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Posts tagged “Economic development”

Updated 10:54 a.m. today

Premium Lock Want a job in the 'Next Evolution'? Try analytics

Help wanted sign        With robots, more automation and the rise of cognitive computing being predicted to erase hundreds of thousands of jobs in North Carolina over the next generation, a new report predicts growing job demand in one area: Analytics. Companies need hundreds of thousands of data scientists and data managers as they broaden use of analytics across the enterprise. At Cisco, the search is on for internal talent.

Updated 7:49 a.m. today

Premium Lock Incoming NC IDEA leader: Change to foundation offers many benefits to startups, state

The economic development group NC IDEA will undergo a major transition under its new CEO Thom Ruhe, evolving into a private foundation. While the Durham-based group will continue to offer hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants annually to startups, its mission will broaden with the goal of boosting entrepreneurship, Ruhe tells WRAL TechWire in the first of a three-part Q&A.

Thom Ruhe Thom Ruhe

6:29 a.m. today

'Humans + Software > Job Stealing Robots' - A point to remember

NEW logo The Institute for Emerging Issues at NCSU hosted a two-day Emerging Issues Forum earlier this week to explore what technology automation and robotics means for future workers. Jim Roberts, who leads the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW), found much to be positive about.

12:24 p.m. yesterday

Virginia-based CRO brings animal research facility to Triad

SoBran BioScience, a 500-employee contract research organization based in Fairfax, Va., will open a new animal research facility this summer in Greensboro, providing a bio-boost for the Triad.

Animal research facility coming to Triad Animal research facility coming to Triad

Updated 8:22 a.m. Tuesday

Jobless future? NC Science and Math robotics team remains gung ho

Amid the doom and gloom about a possible jobless future due to technology automation and robotics, a team of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - The Zebracorns - remain excited about the future.

Updated 2:46 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Workforce expert: Healthcare jobs will change but the field remains 'hands on'

Healthcare workers are hardly immune from the threat of a jobless future as being explored in this week's Emerging Issues Forum "Future Work" conference. But as one of speakers explains opportunities will remain available for humans in healthcare.

Reg Javier Reg Javier

2:16 p.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Feb. 1, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Feb. 1, part two of two:

2:10 p.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Feb. 1, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Feb. 1, part one of two.

Updated 6:48 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock How can workers avoid becoming obsolete? A Q&A with Dr. Mike Walden

Is there a "Moore's Law" for technology-related job losses? Just as decades ago what came to be known as Moore's law forecast ever-increases in computer chip processing power, a new "law" has emerged: The faster technology develops, the more traditional jobs are lost. In a Q&A, NCSU Economist Mike Walden talks about the "jobless future" and how workers can avoid becoming obsolete.

Mike Walden Mike Walden

Updated 6:43 a.m. Monday

Raleigh forum's focus: How can NC deal with threat of jobless future?

Is a jobless future coming for North Carolina? As robotics, artificial intelligence and technology continue to evolve at a rapid rate, North Carolina faces a staggering 50 percent loss of jobs in the coming decades, according to an NCSU study. How can the state prevent such a debacle is the topic of a major forum in Raleigh.

Future Work Future Work

February 5

NC Commerce chief renews push for crowdfunding

Commerce Secretary John Skvarla told a legislative panel Thursday that North Carolina needs to help small businesses find investment capital so they can grow, and one way to do that is to legalize crowdfunding.

John Skvarla wants crowdfunding John Skvarla wants crowdfunding

February 4

Premium Lock 'State of Technology' report shows NC's numerous strengths, also weaknesses

Information Technology         North Carolina, the nation's ninth largest state, meets or tops that rank in six of 22 statistical categories for technology, according to a report from the North Carolina Technology Association. But there is plenty of room for improvement since in 10 categories the state ranks 21st or lower.

Updated February 4

Startup Weekend, Future Work events highlight tech calendar

Social networking Triangle Startup Weekend: Social Impact and the Institute for Emerging Issues' "Future Work" program highlight events coming up on the region's tech event calendar.

Updated February 2

Report: NC faces 'at least' 70% loss of jobs in 39 categories

Jobs        Automation threatens more than 700,00 jobs in North Carolina spread across 39 job categories, according to a recent NCSU study. Additional analysis shows that another 1 million jobs are threatened by off-shoring. To help document the threats posed, the Institute for Emerging Issues releases a new suite of tools called the "Future Work Disruption Index."

Updated February 1

Premium Lock How can cities best deal with rise of robot workers?

Four-in-10 of you working in Raleigh right now could lose your job to a robot. Yet a new study says Raleigh is well positioned as a job market where the rapidly approaching tsunami of robotic workers as replacements for humans sweeps worldwide compared to others. And Greensboro is among the most vulnerable. So what are cities supposed to do? Th e study's authors recommend ideas. It's time for "battle speed" to deal with the challenges of "Meet Robbie, my replacement."

Pepper, the robot companion Pepper, the robot companion

Updated February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 18, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 18, part two of two:

February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 25, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 25, part two of two:

February 1

WTW news in review: Week of Jan. 25, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Jan. 25, part one of two.

January 29

NC economic index 'suggests' economic expansion will continue

Economy The NCSU Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators surged in December, indicating that economic expansion will continue through at least early 2016, says NCSU Dr. Michael Walden.

Updated January 29

Emerging Issues Forum features 'Rise of Robots' author, tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa

Martin Ford, author of the bestselling "Rise of the Robots" and former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa are among the headliners for the upcoming Emerging Issues Forum. It's focus this year is "Future Work."

Future Work Future Work

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