Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
American strength in information and technology is both a significant competitive advantage and a platform for expansive economic growth and opportunity. Business Roundtable supports policies that will leverage America’s strengths while safeguarding U.S. information and technology assets in a complex global environment. Challenges include policies that enable more intelligent and effective cybersecurity protection, global information technology (IT) policies that maximize the value of information in an interconnected world, and IT trends and their impacts on economic growth and business innovation.
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Business Roundtable today unveiled a new report, titled Catalyst for Growth: America’s Hybrid Infrastructure, that urges America’s public and private sector leaders to keep up with today’s advancing technology by facilitating the deployment of hybrid infrastructure – the integration of physical infrastructure and digital technology.
Business Roundtable today released its new report, Catalyst for Growth: America’s Hybrid Infrastructure, which details how the integration of physical infrastructure and information technology is creating a new platform for sustained economic growth and job creation. The report provides recommendations for adapting government policies to the reality and promise of 21st century hybrid infrastructure, which includes, for example, cloud computing systems, smart electric grids, mobile payment systems and America’s forthcoming Next Generation Air Transportation System.
Business Roundtable today released its new report, Catalyst for Growth: America’s Hybrid Infrastructure, which details how the integration of physical infrastructure and information technology is creating a new platform for sustained economic growth and job creation.
The CEOs of the Business Roundtable believe that building out hybrid infrastructures offers the nation an opportunity to spur long-term economic growth and generate substantial societal benefits, including the creation of new, innovative businesses; new public and private-sector services; new jobs; and improved quality of life.
Business Roundtable President John Engler today praised the U.S. House of Representatives, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI), Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and members of the Committee for passing H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).