Working smarter: The Connective brings many entities...
by Ron Starner An unprecedented alliance of communities has united to form a consortium aimed at solving Greater Phoenix’s most pressing challenges — from population growth and traffic congestion, to water conservation and sustainable energy. The alliance is comprised of the Partnership for Economic Innovation, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Maricopa Association of Governments, Arizona State […]View Post »
Why people and companies are moving to Greater Phoenix
by Savannah King If you want to know what a hot market looks like, look no further than Greater Phoenix. By virtually every metric that matters, 2019 was a record-setting year for this region of 4.8 million people. Whether it’s measured in jobs, capital investment, facility projects or people moving to the region, economic progress […]View Post »
The Connective launches to build the nation’s largest...November 15, 2019
PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 15, 2019) – At last night’s State of the Smart Region Gala in Phoenix, the Partnership for Economic Innovation, together with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Maricopa Association of Governments, Arizona State University and the Institute for Digital Progress, announced the official launch of The Connective, Greater Phoenix’s Smart Region Consortium. Founded […]View Post »
Get smart: As cities grow more intelligent, so does...
by Ron Starner What is a smart region? To Arizona State University’s Chris Richardson, it is a place where cities communicate with their citizens, the people talk to government, organizations connect with other groups, and cities talk to each other — all in real time. Richardson should know. As the deputy chief information officer of […]View Post »