About TIP StrategiesTIP Strategies is a privately held Austin based economic development consulting firm committed to providing quality solutions for public & private sector clients.
The Future of Jobs
No topic is of more immediate, more urgent concern than America’s job situation. The unemployment rate remains stubbornly high and entire communities are at financial and social risk. Among all these issues, there is a deeper discussion to be had: what is a job – really – and how does it fit into the larger historical framework? Read more...
Manufacturing's New Innovation Labs
Although many companies still maintain proprietary research operations (Google X lab, for example), they’re increasingly turning outward and depending on distributed or open research, in which firms or clusters of firms tap into larger networks of academic and applied work to drive new product and process development. Read more...
New Resources Help Connect Veterans with Employment Opportunities
Coinciding with Veteran’s Day, a number of new initiatives were announced to help put veterans back to work, such as the Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors Tax Credits, and online job search tools from Indeed.com and Google. Read more...
Data Visualization: Common Good Forecaster
An interactive graphic developed by the American Human Development Project and the United Way allow you to see, by county, a dashboard of indicators of health, educational attainment, income, and civic participation. What makes this visualization particularly informative is that the user can manipulate educational attainment levels and see how changing that variable affects the other metrics. Read more...