Webinar Recap: Quantifying the Impact of Remote Workers

The coronavirus pandemic brought an abrupt transition to remote work for many employers. As businesses and workers continue to navigate life in the pandemic, how will changes in real estate needs and remote work affect cities? And importantly, how can … 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

In Defense of ED Incentives

“I’ll stop using economic development incentives when Walmart stops having sales.” – Some Economic Developer, Somewhere, Sometime It’s an intriguing comparison, but are economic development incentives analogous to retail sales? During this webinar, we compared economic development incentives to some … Read More

Questions and Answers on the New IEDC EDRP Data Standards

Last month IEDC’s Economic Development Research Partners (EDRP) published a great new document for economic developers called “A New Standard: Achieving Data Excellence in Economic Development”. The document builds on the 2002 Site Selection Data Standards that were developed when … Read More

Business Retention & Expansion X-Ray

Evaluating Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) projects can be confusing. How does an economic developer illustrate the value of a BRE project without shortchanging or overstating the impact? This is why we developed the BRE X-Ray tool that allows economic … Read More

Webinar: Economic Development Metrics for Success

We all know the general facts about our community – largest employers, tax rates, utilities, occupancy rates – but when a major project gives you an RFP that really gets into the weeds and very little time to submit it … Read More

2015 Blog Posts

[av_one_full first] [av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’10’ heading=’Impact Datasource – 2015 in Review’ color=’custom-color-heading’ style=” custom_font=’#c48236′ size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Thanks to all of our clients and readers for an amazing 2015! We’re pumped for 2016 and have … Read More

Webinar Recap: Economic Development Incentives Process

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Webinar Recap: Economic Development Incentives Process Did you miss it? Well, you’re in luck! Impact DataSource hosted a webinar series on the effective and judicious use of  economic development incentives and we’re sharing the videos and … Read More