SHANGHAI – Over the last few years, a growing number of countries have recognized the importance of “open data” – publicly available data from government and other sources that can be used for economic development, new business creation, and improved decision-making. (For an analysis of Open Dat
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Data-Driven Innovation Project explores the rapid advancements happening in the digital economy as well as the inventive use of data for good. The promise of bigger and better data is a future of greater opportunity and growth. The Foundation is conducting research activities and a series of events around the country in order to highlight this potential.
We encourage you to read the blog posts and research reports here to gain a full understanding of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's work on data-driven innovation.
Be sure to read our in-depth report, The Future of Data-Driven Innovation.
Employers think that workers don't want to sign up for wellness programs due to privacy concerns. But employees say they have other reasons for not participating.
The problem facing new technologies is that they are often forced to operate under old regulations. These rules are a burden when small advances occur, but they are a colossal impediment for the rare instances of truly disruptive innovation.
While almost invariably overblown, such proclamations are nevertheless right that big data is revolutionary. But what kind of revolution is it?
On October 7, 2014, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted, “The Future of Data-Driven Innovation,” a program looking at the myriad ways data are impacting all levels of the public and private sectors.
As a first step toward increasing the public value of government information the Department of Commerce held an Open Data Roundtable with 21 private companies and 4 non-profits to explore ways to increase the value of open data.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation co-sponsored a series of roundtables on innovation with startup incubator 1776. One panel focused on the challenge of connecting startups with healthcare providers.
How big is Big Data? How can it be used for good?
By Meg Divitto
Vice President, IBM, Connected Vehicle
Drivers today are expecting a seamless transition from their smartphone to their car as they have since the mobile phone has entered the cabin of a vehicle.