Through two decades of work with hundreds of communities, ICF has gained strategic insights into their development and turned these into analytics, recommendations and training for economic developers, community developers and elected and administrative leaders of local government. We call it the Community Accelerator® Strategy. Cities, counties and regions that adopt its principles are surviving and thriving amid technology disruption and global competition. Those that don’t continue to struggle against stagnation, decline, population loss and the social and cultural erosion they bring.
The Accelerator Strategy calls for work on six critical Factors. We invite you to step through them by clicking on the links below. Your starting point is the infrastructure of the digital age: broadband connectivity and digital applications. More →