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Democratize Your Data: Growing Your Business

Data democratization use to be a phrase that spurred nightmares for IT managers everywhere. For several decades, an organization’s IT department were the data gatekeepers with deep concerns...

Don't Bring an Opinion to a Data Fight: How to Stop Misinformation

As a millennial, I’ve grown up in a constantly “online” world. If I want information, I can access it. If I have a question, I can type a search query and get an answer.

Is Your BI Strategy Past Its "Sell-By" Date?

The adult mayfly usually spends 48 hours, max, on earth before it dies. That milk in your fridge will start to curdle within a week or two of the day you bought it. Those Valentine’s Day...

5 Obstacles to Driving ROI From Business Analytics

C-level executives and managers can all agree with the notion that business intelligence is critical to strategic, data-first decision-making. It seems obvious: smarter is better.

What is Enterprise Performance Management all about?

There is a common tendency for any conversation around Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) to become a software selection debate. 

Digital Body Language and the Rise of the Digital Gift Officer

Any poker player will tell you that everyone has a tell. Sleight of hand, a change in voice, something that lets other know the person’s real intentions. Are they bluffing…or not?

Data Analytics and Medicaid Fraud: The Need for Standardization

Data analytics offers a proven and unparalleled opportunity to stop fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA), in state-run Medicaid programs. However, the lack of standards and federal leadership has...

Donor and Registration Page Abandonment: How to Win Alumni Back

Lisa Eickoff (not her real name) is browsing your university website. Lisa is an alumna from the Class of 1968 and we know from previous research she has a giving capacity of $1.2 Million....

Technology Resistance: How to Drive Change and Adoption

You spent the money. You bought the technology. And no one adopted it.

I’m recently worked with a client who experienced this problem. Less than 5 years ago, the organization invested in...

The Implications of the 2017 Tax Reform and Jobs Act on Philanthropy

If you work in philanthropy, you are probably studying the 2017 Tax Reform and Jobs Act closely. The crux of the matter is simple: the legislation changes the monetary equation for most...