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Issue No.02 - March/April (2009 vol.13)
pp: 69-73
Daniel Castro , Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Rob Atkinson , Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
ABSTRACT
Innovators continue to find new ways to use information technology (IT) to make our lives better. And looking forward, IT will continue to be a critical component of solutions to many social challenges. But policymakers must create the right environment for technological progress. This article offers ten guiding principals to create technology policy that spurs and sustains digital progress.
INDEX TERMS
technology, innovation, public policy
CITATION
Daniel Castro, Rob Atkinson, "Ten Ideas for Policymakers to Drive Digital Progress", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.13, no. 2, pp. 69-73, March/April 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.47
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