Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide
Gaia-X, Mother Cloud
Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI
Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board
TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based attitude with strict rules for high-risk systems. This proposed regulation is a move against aggressive surveillance and bias in AI organisms and demonstrates Europe’s commitment to safeguarding individual rights in a time of disruptive technological…

22 Apr 2021 - Opinion

Gaia-X, Mother Cloud

Germany’s Gaia-X proposal for a European cloud network aims to foster a European cloud market based on interoperability, security and storage guarantees. The objective is to end Europe’s current reliance on US cloud service providers and create companies that can scale and effectively compete out of Europe. Is this easier said than done?

17 Dec 2019 - Opinion

Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a growing digital and technological powerhouse. According to the European Centre of Digital Competitiveness (ECDG), the Kingdom was the top digital riser (country with the single most increase in its digital competitiveness) within the Group of 20 (G20) over the last three years. The Saudi Data and AI Authority…

22 Oct 2020 - Opinion

Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board

Ed Vaizey, Mike Senkowski, Nancy Victory, Simon Bax and Stephen Pattison appointed to provide expert consultancy as part of new Access Partnership initiative

6 Jul 2020 - Press

TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Step consolidates group’s ability to shape national rules around tech so all stakeholders get a fair deal in the process. London (UK), June 1st 2021 — Access Partnership, the tech sector’s global public policy firm, announced today that it has integrated TRPC, a Singapore-based research and advisory firm that develops policy solutions for international development funds,…

1 Jun 2021 - Press

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COVID, Cyber, and Congress: What’s Next for Federal IT Modernization?

COVID, Cyber, and Congress: What’s Next for Federal IT Modernization?

On 14 July 2021, Access Partnership and BSA | The Software Alliance co-hosted an hour-long discussion on the Biden Administration and Congress’s efforts to foot stomp the COVID-19 recovery and implement improved cybersecurity protocols across the interagency. The discussion centered on what is next for federal IT modernization and featured key players across Capitol Hill,…

22 Jul 2021 Opinions
Business Day: The West Looks on as Africa Opts for China’s Digital Silk Road Programme

Business Day: The West Looks on as Africa Opts for China’s Digital Silk Road Programme

This article was originally published on Business Day on 18 July 2021. How has the West attempted to counter China’s influence...

19 Jul 2021 Opinions
Preparing for the Green Future: Fit for 55

Preparing for the Green Future: Fit for 55

The much anticipated ‘Fit for 55’ proposal will be introduced on July 14 by the European Commission. Part of the...

14 Jul 2021 Opinions
Smart Grids: The Challenge of Ultra-Reliable Communications

Smart Grids: The Challenge of Ultra-Reliable Communications

In what many are calling a Sustainability Super Year, policymakers are rushing to integrate technical solutions into the value chain...

13 Jul 2021 Opinions

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Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Access Partnership’s Director for Asia & US, May-Ann Lim recently co-authored a report on how cloud computing will play a...

16 Jul 2021 Reports
Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Digital Government across Asia and the Pacific

Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Digital Government across Asia and the Pacific

Access Partnership’s Director for Asia & US, May-Ann Lim has co-authored the following report analysing how many e-government capabilities, digital...

16 Jun 2021 Reports
Infographic and Interactive Dashboard: U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 (USICA)

Infographic and Interactive Dashboard: U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 (USICA)

On June 8, the U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 (USICA). The legislation marks a...

14 Jun 2021 Opinion
Digital Latam

Digital Latam

In this edition of Digital Latam, Access Partnership’s senior advisors take an in-depth look at the latest digital developments in...

3 Jun 2021 Opinion

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The New Zealand Herald: Nations Need to Tame the Wild Digital Frontier

The New Zealand Herald: Nations Need to Tame the Wild Digital Frontier

Grace Gown, Senior Manager, Fair Tech Policy at Access Partnership, has been quoted in Fran O’Sullivan’s op-ed on how to...

29 Jul 2021 Press
TechRadar Pro: Why Do All the Biggest Websites Keep Falling Apart?

TechRadar Pro: Why Do All the Biggest Websites Keep Falling Apart?

Matthew McDermott, Chief Business Development Officer at Access Partnership, has been quoted in a recent article published by TechRadar Pro,...

29 Jul 2021 Press
Business Day: The West Looks on as Africa Opts for China’s Digital Silk Road Programme

Business Day: The West Looks on as Africa Opts for China’s Digital Silk Road Programme

This article was originally published on Business Day on 18 July 2021. How has the West attempted to counter China’s influence...

19 Jul 2021 Opinion
Vanilla Plus: What did Covid-19 Do to the Plan for Fair Tech?

Vanilla Plus: What did Covid-19 Do to the Plan for Fair Tech?

This article was originally published at Vanilla Plus on 14 July 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted more than ever...

15 Jul 2021 Press