5-Year Strategic Plan FY 2014-2015 through 2018-2019

The Executive and Administration program has three activities: The Office of the Secretary provides leadership, quality administrative services, and internal controls which sustains and promotes a globally competitive business climate for retention, creation, and attraction of quality jobs and increased investment to the state. The Office of the Secretary - Executive and Administration activity includes a wide range of leadership and administration services that are essential for LED to deliver against its mission, including reviewing laws, policies, and rules that impact economic development and the management of the department, and promulgating or recommending changes as appropriate. The Office also promotes collaborations among governmental units, businesses, and non-profit organizations to advance economic development in the state, and pursues funding and resources necessary to make Louisiana globally competitive in terms of business recruitment, retention and entrepreneurship.

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City of Spokane

"The City of Spokane is home to some 195,500 residents; there are around 418,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Spokane is located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, and it serves as a shopping, entertainment, and medical hub for an area that includes Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, North Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. The Spokane River runs through our downtown with spectacular falls on the western end of our city core. Beautiful Riverfront Park also is in the heart of our city. We are an outdoors-lover's paradise, with downhill and cross-country skiing, white-water rafting, camping areas, hiking trails, numerous lakes, and the Centennial Trail all in our backyard. We are home to the largest timed road race in the nation—Bloomsday—and the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament—Hoopfest."

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Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies

whitePaper | January 8, 2020

The United States Government is committed to fostering surface transportation innovations to ensure the United States leads the world in automated vehicle (AV) technology development and integration while prioritizing safety, security, and privacy and safeguarding the freedoms enjoyed by Americans. The U.S. Government recognizes the value of industry leadership in the research, development, and integration of AV innovations. Such innovation requires appropriate oversight by the Government to ensure safety, open markets, allocation of scarce public resources, and protection of the public interest. Realizing the full potential of AVs will require collaboration and information sharing among stakeholders from industry, State, local, tribal, and territorial governments, academia, not-for-profit organizations, standards development organizations (SDO), and the Federal Government.

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US–China Strategic Competition The Quest for Global Technological Leadership

whitePaper | November 9, 2019

The underlying driver of the ongoing US–China trade war is a race for global technological dominance. President Trump has raised a number of issues regarding trade with China – including the US’s trade deficit with China and the naming of China as a currency manipulator. But at the heart of the ongoing tariff escalation are China’s policies and practices regarding forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft and non-market distortions.

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ForgeRock Identity Cloud

whitePaper | April 18, 2022

ForgeRock, the leader in digital identity management, helps customers safely and simply access the connected world. We offer a complete IAM platform to help customers transform how they can build trusted relationships with people, services, and things. Customers can monetize these relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, HIPAA, Open Banking, etc.), and leverage the internet of things with ForgeRock. We serve hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, Toyota, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway and Canada.

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A New US Strategy for Economic Competition with China

whitePaper | November 5, 2019

This final report of the Taskforce on Transforming the Economic Dimension of U.S. China Strategy outlines a four-part strategy for an effective U.S. response to the economic challenges presented by China.

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Your cloud tech guide for government

whitePaper | February 9, 2022

Cloud technologies are widely used, benefitting all sectors of the Australian economy. But there is a widespread lack of common understanding, including among Australia’s policy makers, as to what the cloud is, what it does and how it can be safely and securely adopted.

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Government Special Report

whitePaper | December 27, 2021

Government Financial & Operational Management Special Report Identifying the challenges that face your governmental entity is oftentimes the first step in helping position your government for future success. Are you able to balance the needs of your community while efficiently managing and reporting on the services you’re charged with providing?

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Spotlight

City of Spokane

"The City of Spokane is home to some 195,500 residents; there are around 418,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Spokane is located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, and it serves as a shopping, entertainment, and medical hub for an area that includes Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon, North Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. The Spokane River runs through our downtown with spectacular falls on the western end of our city core. Beautiful Riverfront Park also is in the heart of our city. We are an outdoors-lover's paradise, with downhill and cross-country skiing, white-water rafting, camping areas, hiking trails, numerous lakes, and the Centennial Trail all in our backyard. We are home to the largest timed road race in the nation—Bloomsday—and the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament—Hoopfest."

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