Author: davidlawson

ChatBytes Podcast – Using Big Data for Good

What prospect research professional isn’t fascinated by Artificial Intelligence (AI), or what David Lawson terms, Cognitive Computing? As research professionals, we tend to be early adopters of new technology and keen to learn at least enough to hold a meaningful conversation about information technology trends. So when I heard about David Lawson’s book, Big Good: Philanthropy in the Age of Big Data & Cognitive Computing, I had to buy it! And I had to ask him if he […]

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Big Good: Philanthropy in the Age of Big Data and Cognitive Computing

While the debate rages over whether Big Data and Cognitive Computing are going to save or destroy our way of life, or even perhaps life itself, most non-governmental organizations are on the sidelines waiting to see who wins. In the meantime, we have never been faced with more urgent, and complex, problems needing solutions now. From climate change to homelessness to helping students turn into successful alums, the answers are not going to be found […]

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Webinar – Prospect Research in the Cognitive Age

David Lawson, Author of Big Good: Philanthropy in the Age of Big Data & Cognitive Computing, and CEO of cognitive computing company, NewSci, discusses the changing role of prospect research. David foresees three distinct career paths for information professionals in our field, and all of them are integral to the success of nonprofit organizations and institutions. Please follow and like us:

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