Trends Report

The "Data For Good" Movement Delivers Social Impact

Civic Insights Service Providers Demonstrate That "Good" Is Good Business

August 30th, 2017
JP
Jennifer Belissent, PhD
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Jun Lee

Summary

A growing cadre of business and tech leaders, academics, data scientists and engineers, software developers, and UX designers envisions using new data sources and analytics technologies to address social challenges. This "Data for Good" movement will only grow as a clear role for corporations emerges as well. This report helps social sector CIOs and their peers understand how civic insights service providers, a group within the movement, can help define, execute, and evaluate both tactical and strategic insights initiatives.

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