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The Economic Development Matters blog brings you the latest perspectives from Columbus 2020 President and CEO, Kenny McDonald. Check back every Monday for the latest, and subscribe by email here.

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What’s Under the Hood?

One of the best things about being an economic development professional is that we get to meet with hundreds of... View Article

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A Must Read

An insightful and fact-filled story appeared in the Washington Post this Friday. The incredible shrinking labor force, by Brad Plumer... View Article

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Small Pieces – Loosely Joined

I recently attended a presentation at MIT where a technologist suggested a book called Small Pieces Loosely Joined by David... View Article

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Who is relying on us to perform?

In a few weeks the Brookings Institute will visit the Columbus Region on a worldwide tour of some of the... View Article

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A world of data in our backyard

According to the 2011 IDC Digital Universe Study the world’s collected information is doubling every two years. The on-demand, information... View Article

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Remember Manufacturing?

We live in an on-demand economy. If we want something, and can generally afford it, it can probably be purchased... View Article

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Connecting Places

The map of the world is constantly changing. History tells us that there is constant and evolutionary change caused by... View Article

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It is not enough…

We all work hard and care about economic development because it is a way to create better quality of life... View Article

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The Complete Package

There’s no good idea that can’t be improved on. Michael Eisner I’ve touched on workforce a lot lately because it... View Article

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Harvesting Talent

Last week’s investor update focused on Ohio’s revamping of its workforce development/training system. The message – our system has become... View Article