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Welcome to the Center on Technology, Data and Society

The Center's vision is to contribute to our understanding of how technology’s potential for innovation is realized in government and society

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Digital technologies have transformed the availability and use of information and data through the power of networking, scale and speed, presenting both emerging opportunities and threats. For individuals, technology represents access to information - essential for democratic citizenship, economic opportunity and the ability to participate in society. Information and data generated by new technologies promise significant benefits for communities and the nation. But governments and nonprofits must understand how to effectively use them, manage challenges for public policy, and promote inclusion and social gain.

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The Digital Inclusion Leadership Certificate is a collaboration between the Marconi Society, ASU’s Center on Technology, Data and Society and the Bob Ramsey Center for Executive Education at Arizona State University. The program was developed with the support of the Samueli Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


The Center for Technology, Data, and Society (CTDS) at Arizona State University (USA) and the Center for Computational Social Science (C2S2) at Hanyang University (South Korea) are hosting a…

Center director Karen Mossberger is the 2023 recipient of the NASPAA/ASPA Distinguished
Research Award, which was announced at the NASPAA conference in Pittsburgh, PA on October

Arizona State University's Center on Technology, Data, and Society (CTDS) had the privilege of hosting two international visiting scholars, Francesco Olivanti and Catalina Canals.