Data & Analysis


Industry SWOT Analysis: How To Identify Your Region’s Comparative Advantages, Weaknesses, and Emerging Industries

Industry SWOT Analysis

SWOT is an acronym that stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. When applied to industry analysis—in this case using change in location quotient as the key metric—the highly visual SWOT framework allows economic developers and other local practitioners to segment industries into helpful buckets.


Where IT Jobs Are Expected to Grow in the Next Five Years

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EMSI dove into Analyst, our labor market and education data software, to determine where IT jobs are expected to grow and decline the most by 2020. This information can help businesses find talent, universities and colleges make informed program planning decisions, and workforce development professionals prepare jobseekers for growing opportunities.


Are There Enough Young Air Traffic Controllers to Replace Retiring Baby Boomers?

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What does the future hold for the air traffic controller occupation? Are there enough young people entering this occupation to replace retiring baby boomers? What does it take to be an air traffic controller? EMSI decided to answer these questions with Analyst, our labor market and education data software.