Trends For 2012: Digital Services Innovator On Leveraging Open Data
NYC's Rachel Sterne says that entrepreneurs are going to be able to improve people's lives and society.
To support a new initiative from Intel aimed at uncovering and supporting young Innovators, PSFK has tapped some of the world’s established innovators to share some insights into what young entrepreneurs should be on the lookout for in 2012. We asked Rachel Sterne, New York City’s Chief Digital Officer to share some of her thoughts on the ideas that will be exciting her in the coming year.
Rachel says that governments around the world have access to vast data resources. When entrepreneurs are granted access to this data, and are able to bring their creativity to the table, they can improve people’s lives as they improve society — and can even build a sustainable business model on top of that utility. She told PSFK: