Dialogue is a blog of diverse voices – IC² researchers, Fellows, and Visiting Scholars – raising the emerging questions that will guide our work in the future.

We invite you to respond directly to the authors to keep the dialogue going.

Austin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
April 24, 2017
Elsie Echeverri-Carroll shares the findings of IC²'s Kauffman Foundation-funded research.  More

Texas public libraries: local resources and economic impact
April 24, 2017
Jim Jarrett of the Bureau of Business Research on the practical value of Texas public libraries.  More

Disrupting networks (or, “inverting the IC² Model”)
April 21, 2017
Matt Kammer-Kerwick on new applications of operations research and data analytics to end modern slavery.  More

What distinguishes tech regions from other regions?
April 21, 2017
BBR Director Bruce Kellison on what we are learning about tech regions.  More

Why blog? Why dialogue? Why collaborate?
April 21, 2017
Greg Pogue on what an ancient tale has to say about collaboration today.  More