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Friday, November 21, 2014

A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled around on our American Futures adventure. We couldn’t miss them. They are ubiquitous—and sometimes even invoked—when people enthuse about the dynamic, exciting changes going on in their towns. What is going on with these words? Why did they catch on, how have they changed, and where are they going? Read More
Friday, October 17, 2014

When 'Collaboration' Is More Than a Buzzword

“Collaboration” is the order of the day in Ohio’s capital city, Columbus. It’s the word that Jim Fallows, Deb Fallows, and I heard most frequently when we visited Columbus for several days in early September for the American Futures reporting project. “Partnerships,” too. Collaboration and partnerships. Read More
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Collaboratory Seeks Solutions to Big Data Challenges

When most people look at companies the size of Nationwide, Cardinal Health, and American Electric Power, they see vast organizations with deep pockets and an almost unlimited ability to take on any challenge. In reality, these companies often struggle with the same problems as their smaller brethren, just at scale. Read More
Friday, February 7, 2014

Investments seek to grow cybersecurity jobs in central Ohio

Ohio is hoping to become a greater player in cybersecurity, thanks to a grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. The commission approved $5 million to support the Columbus Collaboratory, a partnership established to help companies perform advanced analytics and improve cybersecurity. Read More
Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Harvesting big data

Seven powerhouse companies in central Ohio that have banded together in a bid to make Ohio a leading center for using, managing and safeguarding the vast amounts of digital information that is generated each year. Read More