GOV. EDWARDS, MAYOR CANTRELL, DXC TECHNOLOGY DEDICATE NEW ORLEANS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CENTER

sign Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Executive Vice President Jim Smith of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) joined guests and employees in dedicating the company’s New Orleans Digital Transformation Center at the newly named DXC Technology Building on Poydras Street. In November, DXC Technology announced it will create 2,000 new direct jobs in New Orleans over the next five years in what will become Louisiana’s largest technology-focused economic development project to date.
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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: Align

AlignNOLABA connects New Orleanians with the support and resources they need to achieve economic prosperity. This includes providing information for small businesses like local resource providers and certification opportunities. In our newest Small Business Spotlight, NOLABA interviewed Align CEO Doug Walner, who plans to hire 35 people over the next 18 months after securing more than $2 million in a recent round of early stage financing.

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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: Overcoming Racism

Overcoming Racism NOLABA connects New Orleanians with the support and resources they need to achieve economic prosperity. This includes providing information for small businesses like local resource providers and certification opportunities. In our newest Small Business Spotlight, NOLABA interviewed Matthew Kincaid, founder of Overcoming Racism and the 2018 Louisiana Young Entrepreneur of the Year, about utilizing New Orleans' small business ecosystem to achieve his business mission - equipping educators with tools to build culturally responsive schools and classrooms.

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Economic Development Week Column: New Orleans Has the Right Playbook to Win in Inclusive Diversity

diversity As New Orleans celebrates her 300th birthday, those who love the city are asking questions about what it will take for the next 300 years to be New Orleans’ best years. Central to addressing that question is determining what kind of economy our city will have. Further, will that economy work for all New Orleanians, independent of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or birth ward?
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