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October 2021

DCI Survey Contradicts Conventional Wisdom, Finds SMBs Use Multiple Sales Methods in Modern Retail

Oct. 25, 2021, WASHINGTON – The Data Catalyst Institute (DCI) published Super Selling, new survey research on small business retail...

September 2021

The United States Benefits From Strong, Strategic Federal Technology and Innovation Policy

WASHINGTON DC, September 23, 2021 — Today, the Data Catalyst Institute, part of Catalyst Research, published a white paper authored...

August 2021

Data Catalyst Institute Analysis of the House Judiciary Committee Tech Antitrust Legislation and Report Card on ‘Populist Antitrust’

The Data Catalyst Institute (DCI) works to support stakeholders and policymakers as they undertake the important and difficult work of enacting sound,...

July 2021

Data Catalyst Institute Analysis of NYC Council Int. 2311

The Data Catalyst Institute (DCI) works to support stakeholders and policymakers as they undertake the important and difficult work of enacting sound,...

April 2021

Digitally Advanced Small Businesses Pull Further Ahead During Pandemic

The success rate between “digitally aggressive” and “digitally skeptical” small businesses (SMBs) is widening, exposing a skills gap that could...

March 2021

European Small Businesses Benefit From a Digital Safety Net

A new report shows European small businesses (Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises, or SMEs) that adopted digital technologies sooner and more aggressively...

January 2021

The Economic Impact of Software Developer Kit (SDK) Releases in the iOS and Android Ecosystems

Analysis demonstrates new SDKs have positive market effects on app creation, smartphone sales, early-stage venture investment, and tech industry hiring...

September 2020

A Digital Safety Net Helps Small Businesses Survive During COVID-19

Today, the Connected Commerce Council (3C) published a report detailing the existence and importance of the small business “Digital Safety Net.” The...

January 2020

Analysis: GDPR Data Regulation Hurts EU Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A report released today by the Data Catalyst Institute (DCI) reveals a negative effect to the European...

June 2019

Increased Uncertainty of Data Laws Takes a Toll on U.S. Businesses

New Report Identifies Seven Costs Incurred by U.S. Companies Due to Growing Patchwork Of Data Regulation

March 2019

Data Catalyst Institute and India-based think Tank, ICRIER, Partner on March 25th Data Regulation Conference

Following the release of India’s draft Personal Data Protection Bill, there has been extensive deliberations on the numerous aspects of...

December 2018

Data Policy Think Tank Grades Data Laws in Europe and California, and Proposed Legislation in India, Chile, and the United States

Policy thought-leaders assign scores to data privacy laws, highlighting successes and areas for improvement Washington, DC – December 19, 2018...

November 2018

Europe’s Privacy Rules Are Having Unintended Consequences

Europe may succeed in redirecting innovation from data plundering into other areas. If so, that will be a good thing....

November 2018

Who is the biggest GDPR beneficiary?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which primarily aims to protect personal data within the EU, has been in effect...

May 2018

3 Things You Should Know About Europe’s Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

The U.S. takes credit for creating the Internet, and the European Union seems determined to govern it. On Friday, a...