Reports

Software.org conducts original research and in-depth writing with several aims:

explaining new technologies in plain English for policymakers and the general public

highlighting software’s role in supporting other industries and growing the overall economy; and,

outlining the importance of the proper policy environment for technology overall.

2018 EU Economic Impact of Software Report
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The Growing €1 Trillion Economic Impact of Software

Learn how the software industry supports 12.7 million EU jobs.

Every Sector Is a Software Sector: Manufacturing
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Every Sector Is a Software Sector

Software is an integral part of every industry, not just the software or tech industries.

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Artificial Intelligence: Maximizing the Benefits

Discover what AI is, how it works, and the fundamental benefits it helps cultivate.

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Encryption’s Vital Role in Industrial Control Systems

Government and industry must work together to promote the development and use of strong encryption.

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Blockchain Primer

Understand the new technology that promises to transform old industries and create new ones.

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The Growing $1 Trillion Economic Impact of Software

The first-ever report to track the growth of software’s impact on the US economy.

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Sensor Sensibility: Getting the Most From the Internet of Things

We’ve only seen a fraction of what the Internet revolution has yet to deliver.

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Infrastructure 4.0: Rebuilding America With Software

For decades, our nation’s infrastructure has been the operating system that helped run our economy.