The Nonprofit Quarterly writes this month about the robust fundraising growth trend seen by American theatres from 2013 to 2016. While strategic partnership with corporate, government, and foundation entities continue to be key funding sources, Stuart Miller, writing for American Theatre, offers the following insights into recent success: Increased sophistication in campaign and strategic planning among … Continue reading Theatres Enjoy Robust Fundraising Growth with Dynamic Modeling
If you're joining your coworkers in the time-honored workplace tradition of Secret Santa this holiday season, look no further than this R function to improve efficiency and have a bit of fun too! For those who may not be familiar with this particular holiday tradition, a group of people get together and everyone purchases a … Continue reading Improving your office Secret Santa with R (yes, really!)
I know I am getting ready to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics, are you? One thing that I am looking forward to this year is learning more about athletes and teams using analytics to hone in on their skills and what could hopefully lead to a win. Check out this article about Canadian lugers working … Continue reading Olympic Lugers Tap into Analytics
IEEE Spectrum, the IEEE's magazine and website for engineering and applied sciences professionals, wrote last month about 2017's Top Programming Languages. Data journalist Nick Diakopolous combined 12 metrics from ten online sources to rank 48 programming languages in an interactive online format. The biggest finding? Python jumped to the top spot this year, after having … Continue reading Python among 2017’s top programming languages
Josh Birkholz, Bond Lammey, Emma Hinke, and Allison Gannon are looking forward to seeing you at APRA's 30th Annual Prospect Development Conference this week! We are excited for the schedule and are also participating in the following sessions: Was It Worth It? Predictive Modeling Evaluation July 27, 2017 3:00–3:45 p.m. presented by Josh Birkholz and Selina Griffin Inconceivable! Or Maybe … Continue reading Looking Forward to Seeing you at APRA!
It is interesting to see how the art and science of fundraising works and how data is gaining more traction in the nonprofit space. Check out this article from HuffPost about nonprofits using data to reach their fundraising goals. To learn more about how the BWF Insight team uses data and analytics to help fundraisers all around … Continue reading Data All Around Us