On DRIVE's Eve, the Semantics of Fundraising Data

Last night was the unofficial start of CASE's DRIVE/ conference. As hundreds of fundraising data scientists descended upon Bellevue, WA, buzz started building on Twitter with the hashtag #caseDRIVE.

We ran the last 24 hours' tweets through Isaac, QuadWrangle's machine learning bot charged with curating university news to alumni and telling gift officers what designation a donor is most likely to give to.

Nick Zeckets
Data Visualization is (Almost) Dead

Could it be that seeing data is no longer the goal, but that data *doing* real work without visual consideration is the future of engagement and fundraising? Read on to understand why we think that "data that does" is poised to replace "data that tells."

Nick Zeckets