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  ED Lead Tracker is an all new CRM for economic developers, designed by economic developers. Built from the ground up with you in mind. ED Lead Tracker is a modern, web based, mobile friendly, system designed to be affordable, simple and powerful. https://www.edleadtracker.com/   PROJECTS Track the details of all your projects with forms…

Impact DataSource is an Austin, Texas-based economic consulting, research and analysis firm. We specialize in economic and fiscal impact analysis and helping communities make good decisions on the use of economic development incentives. We have developed an efficient system for preparing timely, affordable and comprehensive economic impact analyses, having conducted 2,500 analyses of firms, projects,…

Map-N-Tour‘s innovative mapping tool provides a paradigm shift in information sharing for economic development organizations.  It does more than offer solutions to industry needs—it provides opportunities –opportunities to differentiate your location, by telling your story, your way, using your branded 3D map. The company’s award-winning software leverages augmented reality and media rich content to provide…

“I wouldn’t hesitate to use Smart Solutions Group again for this type of assignment or recommend….the value you brought to the process outweighed the cost.”  Lisa Rivera Skubal, CEcD, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber. Smart Solutions Group will assist your organization with recruiting a new executive director providing the following consultation and services: Develop…

ED Organizational Business Plan

Sometimes an economic development organization is just not set up to succeed. Or maybe it is time to consider merging two or more organizations into one. Let us help you through the process. We know the questions to ask and when we have worked with over 400 organizations we have seen a lot of models….

Workforce Development

Will you have the skilled labor we will need 5 and 10 years from now?   Business executives and site consultants not only want to know if you have the skilled labor they need now but will the skilled labor be there in the long-term. The Strategic Roadmap is a comprehensive and inclusive process to…

Branding and Marketing

When people think of brands, they often think of logos or slogans. A brand is much more than a symbol. It reflects a much broader image. In the same way a brand helps companies communicate what a product or service stands for, it can help communicate the distinctive assets of a place, bringing together diverse parts…

Target Industry

We don’t know about you, but we find it humorous that so many of the communities in the United States pay to have a targeted industry study completed and it ends up being identical to about thousand other communities spread around the USA. While we understand there are only so many targeted industries and that…

Strategic Roadmap

 If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. Yes, that phrase has probably been over used, but there is a reason. It is spot on. Our planning process sets mutually agreeable goals, objectives and measurable outcomes that define the milestones and the success destination. We design strategies focused on…

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