The creation and adoption of new products, services, technologies and business models drives economic growth. Improving America’s standard of living and competitive edge depends on the nation’s ability to innovate. Without a targeted federal partnership, U.S. competitiveness will slip and economic growth will lag. Brookings experts describe how America’s innovation efforts may—or may not—be enough.
A robotic tape library used for mass storage of digital data is pictured at the Konrad-Zuse Centre for applied mathematics and computer science (ZIB), in Berlin August 13, 2013.
In the Future We Will Store Data Not in a Cloud But in a Lake
July 28, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
Big data has led to huge gains in efficiency and productivity. Data lakes are widely regarded as the next step in the rapid evolution of big data. The depth of analysis that data lakes can enable holds immense potential for improving existing information systems and achieving new insights.
U.S. Economic Performance
Growth through Innovation
July 28, 2014, Rachel Barker and Amy Liu
July 24, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
July 24, 2014
Opinion | Project Syndicate
July 21, 2014, Kemal Derviş
July 21, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
July 14, 2014, Hillary Schaub and Darrell M. West
July 11, 2014, John P. Banks
July 10, 2014, Fred Dews and Elina Saxena
July 8, 2014, Stuart N. Brotman
July 7, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Walter D. Valdivia
Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy
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