Interviews

Podcast: Data Conversation with Jake Garcia

Andrew Means talks with Jake Garcia, Vice President for Data and Technology Strategy at Foundation Center, about building and leveraging data science skills in the social sector.

Data Science in the Sector: Data Conversation with Jake Garcia

Jake Garcia draws on his experience at Foundation Center to describe how social sector organizations can harness specialized training, the strengths of existing personnel, and — crucially — the “spiritedness of cooperation” to augment and expand their organizational capacity in data science. Jake also talks about what is on the horizon for the analytics team at Foundation Center: forecasting, worldwide news scraping, and more.

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