When we think about data-driven innovation, we don't automatically think of the non-profit sector. We often think of the high tech, Silicon Valley types that deliver us amazing breakthroughs from apps, to new personalized services.
The People’s Republic of China and its neighbors provide a kind of natural experiment in Open Data policy. China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong are all beginning to release and use more open government data in new ways, despite the differences in their governmental structures.
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
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.