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Monthly Archives: July 2009

To compete, or not to compete …. continued Posted on Jul 30

To compete, or not to compete …. continued

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development I have seen a number of responses to my blog entry on non-competes earlier this week, including one Tweet that summarized it as "Bialecki…argues for the status quo." I don't think that's what   …Continue Reading To compete, or not to compete …. continued

To compete, or not to compete? Posted on Jul 28

To compete, or not to compete?

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development I have been asked via blog comments and email to talk about the Administration's views on non-compete clauses under Massachusetts law. So here goes… We are aware of the arguments in favor of changing   …Continue Reading To compete, or not to compete?

Holyoke: Innovation District and Technological Epicenter? Posted on Jul 17

Holyoke: Innovation District and Technological Epicenter?

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development   It may not be as far off as you think. An important collaboration not mentioned in my last post is the recent announcement of plans to develop a high-performance computing center (HPCC)   …Continue Reading Holyoke: Innovation District and Technological Epicenter?

Activating our Collaborative Gene Posted on Jul 10

Activating our Collaborative Gene

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development The Governor and I have had many, many conversations with leaders in our innovation economy over the last two and a half years. The overwhelming consensus has been that we have all of   …Continue Reading Activating our Collaborative Gene

Declaration of Innovation Posted on Jul 1

Declaration of Innovation

Posted by: Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development We hold these truths to be self-evident: 1.    Innovation is our edge. For almost four hundred years, our economic prosperity and our quality of life have been advanced through technological and social innovation.    …Continue Reading Declaration of Innovation