By understanding risks and establishing mitigation strategies in advance of digital product innovation, organizations can save resources while deepening their impact.
To fight deforestation, a UK-based startup is using unmanned aerial vehicles that can plant seeds 60 times faster than humans can.
Stanford's Rob Reich and George Triantis, and Eli Sugarman of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Cyber Initiative, discuss the urgent need for better understanding of cyber-social systems.
When companies deploy the same processes they use to create commercial value to create philanthropic value, they can truly help charities achieve their social missions.
Five tips for nonprofits and entrepreneurs looking to scale social impact through technology.
How to transform the fervor of political resistance into a new era of civic engagement.
A call for investors to share their data to expand the field’s understanding of the breadth and depth of activity.
Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, discusses methods of big data analysis that can indicate not just correlation but also causality.
Not every nonprofit has a data science team. To truly harness big data for social good, we need collaborations between individuals, across organizations, and across sectors.
We need to channel capital in all its forms in a direction where it can have a lasting impact and generate competitive financial returns. Data science can help light the way.