Data Innovation

From Big Data to Cloud Computing: How IT is Creating a New Era of Disruptive Innovation

July 31, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street, NW
610A
Washington
DC
20005

Industry after industry is being transformed by IT-enabled disruptive innovation. These include not only information-based industries, such as banking, media, real estate, and education, but also "atom-based" industries like transportation, agriculture, and health care.  

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The Social Impact of Open Data

July 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street NW
610A
Washington
DC
20005

Government agencies collect a vast amount of data that has the potential to usher in large-scale social benefits, but these agencies must ensure that their data is not locked up.

How Data and Analytics Can Help the Developing World

July 22, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

Projects spanning big and small data, from complex approaches for modeling disease diffusion to simple analyses enabled by newly open government data, are now being utilized by international organizations such as the United Nations and numerous countries to improve the lives of citizens in the developing world. These activities can enhance quality of life while also advancing public health, public safety, government services, and agricultural development.

IT-enabled Disruptive Innovation and its Impact on Society

Data-Driven Personalization: Its Time Has Come

July 16, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

One of the most promising, though still ambiguous and misunderstood, trends in IT is the use of data to deliver to individuals the exact products and services that they need, when they need them, sometimes without their even asking. It's the decades-old promise of personalization.

Algorithms and Automation Will Give Us More Freedom and Control

July 8, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

Some anti-technology advocates have bemoaned the increasing implementation of data driven algorithms and automation, arguing they reduce privacy and consumer choice. However, this thinking is misguided and ignores the tremendous benefits data innovation provides for consumers while transforming health care, public safety, community development and numerous other aspects of society.

Big Brother? Chicago to Measure Pedestrians' Movements

USA Today
Contrary to the belief of some collection and use of data is not “Orwellian” it is just good public policy.

When Is Anonymous Data Really Anonymous?

InformationWeek
The government should develop best practices in the de-identification of date says Daniel Castro.

Paper: De-identification Attainable

Politico
It is possible to collect data on individuals and analyze it without identifying them, says Daniel Castro.
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