Recently, CLM Workforce Connection, Ocala Economic Development Council and Central Florida Community College—all located in Ocala, Florida—teamed up to initiate a shared, focused industry strategy for their region. In order to target the right industries and high growth, high wage occupations, they used integrated regional data and local knowledge to focus their resources on important local industries, and formed a direct line of communication with key local employers in those industries. As a direct result, they have now launched their targeted industry committees and have begun to attract and focus grant funding in critical workforce areas.
Read the full case study: Data-Driven Collaboration in Ocala
UPDATE: See the case study on the Department of Labor’s Workforce3One (free reg. req.).