So much of the debate over the data-driven economy has centered on the issue of privacy and the limits that should be placed on private enterprise related to the generation, access, and use of swelling data flows.
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.
In a Camden, New Jersey, hospital room this past January, data from a wearable device transformed one man’s medical care.
One economist argues that we're in for 25 years of stagnation. But he underestimates the power of information technology in spurring economic growth.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation was busy in 2015.
That's why we're proud to reveal a new video outlining our work last year, which focused on how businesses can do well, do good, and prepare for the future.
When we think about the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, there are a handful of words that tend to come to mind; words like antitrust, investigations, and consumer protection. However, in today’s increasingly connected world, the FTC’s focus tends to boil down to a different word: Balance.
How can data and innovation help us tackle some of society's toughest challenges?
In particular, how can we fight hunger and poverty using new and creative approaches?
Drones are a buzzy topic. For winemakers, they are serious business. At a recent panel I moderated at the Texas Wine Symposium, a room full of down-to-earth farmers became animated with the notion of drones as mobile platforms for precision agriculture. And who could blame them?
For more than a year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has been exploring the idea that data-driven innovation can be a force for good.
In a recent speech at George Mason University’s Law and Economics Center, former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Joshua Wright criticized the agency for failing to fully analyze the costs a