The infamous Tommy-gun toting John Dillinger was once asked why he robbed banks. He responded, “Because that’s where the money is.”
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.
The world has many people who chronicle the events of our lives but no one group of people writes more of the first page of history than reporters.
By Rich Cooper
If you could go back in time and talk to a 17-year-old you, what would you say? It sounds like the premise for a country song or even a comedy film, but it’s a serious question when you think about preparing for the future.
Every company is a tech company these days, and data-driven innovation is happening in every corner of our country.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber’s Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation and the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, hosted an event on the impact of data-driven innovation in the greater Nashville area. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) delivered a keynote address, and local leaders in healthcare, entrepreneurship, music, financial services, and nonprofit engagement discussed trends and opportunities in the data-driven economy.
Large and open data sets offer great opportunities for societal advancements. In health, more data can result in greater diagnostic tools and forecasting of health outcomes, showing better ways to evaluate different types of health interventions.
For about a century, beginning in the early 1800s, the Balkan peninsula (previously ruled as a single land by the Ottomans) was broken into a number of smaller states that did not get along.
It seems not a week goes by without another report of cyber criminals making off with hordes of stolen data.
Looking for summer vacation ideas? Data scientist Randal Olson from Michigan State University may be of some assistance.
The European Union is poised to vote on a set of data protection rules that would be bad news for free enterprise, competition, and innovation