Four separate but ultimately connected events help to explain Wisconsin's efforts to compete in a changing world:
Speaking to business leaders in Milwaukee, Hewlett-Packard vice president Kevin Gilroy said the "hypercompetitive global economy" has made it difficult for companies to stand out in the crowd. The worldwide "digital transformation" means factor......Full article >>>
Columnist Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times calls it the new "flat world." Simply put, the leveling of the global economic playing field due to technology, democratization and innovation is allowing more people from more places to compete and to collaborate. "When the world is flat," Friedman wrote, "you can innovate without having to emigrate."
Americans like to think of themse......Full article >>>
ies, and careers, at home.
The result is a squeeze play fewer American students are signing up for math and science, and fewer foreigners are filling the gap. The result is a shortage of skilled workers in the very fields that are driving the 21st century economy.
In the international competition to produce the most "knowledge workers," America is falling behind. As a result, ......Full article >>>
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