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.

Issue Brief

How Open RAN Technologies Will Lead to Secure, Innovative 5G Networks

Learn what is the RAN and how it fits in the 5G ecosystem.

Report

Software: Supporting US Through COVID (2021)

How software has helped businesses shift their models & promote public health during the pandemic.

Issue Brief

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Puts Spotlight on Blockchain Benefits

Blockchain technology can be used to support immunization efforts.

Software.org 5G report
Report

5G Is Software

An introduction to 5G and the underlying software powering next generation wireless networks.

White Papers

IT Modernization

Software solutions can be tapped to help government make needed changes.

Privacy Shield: What It Is and Why You Should Care
White Papers

Privacy Shield: What It Is and Why You Should Care

An overview of the main issues at stake with Privacy Shield.

Software: Growing US Jobs and the GDP report
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Software: Growing US Jobs and the GDP (2019)

New study finds software jobs growing twice as fast as US jobs overall.

White Papers

Brazil 4.0: The Data-Driven Future of Brazilian Industries

Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America, has begun to take steps toward Industry 4.0.

2018 EU Economic Impact of Software Report
Report

The Growing €1 Trillion Economic Impact of Software (2018)

Learn how the software industry supports 12.7 million EU jobs.

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