Emerging Technologies

As the demands of remote government work extend from weeks to months, public-sector agencies must begin exploring tools like augmented and virtual reality for improved communication and collaboration.
Emerging Technologies
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August 21, 2017
Hasty policymaking around emerging technologies such as delivery robots is self-defeating, argues Alan McQuinn in StateScoop.
July 6, 2017
State and local governments restrict the supply side of the short-term rental market by blocking individuals from using services like Airbnb, but less noticed are the restrictions these governments also place on the demand side, argues ITIF’s Daniel Castro in the July/August 2017 Government Technology.
June 29, 2017
“4.0 innovation” is something both sides of the Atlantic should not only welcome, but do everything possible to accelerate.
June 20, 2017
Join ITIF and the Washington Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to discuss key policy and commercial issues and insights on how enterprises and policymakers from the U.S. and Germany are enabling the future of mobility.
May 8, 2017
There is considerable confusion about the potential effects of emerging technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence on employment. This primer outlines 13 key points to understand about that interaction.
April 24, 2017
ITIF recently filed comments on a bill being considered by the District of Columbia Council that would severely restrict a homeowner's ability to rent their unit out for a period of less than 30 days.
March 23, 2017
In a presentation to Bruegel, Rob Atkinson explained that instead of fretting about tech killing jobs, we should be worrying about how to boost record-low productivity growth—the only sustainable way to increase living standards.
March 13, 2017
In comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), ITIF's Center for Data Innovation writes that in a recent green paper, NTIA correctly identified many of the ways in which the federal government should support the private sector to accelerate the development and deployment of the Internet of Things.
February 22, 2017
While coverage of technology in the 1980s and early 1990s was largely favorable, the mood has soured over the years as criticisms have garnered an increasing share of coverage.
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.

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