Industry

Closing the Gender Gap, One Girl at a Time

Software.org’s first Girls Who Code class graduated this week, and we are honored to have sponsored such a dedicated group of aspiring coders. Rather than spend the summer at the beach, these 17 young women spent the past seven weeks mastering sophisticated languages like HTML, CSS, and Python to build websites, program apps, and make … Read More >>

Global Markets

Congress and the Administration Are Right: A Modernized NAFTA Must Address Digital Trade

Yesterday, BSA | The Software Alliance testified at a hearing convened by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) to shape the US negotiating objectives for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The hearing comes amid concrete signs that the Administration – as well as Canada and Mexico – recognize that there … Read More >>

Data, Global Markets

Future of Trade Hides in Plain Sight in Vietnam Deals

If you saw the headlines out of last week’s meeting between President Trump and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, you’re aware of the major deals announced with US manufacturers GE and Caterpillar – deals worth an estimated $8 billion dollars for jet engines, windmills, and construction equipment. What is less apparent, though, is how … Read More >>