Data Innovation

Data portability requirements should be carefully designed to avoid imposing unnecessary costs on organizations, exposing proprietary information, or undermining consumer privacy.
Data Innovation
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October 2, 2020
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation hosted a conversation with Julia Lane about her new book Democratizing Our Data: A Manifesto.
September 23, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion about the opportunities to use AI in recruiting and hiring, the ways in which companies are addressing concerns about discrimination and bias, and policies that could support effective use of this technology.
September 14, 2020
Cross-border data flows represent a critical component of the increasingly digital global economy. A new study of Japanese firms estimates the influence these flows have had, finding that firms which transmit data internationally increase their productivity by 6.1 percent, on average.
August 17, 2020
The Canadian government undertook a project to estimate the value of the nation’s data, finding that in 2018 the total stock of data was worth between $118 billion and $164 billion.
July 31, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Legislative framework for the governance of common European data spaces.”
July 22, 2020
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation to discuss how various stakeholders view these proposals, and to assess the extent to which the EU’s data strategy is on track to strengthen EU competitiveness and innovation.
July 7, 2020
AI detractors believe the potential risks of AI outweigh the benefits. But this ignores the overwhelming examples of how AI is having a positive impact in many areas of the economy and society. If EU policymakers want to foster rapid development and adoption of AI they should follow the innovation principle which says that when technological innovations benefit society and pose modest and not irreversible risks, government’s role should be to pave the way for widespread innovation while building guardrails, where necessary, to limit harms.
June 30, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Digital Services Act package: Deepening the internal market and clarifying responsibilities for digital services.”
June 15, 2020
People have been working on digital transformation of health care for decades, but the COVID pandemic has added urgency to the challenge. This is creating a window of opportunity to reinvent how the health care system works.
June 14, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence—A European Approach.