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How For Our Future Uses Civis Platform’s Query Tool to Define and Refine Voter Outreach Success

The Challenge For Our Future Action Fund organizes and mobilizes voters the old-fashioned way: through grassroots, one-on-one engagement.   The nonprofit builds progressive power through voter engagement and community organizing to…

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How data infrastructure investment transforms member-driven organizations

While data is an increasingly vital tool for member-driven organizations, too many of these groups are stymied by CRM systems that fail to deliver the features and functionality required to…

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How Civis Platform Centralized NRDC’s Data and Galvanized Supporter Insights

The Challenge The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a national membership-driven organization dedicated to fighting climate change was struggling to connect with its millions of supporters — and data silos…

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Follow This Four-phase Process to Move Your Organization From Spreadsheets to Data Tools

Most organizations know the importance of data for effective decision-making. They want to get better data analytics capabilities into the hands of their staffers, and they want to build fully…

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How national surveys can be an essential resource to your organization

Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate to speak to leaders at nonprofits and social good organizations — individuals with a relentless drive to shed light on important issues…

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Discover Your Community’s Path to Overcoming the Digital Divide

For all the talk of automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in the data science world today, curious and motivated people are still the most important component of a successful team. But building a team full of these bright people is much easier said than done. In this on-demand session, we’ll take a look at the composition of a best-in-class data science team, and help you understand how to build out the function in your organization.

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New ‘digital equity’ data, mapping tools opened to state and local agencies

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How to Create an Analytics Tech Stack That Maximizes the Value of Your Organization’s Data

The modern analytics tech stack features a range of software tools to help nonprofit, advocacy, and political organizations better leverage the data they collect and make more informed, data-driven decisions.…

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How Data Science Gives Small and Midsize Brands a Competitive Edge Against Big Brands

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How Government Can Use Better Outreach to Aid Constituents

Note: An earlier version of this article was published on GCN.com. The $46.5 billion Emergency Rental Assistance program — created to assist U.S. households unable to pay rent or utilities…

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Experiments in Survey Research: Improving Questionnaire Design

One of the biggest challenges in survey research is ensuring respondents provide accurate answers to survey questions. While it would be nice to believe people are careful and truthful in…

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Data is essential to closing America’s digital divide. Here’s the insight we need, and how to use it.

About 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, nestled between the Rio Grande River and the Mexican border, sits Pharr, Texas. Home to a fast-growing economy and a young,…

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How the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will bridge America’s digital divide — and what more must be done

President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, passed in Nov. 2021, commits $65 billion to connecting America — to expanding dependable high-speed internet access to all corners of the U.S.,…

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How and why the digital divide is more important than ever

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and arguably no picture says more about the realities of digital inequality than a viral photo disseminated across social media in…

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Using Data To Intensify QSR Customer Loyalty

Fast food consumers hunger for greater personalization and expanded digital options. Here’s how a major U.S. breakfast chain leverages its first-party data to satisfy that demand, develop new products and services, and nurture fierce devotion.

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Using Data Science for User-centric Design in Food Stamp Signups

mRelief, a non-profit working to increase access to SNAP benefits (food stamps), in collaboration with data science firm Civis Analytics, today released new research quantifying how a more flexible benefits application…

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With Opioid Addiction Treatments, Education is Key

The rate at which people are dying of opioid overdoses in America is accelerating. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) alongside harm-reduction measures such as needle exchanges and supervised injection facilities have proven successful in other countries, but have failed to gain support in the U.S. We set up a Creative Focus test to determine where popular support currently stands on MAT and needle exchanges, and which messages impact support levels.

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Empowering the Public Sector with Data Science

Every day, state, county, and municipal governments improve citizen-facing services through the power of data science. Although it might sound complicated, “data science” simply means leveraging technology to find patterns in data. Identifying these patterns helps organizations better understand their business, communities, or the environment in which they operate.

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