Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Economic Development News and Views
January 26, 2017
Information you can use:
SBA Offers Cybersecurity Training: Prepare your business in case of a cybersecurity breach. Start with this 30 minute online training course in the SBA Learning Center. Then check out the top 10 cybersecurity tips, top tools and resources, and a social media cyber-vandalism toolkit on the SBA website’s cybersecurity page.
Communicating with the Five Generations in your Workplace: Prevent frustration by evaluating the method you use to distribute information; each has varying degrees of effectiveness with different generations.
Economic Development News:
Food & Agriculture Finance Update: A free, monthly newsletter featuring news, resources, case studies and event information focused on the food and agriculture finance industry. Subscribe today.
State Technology and Science Index: This bi-annual index by the Milken Institute tracks and evaluates every state's tech and science capabilities and their success at converting these assets into companies and high-paying jobs.
Census Business Builder: A suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data tailored to help you start or grow a business or understand the business landscape for a region.
State Workforce and Economic Development: Opportunities for Collaboration. A new publication by the Urban Institute examining how workforce development and economic development can collaborate.
Do you have any major data, policy information how-to-do needs? If you do, please contact WEDI, maybe we can help.
Visit ForwardWI.org for your current economic development marketing data needs.
The “Fourteen State Business Cost Comparison”, “Fact Sheets” and Small Business Development “Tool Box” have been updated to 2016.