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“We’re Number Two!”

A new report out this week from the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation and The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation –  the 2010 State New Economy Index – ranks Washington second among the 50 states.

The State New Economy Index is a detailed study which analyzes 26 indicators in the five categories of knowledge jobs, globalization, economic dynamism, digital economy and technological innovation capacity.

“Washington scores high due not only to its strength in software (in no small part due to Microsoft) and aviation (Boeing), but also because of the entrepreneurial hotbed of activity that has developed in the Puget Sound region, and very strong use of digital technologies by all sectors,” according to the authors of the report.

Read a TechFlash post here.

November 21, 2010