Competitive Regions

The competitive landscape is evolving from individual corporate competition to large-scale co-opitition.  As global competition continues to rise, organizations are looking for every advantage to accelerate their strategic objectives and investments.  Today we are looking at cities/regionsthat are architecting innovation economies byintegrating industry clusters, innovation centers and next generation educational programs.  These initiatives are supported … Continue reading Competitive Regions

Progress MN

Appreciating the interesting, innovative and sometimes surprising... Progress Minnesota honors the efforts of individuals and organizations working in economic development, technology, entrepreneurship and workforce development. Finance & Commerce hosted their 7th annual event at the Metropolitan in Minneapolis. Highlights for me included learning about Technovation [MN] which is encouraging middle school and high school to … Continue reading Progress MN

How to keep Minnesota competitive

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Minnesota chapter, held its monthly lunch focused on Public Policy.  The presentation theme was "How to Keep Minnesota Competitive: A policy discussion with Charlie Weaver."  The event was hosted at the Windows Over Minnesota room of the IDS tower.   The presentation covered an in-depth look at metrics representing Minnesota's economy over … Continue reading How to keep Minnesota competitive