Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. IBM articles below.
The collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to expand student skills and understanding of applied computing to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals and business leaders.
Study reveals how this new trend of everyone and everything becoming connected to the Internet will impact the cities across the country and around the world.
The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.
IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge, already operating at a temporary site, represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date, with innovative public-private partnerships in higher education and urban development.
Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report
Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.
"IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge" represents Louisiana's largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components
The goal of the collaboration is to help government harness Big Data to serve residents more efficiently and save taxpayer dollars.