Promise Zones are not Strategic Networks

By Zachary Alexander on

Last week, President Barack Obama designated some lesser industrialized communities as promise zones. This is a dream come true for old establishment Republicans. You can think of a promise zone as an incentive program sponsored by the federal government. The problem is that promise zones are not strategic networks and post-globalists would consider a promise …

Post-Globalism’s impact on Remote Work

By Zachary Alexander on

The Harvard Business Review had an article by Clayton Christensen on the disruption of the consulting industry. In this article, Mr. Christensen talked about how the economics are changing the practice of management consulting. He talks about companies hiring refugees from the big consulting firms and the introduction of software-based services. What’s missing is a …

Continuing SNICE Outreach

By Zachary Alexander on

Back in July of 2012, members of the Strategic Network for Industry Cluster Empowerment (SNICE) were asked the best ways to engage young professionals. This led numerous suggestion that centered around given them a greater voice in the economic development process to holding targeted events. Last month, Post-Globalism Talk continued this outreach by engaging college …

Welcome to 2014

By Zachary Alexander on

For a lot of very serious people, 2014 will be about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. While those on the political right might chose to focus on how to extract concessions from President Barack Obama and 99 percent of the rest of the American people. While those on the left will concentrate on …