Workforce Scale

MD095: Centering Creative Enterprise Zones around Makerspaces

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In this episode, let’s talk about how Creative Enterprise Zones in London could lead to a 21st Century land rush here in the United States. You could easily make the case that workforce-scale makerspace development should be doing the same thing as Creative Enterprise Zones. Most Economic Developers will find it difficult to make the …

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MD092: Extending the range for Makerspace Development

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In this episode, we will talk about what to do if some local disaster forces the balance to tip overnight in favor of contingent workers. Also, what do you do if a major employer decides that the grass is greener somewhere else or maybe just the next county over? Do you simply ignore those members …

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MD090: Why Vets are Ideal Subjects for Workforce50/50

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The hard truth is that the military is not a lifetime gig. Eventually, everyone has to move on. This means that there will be a continuous stream of individuals who will have to learn how to survive in the Gig Economy. When you look at veterans, you will see people who face all the challenges …

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MD087: Looking forward to adding Unity3d ML-Agents

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Not many people will argue with talk about improving the makerspace experience. Where we could go off the rails is when we add machine learning to our discussion, which is a form of automation. This is understandable because in the past automation has meant the lessening of the member experience. The challenge is how do …

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MD084 Makerspace Development as a Platform for Leadership Training

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In this episode, we will talk about workforce scale as it relates to economic leadership. Workforce Scale is the ability of a platform to support the entire workforce of a community should major fulltime employment avenues go away. In the near-term, augmented makerspace developers will be well situated to undertake the tasks of economic development …

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