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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community, curated by the NEDRA News Editor-In-Chief. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 30 Jun 2016 5:16 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Israel is home to the to the most high net worth individuals followed by United Arab Emirates and Turkey.


    http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/business/israel-home-to-most-hnwis-in-middle-east-report/articleshow/52765499.cms


  • 30 Jun 2016 4:52 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    The MacArthur Foundation has launched a new competition that will award a $100 million grant to a single proposal designed to help solve a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The competition, called 100&Change, is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor anywhere:


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/bridgespan/2016/06/28/a-wow-moment-in-us-philanthropy-macarthur-foundations-100-million-competition

  • 30 Jun 2016 4:39 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Lisa Ukuku from the Citadel Foundation starts a discussion about gift officer travel--join in the conversation on the APRA Carolinas Chapter blog or in comments below!


    http://apracarolinas.wildapricot.org/page-1852016/4107914

  • 28 Jun 2016 4:48 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Google Earth isn't getting new functionality, but it did become a bit nicer to look at this week when Google rolled out sharper, more seamless satellite imagery to the tool. And they're mining nearly a petabyte of data--700+ trillion pixels--for these sharper images.


    https://maps.googleblog.com/2016/06/keeping-earth-up-to-date-and-looking.html

  • 27 Jun 2016 5:03 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Philanthropy advisor Jake Hayman suggests there are lessons philanthropists can learn from Brexit:


    "The question philanthropists and foundations should be asking themselves is not 'how many thank you letters do I get each year' but 'if I gave my stakeholders the power to define how I was ran this work, would they say “keep doing what you’re doing” or would they vote for fundamental change?'"


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/jakehayman/2016/06/26/brexit
  • 26 Jun 2016 9:20 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    A recent Boston Consulting Group report revealed that women hold 30% of the private wealth in the world and that 44% are self-made: 


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelatindera/2016/06/16/women-hold-nearly-one-third-of-global-private-wealth

  • 25 Jun 2016 5:53 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Click on the image below for more information about iWave!



  • 24 Jun 2016 10:07 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    What does the future of searching look like? And what will it mean to those of us that research professionally? Join Helen Brown in a discussion about the future of search.


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/the-future-of-search/

  • 23 Jun 2016 5:44 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Do you know the difference between a screening and analytics? Do the leaders at your organization? If not, this blog post from iWave may clear up a few things:


    https://www.iwave.com/2016/06/23/screening-vs-analytics/


  • 21 Jun 2016 9:13 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Learn about the donor-centric way WBUR cut its annual spring pledge drive down to a single day—and kept momentum going weeks later:


    http://www.evertrue.com/blog/2016/06/09/a-giving-day-built-around-donors-how-wbur-raised-1-million-in-their-first-ever-one-day-campaign

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