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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December 6, 2016
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a panel discussion on the strategies countries are using to support the Internet of Things, the early European successes with this technology, and the opportunities for policymakers in the EU and member states to support the development and deployment of smart technologies.
December 6, 2016
Please join ITIF for a thought-provoking conversation with leaders in the quantum computing field. The discussion will delve into key issues for policymakers, starting with a primer on what quantum computing is and where the technology is headed, then exploring various questions.
November 21, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted comments to the NHTSA on it's proposed “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy” which is intended to advance the development of autonomous vehicles.
October 28, 2016
Daniel Castro writes in The Hill that a relatively simple step that Congress could take to jump-start cybersecurity in the fledgling Internet of Things is to require companies to publish a security policy.
October 19, 2016
In a presentation to European Parliament, Rob Atkinson explained that Europe and the U.S. both invent at the same rate, but the major difference between their tech ecosystems is that the U.S. innovates more and scales faster.
October 19, 2016
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a conversation with leading experts on the state of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the efforts by the public and private sectors to support related research and development, and the important policy steps that regulators and lawmakers should make to unlock these new opportunities.
October 18, 2016
This report examines recent technological trends in financial services, offering policy principles that policymakers should follow to increase innovation in financial services to better serve consumers, businesses, and investors.
October 18, 2016
Please join ITIF for the release of a new report that will provide an overview of the innovations in financial technology, their impact on consumers and businesses, and the principles that should guide policymakers as they seek to encourage continued innovation in this sector. Following a presentation of the report, a panel of experts will discuss specific policy priorities and opportunities that Congress and the administration should consider to increase innovation in financial services that will better serve consumers, businesses, and investors.
October 10, 2016
Artificial intelligence is generating substantial benefits in many sectors of the economy and society. Policymakers should take this to heart as they evaluate how to spur further development and adoption of the 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.

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