One primary focus of Information Renaissance programs
is the set of communities traditionally underserved by
commercial providers of technology. This includes low-income
neighborhoods, rural regions, and areas of low English literacy.
Community Service Providers.
Closely related to this focus is the set of
organizations that provides services to underserved groups
but which often lack an extensive knowledge of technology
or in-house capabilities to support technology.
Many of the efforts of Information Renaissance are
meant to be broadly inclusive and to serve the public at
large. This includes, in particular, our work on electronic
governance, and facilitation of the public role in governmental
A fourth target audience consists of personnel in
government agencies who are beginning to use electronic
means to interact with the general public.