In the Crowe Horwath LLP and Governing Institute study, government leaders revealed that the lack of modern technology and processes creates problems, such as uncoordinated strategies among departments and untracked or incorrectly tracked data. ...Read more ›
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The world's largest gathering of economic developers is happening in Fort Worth, TX, this October 19-22: the International Economic Development Council's 2014 Annual Conference.
Midwest companies leading the charge on corporate social responsibility. ...Read more ›
Concern over competitive environment rising; top areas for increased spending include technology (64%), existing facilities (42%) and workforce hiring (40%) in 2014. ...Read more ›
The SBA has cleared the way for two major government guaranteed loan programs. ...Read more ›
Growth through new products and distribution channels replaces regulation as the key driver for change. US managers grab first mover advantage over Europe by leading this shift in focus; medium sized managers furthest ahead on implementing a global operating model. ...Read more ›
According to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014. ...Read more ›
Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion. ...Read more ›
According to the report, 58% of CEOs plan on hiring in the year ahead, the highest percentage since 2007. ...Read more ›
According to a recent survey of 1,004 U.S. adults, 74 percent feel the economy is better (41 percent) or the same (33 percent) as a year ago. ...Read more ›
U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ...Read more ›