Will These 3 Fundraising Trends Stick Around in 2018?
Posted on 12-27-2017 by susan.lawson-dawson@lexisnexis.com

The year is winding down, but for non-profits and universities, the planning for 2018 fundraising has already begun. Understanding trends and challenges can enable you to drive engagement more efficiently and effectively. Before we start predicting what... Read More

Start 2018 Strong With Optimal Record Updates
Posted on 12-21-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Every good prospect researcher knows that getting the most out of donors relies heavily on having their databases full of accurate and up to date information. So much time can be wasted chasing dead leads, and loyal donors can be lost if an outdated phone... Read More

Beyond Sexy- 4 Reasons Data Scientists are a Hot Commodity
Posted on 12-18-2017 by Korinne Bressler

It’s been half a decade since Harvard Business Review named Data Scientists as “the sexiest job of the 21 st century,” and they’re still in high demand. In fact, the 2017 report, "The Quant Crunch: How the Demand for Data... Read More

Four Strategies to Meet Your Year-End Fundraising Goals
Posted on 12-15-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Everybody in the fundraising world knows the importance of December in any nonprofit campaign, but especially when it comes to year-end goals. The majority of donations are made in the last month of the year, and so using this to the advantage of your... Read More

20 years of the Anti-Bribery Convention
Posted on 12-12-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Anti-Bribery Convention was signed on 17 December 1997. It required its member countries to create legislation to make bribing a foreign public official illegal. In this blog, the... Read More

Tailoring Due Diligence to Support Business Growth
Posted on 12-12-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

In today’s climate terms like ‘due diligence’, ‘being risk averse’ and ‘risk assessment’ might seem like jargon and barriers to productivity, but in reality, addressing third-party risk through onboarding due... Read More

The Dark Side of Chocolate
Posted on 12-08-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

As the year draws to a close, supermarket shelves are once again groaning with the weight of chocolates that will be sold and gifted in vast quantities globally. With December 9 being Anti-Corruption Day , however, now is the perfect time to ask, “Are... Read More

5 Wacky Ways Non-PR People Define Communications Success
Posted on 12-07-2017 by Alyssa Vorhees

Social media has changed the world of marketing forever. PR teams have the ability to connect with consumers in cyberspace like they never have before, between displaying relevant ads based on search metrics and jumping into a conversation on social media... Read More

4 Ways to Maximize the Season of Giving For Prospect Researchers
Posted on 12-06-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Fundraising and donations during the holidays are big business - it’s not called the Season of Giving for nothing! Extending out of old religious traditions of helping the poor at Christmas time and reaching into the 21st century, people still feel... Read More

2 Reasons to Watch for Fake News in Your Research
Posted on 12-05-2017 by Korinne Bressler

A war was started over fake news. Granted, what we now call ‘fake news’ was called ‘yellow journalism’ back in the 1890’s—and the Spanish-American War cannot be laid solely at the feet of media muckrakers. But following... Read More