Economic Development Edition Shortlist

One Year or Less

Two to Three Years

Four to Five Years

Topic Description

First, please write a short description of the topic based on the morning’s conversation (1-2 sentences).

Relevant Applications for Small to Medium Businesses

Please list 2-3 ways this technology or practice might be used to improve common business practices or to create new businesses or business opportunities. Each item should be no more than a sentence or two at most.
  • item 1
  • item 2
  • item 3


Please list 2-3 specific examples of this technology or practice. Each example must include a full URL link to a web resource that either describes or demonstrates the example (the example does not have to be a business use case).
  • example 1
  • example 2
  • example 3


Please list 2-3 articles, blog posts, or papers that explain the technology or practice. Each reading should include the title of the item, the link to the item on the web, and a brief (one-two sentence) annotation indicating what kind of resource it is and what it talks about.
  • Reading 1
  • Reading 2
  • Reading 3