Data Innovation

As other nations rapidly scale up their investments to develop and use quantum computing, U.S. policymakers should ensure the United States remains a leader. Investing in near-term applications would bolster the development of longer-term use cases, thereby helping to cement U.S. economic competitiveness and protect national security.
Data Innovation
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May 19, 2017
The raison d’etre for the EU’s Digital Single Market was to incorporate the digital economy into EU integration. But from its very launch, the strategy always went far beyond that, imposing too many restrictions on new technologies, writes Nick Wallace in EU Observer.
May 15, 2017
To unlock the benefits of data-driven innovation, policymakers should support publishing data the government already collects, collecting more data that can be put to valuable use, and encouraging industries to make better use of data.
May 10, 2017
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation has filed comments with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on its proposed Changes to the National Survey on Older Americans Act (NSOAAP).
May 3, 2017
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation has submitted written testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch regarding ways to improve the accessibility of legislative data.
May 2, 2017
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation has responded to the European Parliament’s public consultation on Civil Law Rules and Robotics.
May 1, 2017
A growing number of countries are making it more expensive and time consuming, if not illegal, to transfer data overseas. This reduces economic growth and undercuts social value.
April 26, 2017
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation has responded to the European Commission’s online questionnaire regarding its Building the European Data Economy package.
April 21, 2017
Following his testimony, Nigel Cory made a written submission to the U.S. International Trade Commission's investigation into global digital trade.
April 17, 2017
Commentators in the U.S. and Europe have been agitating for regulators to consider companies’ data holdings when they conduct antitrust analyses of proposed mergers or investigate possible anticompetitive conduct. But merely having data does not raise anticompetitive concerns, writes Joe Kennedy in Harvard Business Review.
March 19, 2017
A draft executive order would politicize the 2020 census if enacted, thereby jeopardizing the integrity of its results and driving up costs for taxpayers, writes Daniel Castro in The Hill.