How to take non profits to the next level – and why is this the best time?

How to take non profits to the next level – and why is this the best time?

We are living in a different era. Today there is increased data availability and the cost of computing has never been this low. The social issues being tackled by non profits are way more complicated. The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) is fighting against the negative Impact of Islamophobia on Muslim Women. Now that’s like 3 issues in one!

Fundraising is more difficult than … Read the rest

SROI – the best way to know your impact

SROI – the best way to know your impact

Someone: “What do you do for a living?”

You: “I am the country director for a global non-profit organization.”

Someone: “Ah, sweet. What kind of a non-profit?”

You: “Providing education to underprivileged adolescents in Africa.”

Someone: “Are you able to make an impact?”

You: “Last year our programs impacted approximately 236000 adolescents across 7 countries in Africa and we attained a social return on investment … Read the rest

5 Top Jargons That Will Help You Make a Big Social Impact

5 Top Jargons That Will Help You Make a Big Social Impact

We all want to make a social impact, in one way or the other; knowingly or unknowingly, whether it’s for personal satisfaction or to show off. Back in the day, the only ways you would do it is by donating money or time. Well, broadly that hasn’t changed but now we have newer ways to achieve them, primary reason being the increased use of technology … Read the rest

7 insightful visualizations about Brexit that might explain its cause and effect

7 insightful visualizations about Brexit that might explain its cause and effect

The Brexit referendum, though not legally binding, threatens a global fallout in Britain, EU and later across the globe. Here are 7 really amazing visuals around Brexit that throw some interesting insights. This BBC article explains all you need to know about the referendum.

1. Vote remain share of UK regions plotted against government investment since 2009

Source: Public expenditure statistical analyses 2015, Census

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8 Ways How Brexit impacts India and the Indian Services Sector

8 Ways How Brexit impacts India and the Indian Services Sector

Brexit is a reality now. Britons have voted to leave the European Union (EU). It’s the first time since the EU was founded in 1957 that a member country will be leaving. The EU economy is currently worth $16 trillion, the equivalent of one-fourth of the global gross domestic product (GDP). In recent years, there has been much disquiet in Britain over migration into the … Read the rest

How to impact lives of 12 million children through data and tech enabled analytics

How to impact lives of 12 million children through data and tech enabled analytics

Xtage was started with the primary objective of using analytics and data science to benefit millions. Most of us know how analytics and big data are driving profits in banking, telecom, oil & gas and other sectors. We are yet to observe a significant impact of analytics in the humanitarian sector.

Here we present a case where we used our expertise in data management, … Read the rest

How to start using Analytics?

How to start using Analytics?

Before we get into ‘How to start using Analytics’, let us take a step back and formalize the definition of analytics:

Analytics is all about using data to identify trends, validate hypotheses, and predict future outcomes. Communication of results through charts and graphs is a part of data visualizations. Analytics delivers values consistently – strategic, tactical, operational, top-line to bottom-line – to the organizations who Read the rest