Smart technologies driven by data can change the face of emergency preparedness and public safety.
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.
Mobile payments technology combined with Big Data analytics will completely transform the relationship between buyer and seller.
The use of data and technology to help plant crops has been helpful, but also disruptive.
There may be few things in America more steeped in tradition than baseball. But despite its long roots, the sport is way ahead of the curve in the use of data.
Open Data is not a “thing” so much as it is a philosophy. It is the idea that free, accessible, unrestricted data is a catalyst for innovation and growth.
Estimates show that better use of data could reduce U.S. health care costs by $300 to $450 billion per year
What makes the data-driven economy something completely different is that, for the first time, trade is not only faster, more efficient, and widespread, but the nature of trade itself is changing.
Predicting the weather is something human beings have been trying to do since we were planting seeds in the Stone Age. Human understanding of the weather and seasons guides when we plant and when we harvest; when we hunt and when store food for the winter; when we travel and when we stick close to home.
At some point, all of us have been frustrated by U.S. transportation systems: waiting on a subway platform for a late train; standing at the bus stop watching the next bus go cruising past without room for more passengers. In these situations, we’ve all asked, “Isn’t there a better way to do this?” Soon, there will be, and it is thanks in large part to data-driven innovations.
Technology is changing more rapidly than ever before—and changing everything, upending old social mores. The world is “flatter” too, as people urbanize, travel costs fall, and instantaneous communication becomes nearly ubiquitous.