About TIP StrategiesTIP Strategies is a privately held Austin based economic development consulting firm committed to providing quality solutions for public & private sector clients.
Does a Healthy Economy Require Jobs?
At the IEDC Leadership Summit
in Orlando this week, Jon Roberts will continue the conversation he began a year ago with his Future of Jobs Ignite presentation. Jon will argue that our notion of a “job” assumes a relationship that is dissolving. Instead of focusing on job creation, we should be asking: does a healthy economy even require jobs? Read more...
Tailoring Incentives to Support an Economic Development Strategy
The tactical hurdles associated with measuring economic impact, negotiating with private companies, tracking return on investment, and establishing mechanisms to monitor compliance are important to any community engaged in negotiating performance agreements. Read more...
An Interactive Infographic Maps the Future of Emerging Technology
Can speculation about the future of technology serve as a measuring stick for what we create today? That’s the idea behind Envisioning Technology’s
massive infographic (PDF)
, which maps the future of emerging technologies on a loose timeline between now and 2040. Read more...
Regional Planning for Metropolitan Areas
In recent years, TIP has assisted in developing EDA-funded Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) for a number of large metropolitan areas. The main challenge to regional planning is designing economic strategies that satisfy the needs of different communities within the region. TIP is committed to engaging stakeholders at the local level in order to drill down into the specific challenges and opportunities of each community. Read more...