Category: decision support

APRA Data Analytics Symposium 2019 Call for Proposals

Good news!

There’s still time to apply to speak at the APRA Data Analytics Symposium in Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday, July 31 – Saturday, August 3, 2019.

If you haven’t done so already, please consider submitting a proposal by October 31 and sharing your data analytics insights and success stories with the APRA community:

Please share this proposal link with any colleagues whose data analytics work has inspired you this past year.

Thank you!

Rodger
APRA Data Analytics Symposium 2019, Chair

The Future of Fundraising Analytics

Join APRA for Prospect Development 2018 on August 8 – 11 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA!

The Data Analytics Symposium will include a panel session on The Future of Fundraising Analytics. During this session on Wednesday, August 8th from 4:00-5:00pm, we will explore current challenges and prospective opportunities in fundraising analytics for organizations of any size.

Click here for registration details.

Rodger
APRA Data Analytics Symposium 2018, Presenter

Data Science for Fundraising is on Amazon!

Data Science for Fundraising is on Amazon!

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Thank you all for your support and encouragement as we work together as lifelong leaners to build communities of expertise, insights and solutions for higher education and beyond.

Keep calm and data on!

Rodger

6 Ways to Effectively Drive Analytics Adoption

6 Ways to Effectively Drive Analytics Adoption

Data analytics is a topic of increasing relevance and priority for organizations of any size or sector.

As you explore different analytics pathways, options and solutions, there are common themes around design, workflow and business requirements, as well as important technical, social and cultural considerations, that must be aligned with organizational goals, priorities and expectations.

Ultimately, the value proposition of data analytics is to help 1) improve results and 2) gain operational efficiencies. Despite the simplicity of these goals, data analytics can be challenging to implement and realize at scale for many organizations.

In the following article, we will explore some ways to effectively organize, contextualize and drive analytics adoption efforts within your team, department or organization.