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How North Texas is Future-Proofing Its Tech Workforce

December 12, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Social disruption. Digital landscapes. Evolving ecosystems. Innovation economy. Cybersecurity. Big data analytics. Cloud computing. Internet of Things. Artificial intelligence.

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The Consortium Difference: A Look Into North Texas’s Aerospace and Aviation Talent Pipeline

November 20, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

When looking at the aerospace industry in North Texas, there are a few key statistics that stand out in regards to the industry’s strength and breadth in the region: 

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Top Skills and Traits for a Data Center Career: Future-Proofing the Tech Workforce

November 15, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

The tech industry is a fast-paced, ever changing, dynamic environment that offers a variety of successful careers for dedicated individuals. It requires people with strong minds who are equipped with a distinct set of skills to handle their responsibilities and grow in the tech industry.  

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North Texas Generates Tech Talent

November 14, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

While the West and East Coasts may be legacy tech hubs, there can be no denying that Texas is a rising star on the tech scene — and with good reason.

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Data Centers and Texas, Part Il: The Perfect Match

November 07, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Following Part l of our dive into the optimal features and conditions that make Texas the perfect home for data centers, there is still more to unpack when it comes to this match. 

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Midlothian Generating Tech Talent Pool

October 31, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

What business:

  • Operates in an often unmarked building?
  • Requires substantial amounts of power and water?
  • Doesn’t produce any products?
  • Doesn’t require a sizable staff?
  • Does require high-level security?

If you answered “data center,” then perhaps you know a thing or two about amps, ohms, and clouds. Well, more like the cloud.

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Data Centers and Texas Part I: An Extraordinary Friendship

October 24, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Long before Google announced the construction of its first data center in North Texas, the Lone Star State served as a hub for data centers and continually attracted a steady flow of demand. However, in the past few years, data center growth in the state has exceeded expectations. 

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Why Everything Really Is Bigger in the Lone Star State

October 17, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Things really are bigger in the Lone Star State — skies, geography, the economy — and the Dallas-Fort Worth metro is no exception.

The metro area's population, now more than 7.5 million, grew by nearly 132,000 people in 2018, marking it as having the largest numeric growth in the nation. Over the past eight years, DFW has added more than 1 million people.

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Texas Takes Third-Place Rank as Best State to Make a Living

October 10, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

All states are not created equal, especially when it comes to your career.

Consider the differences across the nation: thriving economy vs. high unemployment, affordable housing vs. sky-high cost of living, and how about wages and tax rates?

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