Economic Development

Board Bits – What You Need to Know About Impact DashBoard

Interested in the basics of our web-based impact model, Impact DashBoard? Check out the 8 minute video below.   For more information on Impact DashBoard, contact Nicole or try out the online demo. Nicole D’Souza, (469) 917-8874, [email protected]

Our Economic Development Impact Detailed Report

In a related post, I explained what type of information was included in the Summary Report in Impact DashBoard. Impact DashBoard includes a one-page Summary Report for each taxing district in your analysis but the Detailed Report, consisting of 10-15 … Read More

Our Economic Development Impact Summary Report

K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple, Stupid. This a principle we’ve come to appreciate over the years. Reporting on the impact of an economic development project can get technical but in developing Impact DashBoard, our economic development impact model, we have … Read More

Tax Increment Financing in Impact DashBoard

We recently added a feature to Impact DashBoard that gives users more control over tax increment calculations for evaluating projects in a TIF district. The basics are described below but feel free to reach out for a one-on-one explanation and … Read More

Total Impact Users – Switch to Impact DashBoard Today!

“Having been a client of Impact DataSource for over 13 years, I have utilized both the desktop model and the online Impact DashBoard. While the desktop version was very useful, I have found that the Impact DashBoard provides quicker and easier results among many other advantages.” … Read More

Impact DashBoard New Features

We’re excited to announce two new features added to Impact DashBoard: Sales Tax Rebates and Adjustable Length Analysis. Below you’ll find a breakdown of how to use these features and a video walk-through. Sales Tax Rebates Users can now model … Read More

ROUNDUP: Impact DashBoard Confidential

A big thank you to everyone who was able to tune in to one or more of the webinars in our series, Impact DashBoard Confidential. During the webinar series, several Impact DashBoard users shared insights on how they use the online … Read More

A Word of Advice for Amazon HQ2 Communities

High-profile location projects like Amazon HQ2 magnify the importance of some economic development basics. Most important piece of advice I give to local governments, which doesn’t necessarily hold in the case of Amazon, is to get absolutely clear on the … Read More

IEDC 2017

In September of 2017, IEDC hosted another successful Annual Conference in the beautiful city of Toronto! We had a pleasure talking to everyone in the exhibit hall and during our learning lab. Below are links to handouts, presentation videos and … Read More

ED Secret from 014: ED Microsite Marketing

During this month’s episode of Economic Development Secrets, Kristin Reese, Executive Director of the Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership, emphasizes how vital marketing is in the economic development field. From creating community awareness to helping your businesses market themselves, ED … Read More