Software Is Driving the Data Revolution

While using data to solve problems is not new, today we are in a remarkable period of innovation, and one the catalysts for this progress is the way we use data to unlock insights and answers. Software innovation, vast computing power and an abundance of data opens up almost limitless opportunities to tackle problems in new ways that improve people’s lives.

Advancing the Global Cloud

Cloud computing represents a tremendous evolutionary leap in information technology. But to capture the full efficiencies of scale it offers, there must be legal and regulatory cohesion in the international marketplace so companies can provide services across borders and customers can choose from the best solutions the world has to offer. (Click here for more.)


BSA supports a balanced approach to privacy that respects and encourages informed consumer choices while ensuring industry can continue delivering value to consumers by providing products and services tailored to their specific needs. Privacy regimes also must support the free flow of data across international borders so cloud computing and other valuable data services can flourish. (Click here for more.)


Cybersecurity policies should marshal market forces to protect the information systems that are indispensable to a thriving digital economy. They must promote rapid innovation and adaptation in the face of a constantly evolving threat landscape. And because the economy is global, they must be internationally cohesive. (Click here for more.)

BSA’s 2017 Policy Agenda

Learn more about BSA’s positions on data policy, intellectual property, workforce development, and emerging technologies.

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