Data Innovation

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.
Data Innovation
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April 14, 2016
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation and the Data Coalition for a panel discussion about the future of open government data in the United States.
April 8, 2016
As the digital economy enters a new phase, Europe is well-positioned to establish itself as a world leader, if it can avoid succumbing to protectionist urges, writes Joshua New in InformationAge.
March 25, 2016
In comments to the White House on draft data security policies for the Precision Medicine Initiative, ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation explains why de-identification is an effective and reliable tool for safeguarding sensitive data.
March 24, 2016
As bigger data allows scientists to solve bigger problems, countries that wish to be leaders in the data economy should ensure that computing power can keep up to avoid creating a technical bottleneck for scientific progress, explains Joshua New in Silicon Republic.
March 22, 2016
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation submitted comments to the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on how the Internet of Things can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response efforts.
March 8, 2016
As government agencies try to use databases to solve serious policy issues, they find themselves fighting political battles rather than technological ones, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
March 4, 2016
To unlock the potential of the data its governments are sitting on, Europe should agree on a European Open Data Charter modeled on the G8 Open Data Charter, writes Paul MacDonnell in EurActiv.
February 29, 2016
In Europe’s capital cities and in Brussels, policymakers have not yet fully embraced data-driven innovation as a core driver of economic and social progress.
February 29, 2016
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation at the inaugural event for its Brussels office where it will host a thoughtful discussion about the future of data policy in Europe, including opportunities to build and expand on successes to increase the use of data throughout the public and private sector.
February 27, 2016
While fears about data generate the most headlines, the biggest impact for consumers will come from its array of benefits, writes Paul MacDonnell in TechCrunch.