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Help Create An Innovation Agenda For The Next Administration

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Darrell West of the Governance Studies program of the Brookings Institution is seeking to crowdsource ideas, feedback and insights into how the government can promote an innovation economy.  The results of this effort may go into an eventual report put out by West for new members of the next Administration.  Below this post, we've pre-loaded an initial list of 96 different possible agenda items, as prepared by West, for an innovation agenda, covering a variety of proposals touching on these topics:

  • the building of digital infrastructure
  • the promotion of entrepreneurship and economic development
  • improving productivity in the private and public sectors
  • improving education and workforce development
  • strengthening creativity and invention
  • improving university commercialization
  • improving decision making through data analytics
  • protecting digital assets
  • harmonizing cross-border laws to promote the digital economy
  • promoting socially responsible innovation

Now we need your help:

  1. Read through the list of items listed below this post
  2. Vote (up or down) on the items, based on the priority you believe they deserve
  3. Comment on individual items, with suggestions, thoughts, information, clarifications, etc.
  4. Respond to others' comments and discuss the various ideas being proposed
  5. Add your own items if you feel there are ideas that are lacking from the initial 96 items

Together, we can help shape a powerful agenda for innovation.

initiated Aug 13, 2012 in Economics by Mike Masnick (22,930 points)   58 99 160
edited Aug 13, 2012 by Mike Masnick
   

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Increase number of Innovation Fellows in local, state, and federal government

response added Aug 13, 2012 by Mike Masnick (22,930 points)   58 99 160
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Increase number of people creating content or making some portion of their living from creation content

response added Aug 13, 2012 by Mike Masnick (22,930 points)   58 99 160
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Increase FBI field office outreach to promote trust between government and private sector for counter-intelligence.

response added Aug 13, 2012 by Mike Masnick (22,930 points)   58 99 160
@mmasnick It seems ppl don't quite like the FBI getting involved huh? I find this one particularly problematic.

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