Predicting Next Plays

Check out this neat graphic Data Science Bowl featured.  The visualization is  from an app that predicts the next play in a football game in real-time and was created by data scientists at Booz Allen Hamilton.  Think about how exciting  Super Bowl 51 could be with this! The Data Science Bowl works to solve other problems through […]

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Kaggle and Collaboration

Last week I went to an interesting Meetup session called, “What Kaggle Learned from 2+ million models?” hosted by the Statistical Programming DC group and Data Science DC group.  Anthony Goldbloom, the CEO and Co-Founder of Kaggle spoke about some interesting  data projects that Kaggle had facilitated, how competition results are used, and discussed methods used to win […]

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Client Advisory – Are Your Development Officers Prepared to Raise More Money?

Many of our clients are preparing for or headed into a major campaign. Their success will depend on many things: engaged donors, clear priorities, sufficient infrastructure, etc. Campaigns also largely rely on those agents who transform these important elements into fundraising outcomes: development officers. For DOs to be successful, however, leadership of your development shop […]

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Women in Philanthropy

BWF Client Advisory – A New Pattern of Charitable Giving Among Younger Women

Women have a special role in the world of philanthropy: they live longer than men, have significant input in where gifts are directed in their households, are attending 4-year institutions at a higher rate than men, and tend to give more to social service-related philanthropies. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner offers a […]

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