Digital Economy

Strengthening the Charter of Trust for a Secure Digital World

As part of our ongoing, all-encompassing effort to build trust in data processing and storage, IBM was, in early 2018,  a founding member of the Charter of Trust for a secure digital world.

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Envisioning America’s 5G Future

IBM provides technology services and support for half the world’s telecommunications infrastructure, so we have seen firsthand how each generation of mobile wireless technology has been an engine of economic and social change.

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With Great Technology Comes Great Responsibility

In 1996, Congress passed the first major overhaul of U.S. telecommunications law in more than 60 years. Tucked away in Title V of the Telecommunications Act was a provision that granted immunity from liability for providers of an “interactive computer service” who publish content from others.

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Trade Policy: A Steely Resolve and Strong Headwinds

The European Commission’s Trade Policy Day on December 5th is a timely moment to reflect on the outlook for trade policy across the world. In recent times we’ve witnessed a torrent of political events that have altered the outlook on trade and created a shift towards mercantilism – and in some cases, pure protectionism – […]

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Three Guiding Principles for Interoperability in Healthcare

In January 2018 I will join 24 other health information technology experts, medical professionals and other stakeholders to help inform public policy as part of the Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC). This diversity of experience is critical to advance health IT systems that are appropriately balanced to promote the best care at the right costs […]

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