The UK can simultaneously promote data-driven innovations for all, develop the types of skills required for the digital economy, support the private sector’s use of data to increase productivity, and improve public services through appropriate sharing and use of data within government, as well as between government and the private sector.
March 6, 2017
A close look at U.S. presidential election predictions shows that more investment in data, not less, is the way to avoid replicating these problems in the future, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
February 28, 2017
In comments to the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program (NITRD), ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation argues that the goals and strategies NITRD puts forth in its draft Smart Cities and Communities Federal Strategic Plan are worthwhile efforts to advance the development of smart cities in the United States.
January 18, 2017
Measuring a student’s academic progress with valid, reliable data should go hand-in-hand with providing that child an education, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
December 16, 2016
The defining feature of the next stage of e-government will be that the work involved in interacting with government will be significantly reduced and automated for all parties involved, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
November 16, 2016
ITIF offers a set of actionable proposals to spur innovation, productivity, and competitiveness that the Trump administration can accomplish in its first year.
October 18, 2016
Just as it would not make sense to only fund bridges and highways in one city in the United States, it makes no sense to limit investment in the sensors, systems, and networks needed to build smart cities to a single location, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
September 2, 2016
Policymakers must recognize the importance of open data as a public resource, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
July 25, 2016
There are many opportunities for federal agencies to use the Internet of Things, but adoption is low and will remain so unless important changes are made to encourage adoption across the federal government.
July 13, 2016
Policymakers can improve people’s lives by strategically framing decisions to direct them toward a preferred outcome, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
June 2, 2016
Comments to the NTIA on the Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering Advancement of the Internet of Things
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation filed comments with the National Telecommunication and Information Administration on the Internet of Things.