You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you are now. The first step is determining the baseline of where your economy is now, and how you iwll track its progress going forward. Economic dashboards, impact analysis, pulse surverys- these are tools to help your community stay ahead of the curve.
Talent retention, development and recruitment is now equal in weight to business development for most communities. We can help your community determine what talent segments you will focus on and what programs you will use for retaining, retraining and recruiting talent.
Ultimately it comes down to having a plan. Ady Advantage can help educate your stakeholders and elected officials on the principles of economic development. We can evaluate your community, identify key issues, and develop an immediate-term plan of action. Finally, we can lead your community through the process of developing a full ED strategic Plan.
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In recent years, access to talent eclipsed all other site location drivers to become the single most important factor. As a result, the world of economic development is changing. Economic developers can no longer attract a company and expect talent to organically...
Last March, I wrote a blog predicting how Covid-19 would impact economic development. It’s been quite a ride since then, but my predictions were pretty darn close. At least enough to embolden me to make some predictions for 2021. Here we go! Top 10 Economic...
At Ady Advantage embracing data is built into our mission. As such, we conduct industry-wide research to help inform our site selection clients and the economic developers who serve them. One key finding of our research was a distinct mismatch, or gap, in the...
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