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October 16, 2017
WASHINGTON—Last year, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in United States v. Microsoft Corp. that U.S.
October 10, 2017
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading science and tech policy think tank, today applauded the Trump administration for pushing back against China’s syste
October 3, 2017
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), one of the world’s top science and technology think tanks, along with a group of independent scientists, today submitted
September 28, 2017
WASHINGTON—Joining the Information Technology Agreement (ITA)—an international pact eliminating tariffs on hundreds of information and communications technology (ICT) products—could boost the econo


News Clips

December 8, 2017
To help encourage cities to take the first steps toward connected tech deployments and tackle persistent issues around data silos or lack of leadership, the federal government may have an important role to play, says a new report by ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation.
December 8, 2017
With November’s gain, the US economy has recorded 86 consecutive months of job growth. That might not be as good news as it seems. ITIF argues that the labor market actually needs more disruption—including job losses—to boost economic and productivity growth.
December 8, 2017
For its latest study, ITIF took a deep dive on nearly 500 “.gov” websites, and scored them based on page load speed, accessibility for disabled users, mobile-friendliness and cybersecurity. Of the sites tested, ITIF found that 91 percent received a failing grade on at least one of those criteria.
December 7, 2017
In fact, data show that the US labor market is the calmest it has been in more than 160 years. The problem is there is not enough disruption. If anything, we need more jobs destroyed. That argument, made by Robert Atkinson and John Wu of ITIF, is against the grain.
December 6, 2017
Government technology figures from the private sectors are optimistic about the future of AI in government, but say that there’s work to be done in informing agencies about the technology’s potential. During a panel titled “Using AI to Automate Government” at the Center for Data Innovation’s U.S. Data Innovation Day 2017, which was sponsored by StateScoop, the conversation revolved around how AI can make government more efficient, free up human capital for other projects, and overcome implementation obstacles.