Data Innovation

Data Innovation Day 2015

January 22, 2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation in celebrating the third annual Data Innovation Day. The purpose of Data Innovation Day is to raise awareness about the benefits and opportunities that have come from the data revolution. Read more »

Data Innovation Day 2015

January 22, 2015
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted the third annual Data Innovation Day via online conference.

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted the third annual Data Innovation Day via online conference. The purpose of Data Innovation Day is to raise awareness about the benefits and opportunities that have come from the data revolution. Participants around the world participated in an online video discussion about the economic and social opportunities made possible by data-driven innovation. 

The Data Gap

Governing
As data-driven services and programs have grown, so has the data disparity between the rich and the poor.

Ensuring Fairness in the Age of the Algorithm

January 20, 2015
| Blogs & Op-eds

Disparate impact analysis is making it easier to prove discrimination by allowing the courts to find landlords, lenders, employers, and others liable for discrimination if data analysis can show that these defendants adopted policies with harmful effects on protected classes even if intent cannot be proven. However, an upcoming Supreme Court case has called this technique into question and will decide whether disparate impact claims can be brought under the Fair Housing Act. This provides a useful reminder of the importance of this valuable tool in the fight against discrimination and offers an opportunity to reflect on how it might be strengthened and improved.

Cities: The Eighth Wonder of the World

Government Technology
The new marvels of the world will be the metropolitan regions that utilize the Internet of Everything to create a more responsive community.

Critics Fear Big Data in Alternative History

January 15, 2015
| Blogs & Op-eds

The ongoing fears surrounding big data are often based on faulty assumptions, stress potential future harm instead of actual issues that have occurred and fail to properly take into account the positive societal impacts the technology produces. 

Third Annual Data Innovation Day Highlights Transformative Role of Data

Data Driven Innovation: Why States Should Build Multi-purpose Analytics Platforms

January 5, 2015
| Blogs & Op-eds

Amazon.com's platform model of innovation can serve as a lesson for government agencies seeking to use data analytics to improve performance, reduce costs and better serve their customers.

How Government Can Unlock Economic Benefits from Open Data

Government Technology
“We’re moving from a discussion about open data for government transparency to open data having economic and social benefit,” says Daniel Castro.

Data-Driven Medicine in the Age of Genomics

December 11, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:45pm
Reserve Officers Association
1 Constitution Avenue Northeast
Washington
DC
20002

Special guest Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) will deliver keynote remarks. Read more »

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