Self Esteem Brands Appoints SOCi as New Global Platform of Record for Localized Social Marketing

Parent Company of Anytime Fitness, The Bar Method, Waxing The City, and Basecamp Fitness Taps San Diego-Based Company to Drive Growth on a Local Level
Self Esteem Brands announces it has appointed SOCi, Inc. as its new global platform of record for localized social marketing.

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#openimpact — Councilmatic

Source: flickr
(this is one of the projects of the #openimpact shortlist)
Councilmatic is a subscription service for city council legislative information. The web app allows users to support, oppose, and comment on a bill and discuss it with a wider community.

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How Data Science Fueled the Largest Outreach Effort in the History of New York City

by Sohaib Hasan | 7 min read
Problem: The City of New York was charged with reaching out to guardians of all 4-year-olds after making pre-kindergarten available to all residents.
Objective: Maximize the number of individuals who received informative phone calls about local pre-kindergarten. Utilize outreach resources as efficiently as possible.

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Winner Interview with Shivam Bansal | Data Science for Good Challenge: City of Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles has partnered with Kaggle to create a competition to identify needed improvements in the City of LA’s job postings. In the interview below, competition winner Shivam Bansal shares his winning approach. 
The Challenge 
Q: Let’s start with the problem you solved.

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