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Innovative approaches to economic development involving technology, workforce development and creativity
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Coworking Funding Stays Alive in Economic Development Push - Boston.com

Coworking Funding Stays Alive in Economic Development Push - Boston.com | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Coworking Funding Stays Alive in Economic Development Push
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State lawmakers have plenty to debate as the two chambers' economic development bills enter conference committee.
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These spaces are increasingly important contributors to local economies.

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Millennials Vs. Robots: Who Will Win Jobs?

Joining the workforce in the age of pizza-delivering drones may be easier said than done. (Joining the workforce in the age of pizza-delivering drones may be easier said than done.
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Ford to lay off more than 900 workers - Chronicle-Telegram

Ford to lay off more than 900 workers - Chronicle-Telegram | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
AVON LAKE — About half of the 1,886 workers at Ford Motor Co.’s Ohio Assembly Plant will be laid off as part of restructuring at the plant, said a Ford spokeswoman.
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Clemson President Urges Congress to Close "Innovation Deficit" - Patch.com

Clemson President Urges Congress to Close "Innovation Deficit"
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... President Urges Congress to Close "Innovation Deficit".
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With Freightopolis, Freight Brokers are Obsolete

With Freightopolis, Freight Brokers are Obsolete | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Freightopolis is a free, online tool that gives you a tracking number for every shipment no matter which carrier you choose. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Freightopolis, a Montreal-based ...
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The New Digital Economy: Remaining Ever Fresh (Part Three)

The New Digital Economy: Remaining Ever Fresh (Part Three) | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
By Karolyn Hart The new digital economy poses a new challenge for our future workforce.  How does one teach something that does not yet exist? By... (RT @SWEA_ca: Windsor's Karolyn Hart looks at the digital economy and effects on workforce.
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Managing A Remote Workforce | Regus Blog

Managing A Remote Workforce | Regus Blog | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Remote working is a popular topic at the moment, so here are 5 tips to managing a remote workforce. http://t.co/dV3rm93b5Y
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Somebody should tell Marissa Mayer about this. . .

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CCC aligns programs to educate a job-ready workforce - Auburn Citizen

CCC aligns programs to educate a job-ready workforce - Auburn Citizen | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
CCC aligns programs to educate a job-ready workforce Auburn Citizen Andrew Cuomo outlined his vision of linking community colleges with employers to identify the skills and knowledge required by the workforce of today, and then to develop the...
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Why Looking Outside Your Company For Innovation Is A Huge Mistake - Fast Company

Why Looking Outside Your Company For Innovation Is A Huge Mistake - Fast Company | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Fast CompanyWhy Looking Outside Your Company For Innovation Is A Huge MistakeFast CompanyTrue or not, HP's real error was strategic: pursuing acquisitions over innovation, failing to commercialize innovations of its own labs, and forsaking its core...
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New world-class Design Hub for RMIT University

New world-class Design Hub for RMIT University | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
RT @rmit_csit: New world-class Design Hub for RMIT University http://t.co/bkCiHyJF #design #HigherEd...
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ConAgra Foods, Nebraska Innovation Campus collaboration to be announced Nov. 16 | Announce | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

ConAgra Foods, Nebraska Innovation Campus collaboration to be announced Nov. 16 | Announce | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
ConAgra Foods, Nebraska Innovation Campus collaboration to be announced Nov.
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The Innovation "Sweet Spot" - Forbes

The Innovation "Sweet Spot" - Forbes | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
So you think you want to do your own thing and start a company, but you haven’t found just the right idea to run with? My advice to you is Look Around.  Open your eyes.  Don’t look for what is.  Look for what’s missing.
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Forbes India Magazine - New Trends in Innovation Management

Forbes India Magazine - New Trends in Innovation Management | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Numerous trial and error cases have shown that, when properly managed, these new technologies enhance creativity in the organization (RT @CIONET_Spain: Innovation is a “human process” Forbes India Magazine - New Trends in Innovation Management...
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Women of colour in tech: challenging the status quo

Women of colour in tech: challenging the status quo | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Focusing on the lack of women in the technology industry is not enough, we need to look at diversity as a whole ("At Google, women make up 30% of the workforce.
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Hispanic Talent Is the Future for Big Companies

Hispanic Talent Is the Future for Big Companies | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
By 2050, Hispanics will represent over half of the U.S. workforce. (By 2050, Hispanics will represent over half of the U.S. workforce.
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Retooled Target makes innovation a major focus - Farmington Daily Times

Retooled Target makes innovation a major focus - Farmington Daily Times | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Retooled Target makes innovation a major focus
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Elwin Loomis had spent 12 years at Target Corp. when he realized he wanted to work for smaller technology companies that really focused on game-changing innovation.
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Advisors say LSU key to economic development - The Advocate

Advisors say LSU key to economic development The Advocate Louisiana's long-term financial outlook could hinge, in part, on LSU's ability to produce the next generation of tech-savvy graduates, state Department of Economic Development Secretary...
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Report: More women becoming business owners

Starting her own business was a double win for Randi Hecht. (Report: More women becoming business owners: Starting her own business was a double win for Randi Hecht.
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Yahoo chief bans working from home

Yahoo chief bans working from home | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Marissa Mayer has ordered an end to 'remote' work as all staff are told to be in the office as part of a new era of collaboration (Fascinating. Is collaboration not possible with a dispersed workforce?
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Mobile Innovation: Top Ten trends for startups

Mobile Innovation: Top Ten trends for startups | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Mobile experts and award-winning app developer teams from around the world gathered in Abu Dhabi this week for the World Summit Awards - Mobile (http://www.wsa-mobile.org/). Here are my key takeaways for startups, summed up as Top Ten trends where...
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Infosys to partner with Australia's premier ICT research organisation NICTA - The Economic Times

Infosys to partner with Australia's premier ICT research organisation NICTA - The Economic Times | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
"Innovation across borders is essential to accelerate the pace of world prosperity," said N R Narayana Murthy. (#ETnews Infosys to partner with ICT research org NICTA: "Innovation across borders is essential t...
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Accenture Opens New 'Innovation Center for Financial Services' in Beijing - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Accenture Opens New 'Innovation Center for Financial Services' in Beijing - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Accenture Opens New 'Innovation Center for Financial Services' in BeijingThe Herald | HeraldOnline.comBEIJING — Accenture has opened an Innovation Center for Financial Services in Beijing that showcases world-leading business and technology innovations...
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Ohio Education Officials Unveil Plan For Future Based On Tennessee Model

Ohio Education Officials Unveil Plan For Future Based On Tennessee Model | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
Ohio’s top education officials want to base the state’s system on a school in Tennessee that gets students ready for work when they walk out the door.
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Workforce, World Going Mobile, Gartner Says - Circuits Assembly

Workforce, World Going Mobile, Gartner Says - Circuits Assembly | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
V3.co.ukWorkforce, World Going Mobile, Gartner SaysCircuits Assembly“In 2016, two-thirds of the mobile workforce will own a smartphone, and 40% of the workforce will be mobile,” said Milanesi. Tablets will be the key accelerator to mobility.
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How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation -- InformationWeek

How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation -- InformationWeek | Innovation in Economic Development | Scoop.it
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
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