Jul 31, 2017
Sean Gera, Strategic Analyst, CallFire talks about how voice, text and IVR are all being used by political and advocacy campaigns to build relationships with voters. These tools are showing increasing effectiveness for persuasion, fundraising, and GOTV particularly with Hispanics and Millennials.
Jul 26, 2017
Daniel Kreiss, professor political communication, UNC Chapel Hill talks with reporter Kate Kaye about the latest controversy surrounding the request by the Trump administration for voter data. Daniel provides some perspective about how state voter files are created, shared and protected.
Jul 19, 2017
Dr. Nicolas Schwank, CEO and Maximilian Wurfel, COO, CONIAS Risk Intelligence GmbH based in Mannheim Germany exhibited at the recent Esri International Users Conference and they talk about their political risk assessment models which track global political conflict. They point out the need to understand the context of...
Jul 18, 2017
Paul Hoemke, Business Systems Analyst, ARGIS Solutions talked with me from the Start-Up Zone in the exhibit hall at the ESRI International Users Conference. Paul demonstrated using new Augmented Reality (AR) technology to enhance maps seen on your tablet with other relevant information. This could be the next phase...
Jul 12, 2017
Andrew Tavani, VP National Sales, Aristotle reports that we learned a great deal about voters in 2016 that will be relevant for targeting in the 2018 mid-term and 2020 Presidential primary and general elections. Using machine learning to model data to make more sense of relationships between voting behavior, donations,...