TechAmerica Foundation : Research & Publications


Research & Publications

TechAmerica Foundation educates industry executives, policymakers, and opinion leaders on the promise of technological innovation through its award winning research.  It provides intelligence on industry trends at the local, state, national, and international levels, and delves into the critical issues surrounding the international competitiveness of the U.S. high-tech industry. This research sheds light on the ways to leverage technological innovation to advance prosperity, security, and general welfare in our local economies.

Research Reports

Cloud Buyer’s Guide for Government May 2014
 Tech-Trade-in-the-States-New-Globe Tech Trade in the States: A State-by-State Overview of International Trade in Tech Goods February 2014
R&D Credit Congress, don’t just preserve the research credit — expand it January 2014
Cyberstates 2013 Cyberstates 2013 provides 2012 tech trends on employment, wages, establishments, payroll, and tech concentration (Purchase Now).May 2013
Big Data Big Data and the Public Sector (PDF) provides key information about how big data can have real and immediate impacts on how governments operate.February 2013
Cybercities 2010 Cybercities 2010: The Definitive Analysis of the High-Technology Industry in the Nation’s Top 60 Cities examines the high-tech industry in the largest metropolitan areas focusing on high-tech employment, wages, establishments, payroll, employment concentration, and wage differential. (Purchase Now).December 2010
 Trade in the Cyberstates 2010  Trade in the Cyberstates 2010 provides comprehensive trade statistics at the national and state level, including 52 state overview pages with detailed graphs (Purchase Now).November 2010

The Competitiveness Series

TechAmerica Foundation produces regular reports on the most timely and relevant issues to the tech industry and to U.S. competitiveness in a global economy. We combine rigorous data with careful analysis to educate industry executives, policymakers, and opinion leaders on the issues. To date, TechAmerica has produced 33 installments on issues such as eHealth, high-skilled immigration, emerging technologies, the rise of China, telework, and high-tech trade.

China-US Trade Report 2010 China Is the 3rd Largest Destination for U.S. High-Tech Exports
TechAmerica Foundation releases a report quantifying the technology trade and investment relationships between the United States and China. November 2010
Midyear Tech Employment 2010 Tech Industry Adds 30,200 Jobs in 1st Half of 2010
TechAmerica Foundation releases a report based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data that shows the U.S. high-tech industry added 30,200 jobs between January and June of 2010, a 0.5 percent gain. September 2010

TechAmerica’s Definition of the High-Tech Industry (PDF file).View and download all 33 editions of the Competitiveness Series.

For additional information on TechAmerica’s publications and industry analysis, please contact Matthew Kazmierczak, Vice President, Research and Reports Analysis, at 202.682.4438.

Market Forecasting: TechAmerica’s Vision

Through our Vision Forecasts, we work in partnership with our member companies and their government customers to study the public sector market for IT, research & technology, and advanced electronics products and services for defense and civil government agencies. We then produce annually a 10-Year Defense Forecast, a 5-year Federal IT Forecast, and special studies on key markets such as Homeland Security, Services & Support, Information Assurance, etc.