"We have a lot of data, but we have no idea what we should do with it."
This is a common sentiment among organizations who are working to make the world a better place. And it would be all too easy to think that a weekend hackathon can solve everything. But data scientists can do much, much more.
Remind Me's Features will Help New Yorkers Manage their Money and Connect them to the City's Financial Empowerment Centers
March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz announced Remind Me as the winner of DCA's first hackathon, where 25 participants created apps this past weekend at the DUMBO Loft.
When times are busy, often employee volunteering takes a back seat. Our CSR and employee engagement programs tend to get de-prioritized amidst looming deadlines and end-of-year rushes.
But this is also the time when community involvement and employee engagement is at its most important. This is a key time to remind employees that giving back is part of who you are as a company, and to engage them in ways that will strengthen their commitment to their work, to your company and to each other.