Intuition Versus Insight

Gain insight into your nonprofit decisions with facts and figures, not guesses. Recently, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who happens to be the Chief Operating Officer of a midsize nonprofit. We were discussing the intersection of donor acquisition and data. I asked him about the demographics… Read more

Latest Acquisition Boosts Microsoft Data Insight

In other great Microsoft news, it was announced that the software giant recently completed the acquisition of Metanautix, a data analysis company whose aim is to tear down data silos in order to "connect the 'data supply chain,' no matter what [sic] the type, size or location of an organization’s data." "Metanautix… Read more

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative & Philanthropy

When Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan welcomed their first child, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, into the world last month it was not only a momentous occasion for the famous young family, but the presumed catalyst for another recent Zuckerberg-Chan collaboration that will change the direction of American philanthropy… Read more

Microsoft Venture Expands Philanthropic Investment

Tech giant reaffirms commitment to philanthropic mission with launch of new organization  Microsoft is known for its charitable programs, mainly thanks to the ongoing work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One of the reasons that StratusLIVE is built on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform is Microsoft's ongoing efforts to continuously improve not… Read more