100 Data Innovations – January 2014 Edition

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 26, 2014

100 DATA INNOVATIONS – January 2014 Edition 

“Businesses, government agencies, and non-profits in countries around the world are transforming virtually every facet of the economy and society through innovative uses of data. These changes, brought about by new technologies and techniques for collecting, storing, analyzing, disseminating, and visualizing data, are improving the quality of life for billions of individuals around the world, opening up new economic opportunities, and creating more efficient and effective governments. Policymakers can help support these efforts by fostering the development of human capital, encouraging the advancement of innovative technology, and promoting the availability of data itself for use and reuse. This list provides a sampling, in no particular order, of some of the most interesting and important contributions data-driven innovations have made in the past year.”

 

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