Tuesday, October 23, 2007
EDPro Premium is coming, and I have been spending most of my time working on the new platform. If you are a subscirber to EDPro News, you'll get your invitation later this week.
EDPro Premium meets the new demands placed on EDPros by:
* Giving you the opportunity to get smart fast * Providing you the most powerful on--line learning environment for EDPros * Exposing youto the latest open network-based models of economic development * Guiding you through the newest Web 2.0 tools and how you can apply them * Providing you with book and report summaries * Enabling you to search and use archived stories for your presentations * Getting personal support from me (Ed Morrison) through "Advisor in a Box" * Keeping up with the latest developments in thinking, tools, and models for regional economic development * Supporting a community of economic development professionals committed to advancing our profession * Keeping yourself competitive by continuing to develop your skills
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Some Background on EDPro Weblog
The purpose of this weblog is to help economic development professionals -- EDPros -- keep up with the changes sweeping our profession. Strap on your goggles. It's a whole new game. There are no experts any more. The only place to learn about economic development is from other EDPros who are doing it.
One other point: the prevaling approach (paradigm, if you like) in economic development is shifting from competition to collaboration. There are a lot of reaasons underlying this shift, but here's the important insight: You, your community, and your region will do better by collaborating and sharing information.
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Speaking and workshops on Open Source Economic Development
As the idea of Open Source Economic Development starts spreading, more people are asking about it. Visit the I-Open web site to learn more. My colleagues and I are happy to explain the basic concepts in a talk or a workshop. E-mail Susan Alshuler if you'd like to learn more about workshops and speaking.
Background on Ed Morrison
Download some background information on me here.