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Aug 19, 2019

O.I. = Success

In a blog last month, I challenged you peruse the A.I. articles in your LinkedIn account, and I predicted that the articles would fall into two categories:

  1. A.I. will save us!
  2. A.I. will doom us!

Anyone who has read my blogs knows that I tend to Andy Rooney like on new technologies. I think it comes with age. During my career I have heard so many promises of how technologies will make our lives better, only to experience the disappointment of experiencing no improvement. Or in some cases, the horror of a new technology leaving us worse off.

But here’s the thing, A.I. will rely on your organization’s O.I. (Organic Intelligence). Without the O.I., you will not be able to leverage the A.I.

And really, you don’t need to be chasing A.I. yet. There is plenty of low-hanging fruit harnessing the data you already have on your database. That is, if you get your organization’s O.I. right.

Start there.

“GO BIG” ISN’T ALWAYS BEST

In 2013, we were chatting about how the technological movement known as “big data” was at its tipping point and it seemed that nothing was going to stop it. And… that was right. Nothing has stopped it. Since then, even large companies like ® are finding ways of using...

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Twenty Years of Knowing More

In September, Analytical Ones begins its 20th year providing fundraising analytics and donor behavior research for nonprofit organizations and their advertising agency partners. Over the past two decades, we have been fortunate to serve hundreds of clients. While many...

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