If Washington wants to show voters that government is doing something more than simply saying no or being ideologically dug in, then lawmakers and the administration should work to advance a set of actionable technology policy measures that would grow the U.S. economy.
June 3, 2010
Reauthorizing the American COMPETES Act provides an opportunity for Congress to strengthen U.S. clean energy innovation and competitiveness policies.
September 24, 2009
Privacy controls need to be built into systems like the smart grid, but they are not serious barriers to implementation.
July 20, 2009
Please join ITIF and William Bonvillian, Director of the MIT Washington Office and a former senior adviser in the U.S. Senate, at an event to discuss key finding from his book, Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution.
December 15, 2008
The only way to solve the global warming problem is through support of a dramatically expanded and improved CO2 reduction R&D program.
November 17, 2008
In this event, ITIF will discuss the findings from a recent report that explores the impact of IT on energy. In addition, ITIF will be joined by a panel of experts from leading IT companies to discuss new innovations in energy-efficient computing, the overall net impact of IT on energy consumption, strategies to promote “green” uses of IT.
October 2, 2008
ITIF hosted a forum with Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie to discuss the release of a major new report Digital Quality of Life: Understanding the Personal and Social Benefits of the Information Technology Revolution, a companion to the 2007 report Digital Prosperity.
October 1, 2008
This report shows how IT is the key enabler of many of today’s key improvements in our lives and society—from better education and health care, to a more energy-efficient environment.
August 18, 2008
Beyond the Hype: Agencies can gain efficiencies and save money through monitoring and managing IT power use, so find your green space
In his recent article in "FedTech," ITIF Senior Analyst George Ou discusses ways companies can better manage their IT power use to become more environmentally friendly. Ou argues by adopting energy monitoring and management best practices on both the client and server side, firms can also save money by efficiently reducing energy use.