Browse by Tag: data

  • [Webinar Recording]: Harnessing the Power of StatsAmerica

    Posted on: September 28th, 2021 by Brett Schwartz

    In order to plan for what lies ahead tomorrow, communities and regions need accurate and accessible information today. Since 2008, the goal of StatsAmerica has been to provide actionable data for economic developers and planners to use in site requests,...

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  • Summertime with the CEDS

    Posted on: June 3rd, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    The sun has set on the NADO Research Foundation’s 2020 Summertime with the CEDS, but all of the recordings from the webinars are available on-demand for viewing anytime below, as well as links to case studies and other materials to support...

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  • “CEDS in Action” Case Studies Series

    Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    The goal of the CEDS process is not just to create an accessible, well-researched, and engaging planning document – though that’s really important!  It is ultimately meant to encourage action and create the space for impactful initiatives to emerge that meet the...

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  • Data Deep Dive Webinar Series Recordings

    Posted on: February 20th, 2020 by Brett Schwartz

    To reach its full potential, a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) should be grounded in accurate and accessible data that facilitates a region-wide conversation about economic development.  Without a solid understanding of key metrics, trends, demographics, and more, a region...

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  • [Webinar Recording]: Getting the Most Out of StatsAmerica to Enhance Your CEDS

    Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    A foundational element of every impactful Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is the effective use of accurate and relevant data. The right data can make all the difference when planning, writing, implementing, and benchmarking your CEDS. It also helps tell...

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  • “An Afternoon with the CEDS” Workshop Materials

    Posted on: March 26th, 2018 by Brett Schwartz

    Staff from over 25 Economic Development Districts from across the country came together in Arlington, Virginia for “An Afternoon with the CEDS” on March 21.  This workshop provided training on innovative approaches to Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) planning and...

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  • Recording and Slides Available for Innovation Index 2.0 Webinar

    Posted on: April 7th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    The NADO Research Foundation and the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) hosted a webinar that took a closer look at the Innovation Index 2.0 , a new web index from StatsAmerica funded with support from the US Economic Development Administration...

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  • Stronger CEDS, Stronger Regions: Resource Archive

    Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by Brett Schwartz

    CEDS Central now serves as the Resource and Training Archive for materials developed by the NADO Research Foundation (NADO RF) as part of its Stronger CEDS, Stronger Region program, funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.  The free materials archived there include reports,...

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