Data Innovation

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

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

Feds Want Flexible Policy to Regulate the Internet of Things

Government Technology
Legislators see the need for regulating the Internet of Things, but are wary of discouraging innovation in the world of connected devices.

Senate Republicans Aim to Limit Tech Regulation

U.S. News and World Report
Senators Deb Fischer and Kelly Ayotte discussed the need to balance regulation and innovation at an internet of Things Conference sponsored by ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation.

How Can Policymakers Help Build the Internet of Things?

Christian Science Monitor
The Center for Data Innovation brings together lawmakers and industry leaders to discuss the role Washington should play in the rapid rise of the IoT.

Data Innovation in Africa

December 5, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

While many commentators have focused on data-driven innovation in the United States and Western Europe, developing regions, such as Africa, also offer important opportunities to use data to improve economic conditions and quality of life. Three major areas where data can help are improving health care, protecting the environment, and reducing crime and corruption.

How Can Policymakers Help Build the Internet of Things?

December 4, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Knight Studio at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Special guests Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-New Hampshire), Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), and Representative Suzan DelBene (D-Washington) to provide remarks. Read more »