Tag Archives: predictive modeling

Have your predictive scores expired?

Kevin MacDonell over at CoolData Blog recommends refreshing predictive modeling scores every year or so.

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Astrology predicts major donors!

April Fool! But, Kevin MacDonell really did do some fancy stats to investigate if either Western or Chinese astrology (using prospects’ birth dates) could predict giving.  Alas, it’s not that easy.  Astrology wasn’t a valid method for predicting philanthropy.

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Webinar: Target Analytics Fundraising Models

How likely are your giving prospects to specifically support your organization? What kind and size of donation should you ask them for? Answers to these questions go a long way towards focusing the efforts of your fundraising program where they … Continue reading

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Webinar: Predictive Modeling for Annual Fund Giving

Next week on March 16 from noon – 1pm EDT Rapid Insight will present a webinar about how to use their software for predictive modeling.

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Data mining and non-alumni NPOs

Blogger Kevin Macdonell says that predictive modeling isn’t just for high ed after all.

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