraising
At a recent Wake Up Your Fundraising Breakfast Panel presented by FundRaising Success and sponsors Blackbaud and Listen Up Espanol, three fundraising professionals joined me in a discussion on maximizing your return on "big data" to enhance fundraising and relationships with donors.
Creating a Data-Positive Culture at Your Nonprofit Organization
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Autonomy explains just how large ‘big data’ is (infographic)
With so much talk about “big data” lately and data-focused companies like 10gen and Delphix recently grabbing large funding rounds, it’s a topic that won’t be going away any time soon. But what exactly is it and is there an easier way to comprehend just how big it all is?