Charleston’ Headlight Portal Wins C2ER Award

The Charleston Regional Competitiveness Center website, built on Avalanche’s Headlight software platform, won this year’s C2ER Community and Economic Research Award for “Outstanding Achievement and Excellence in Data Collection/ Dissemination Efforts.”...

Of Bacon and Buildings

By John Rees Does anyone remember last year’s projected bacon shortage? In September, media outlets such as CBS, the Huffington Post, and CNN cited claims by the British National Pig Association that a global shortage of bacon and pork was “unavoidable.” Due to rising...

Talent Attraction: The Importance of ‘Talent Churn’

By John Rees Places such as Austin and Denver are often recognized for their phenomenal success in attracting college-educated migrants. But there’s another less discussed quality that the country’s leading talent magnets also benefit from – talent churning. One...