Category Archives: economic development technology

Prepare to be Googled

I had a conversation a few days ago with an economic development professional about using technology to promote our communities and to help our businesses connect to customers.  She reminded me of an important point — it is not so … Continue reading

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More data, less difficult

I learned of what looks like a great economic development tool from a post on Sara Dunnigan’s A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Economic Development.  It is called The U.S. Cluster Mapping Project, but be patient, it is still in Beta version as of … Continue reading

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Site Selection Analysis – It’s not darts thrown at a map

“New Google Project Tango Technology Will Change Site Selection Analysis” from the GISPlanning blog is an interesting preview of new technology utilization in economic development. If I had not spent way too much time last week getting remote access to … Continue reading

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More connections, posts and lots of hits to come

I have been a user (maybe not the most proficient one) of social media for quite a while — Facebook, Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to name a few.  Professionally, I have found this blog and LinkedIn have returned the most … Continue reading

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PR about QR

I will be speaking about using technology in economic development during the Ignite IEDC session of the 2012 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Leadership Summit in San Antonio on January 30th.  Specifically, I will speak about how economic development professionals … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Mondays and using WordPress

Rainy days and Mondays… they are good for something. It has been cool and rainy for the past several days, which has expedited my blog upgrade and immersion into WordPress. I have edited code, modified a 404 page, changed permalinks, … Continue reading

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