The ITIC is the premier group of the nation's high-tech companies and a tech industry lobbying organization in Washington and around the world. It began in 1916 as an association of office equipment manufacturers. Its mission today is the same as in 1916: to promote the global competitiveness of its member companies. The website contains a list of members, issues, news, and more.
Founded in 1901, NIST is a federal agency within the United States Commerce Department. The NIST strives to promote the nation's innovation and competitiveness by advancing science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance our economic security and quality of life.
The ITA is part of the Department of Commerce. Its mission is to help strengthen the competitiveness of U.S. business and insure fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements. ITA assists businesses in finding and developing markets overseas. They also help with issues that arise from exporting goods. The website contains recent news and links to forms and analysis, among other things.
The following articles provide recent competitiveness-related news.