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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?

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By: Ken Stier
After three tours of duty in Iraq as an Army medic, Will White came back stateside with a business idea.
Blog Post
January 6, 2014
Understanding the Big Data revolution through a new, must-read book.
Blog Post
October 2, 2013
The JOBS Act was supposed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise capital and for individuals, but is it?
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September 23, 2013
The future for broadband in America is bright.
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August 13, 2013
Innovation continues doing what it does best: creatively destroy the old and foster the new.
Library Article
June 21, 2013
Big Data is an integral part of every sector in the global economy— but what is it?
Blog Post
June 11, 2013
Video content may never be the same.
Blog Post
June 3, 2013
Digital communication has revolutionized how the world learns, thinks and acts. But can you trust what you read?
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April 26, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reads the Internet so that you don’t have to, sharing a short list of curated blog posts for your Friday reading.
Blog Post
December 6, 2012
The continued rapid growth of the mobile Internet and the rise of soft power
Event
May 29, 2012
So your organization has a Facebook page and maybe you're even doing some advertising...now what? The U.S. Chamber of Commerce invites you to a discussion on how to use Facebook to achieve your advocacy organization's goals.
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April 25, 2012

The Internet has been a boon for consumers. It allows online shoppers to compare prices, order direct from the manufacturer or a discount site, and enjoy the convenience of shopping anytime, anywhere from the comfort of one’s Internet device. This is great for consumers looking for a deal, but what about the salesmen and women who focus on personal interaction as a way to drive sales?

Blog Post
April 18, 2012

Policymakers and the public are wondering what the next big drivers of innovation will be that will propel the American economy forward and boost growth.  One prospect is “big data”: the explosion of digital information being generated and stored by individual consumers and firms, from start-ups to industrial behemoths.  So far we’ve only scratched the surface of what might be done with all the information that’s being generated every second of the day. 

Blog Post
April 5, 2012

Is the blog dead?  A host of big name bloggers certainly think so.

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February 15, 2012

The Economist and Booz Allen Hamilton recently released the Cyber Power Index, an insightful look at the intersection of the digital economy, our physical infrastructure, and a skilled workforce. The Index measures countries against four factors, all of which are essential to having a digital infrastructure that is both thriving and resilient:

  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Economic and Social Context
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • Industry Application

 

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January 5, 2012

The digital age has been a boon for innovators and entrepreneurs. In a difficult economy, the small business heroes, inventors and pioneers who keep the American private sector at the head of the international pack are finding ways to do more for less, and the Internet is helping it happen.

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December 27, 2011

Holiday jingles are advertising the latest tools and gadgets promising light-speed access to the digital world. The season offers businesses a chance to garner consumer dollars, a much needed shot of capital in a struggling economy. While our loved ones hope to unwrap technological wonders – and the private sector hopes to sell them – there is a larger question about the impact digital tools have on our society and economy. For as many benefits as the Internet brings, some caution it also poses significant risks.