Why has Oracle moved its headquarters to Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 16, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains what this means for Texas' role in the nationwide technology sector. 

What can Texas do to increase job growth in the tech sector?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 27, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes what the state can do to get a larger share of national technology development.

What industry is the Chinese Shanghai stock index focusing on, and how is it performing?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 24, 2019

The Chinese Shanghai stock index is going high tech. Dr. Perryman tells us what it means.

How does technology impact our economy, and how should the legislature address this in higher education funding?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 28, 2017

One part of the education debate in the legislature involves making college more affordable. Dr. Perryman says it is critical to the state's long term technological future.

The Power of Powers IV
Column Published in syndication November 03, 2021

My dear friend, Pike Powers IV, recently succumbed to Parkinson's after a courageous struggle. Beyond the Austin area, you may not recognize his name, but he changed your life. He was the single most powerful force in turning Texas into an international technology powerhouse. His impact is unparalleled, and we are all beneficiaries.

There's $70...and Then There's $70
Column Published in syndication May 16, 2018

Advances in technology have reduced the cost to produce oil, contributing to the current high level of activity in truly amazing ways. Only three years ago, $70 per barrel almost shut down the industry; today, it accelerates an ongoing surge.

A Look at Technology Jobs in Texas
Column Published in syndication August 03, 2016

One of the most important metrics regarding the health of an economy is job creation and growth. All jobs are not created equal, however, and among the most desirable are those in technology industries. While technology industries only represent about 6% of private employment in Texas, they nonetheless have a high indirect impact on the economy.