Frequently Asked Questions

How will EconoVue™ improve my process?

EconoVue offers better insight to drive better decisions. Users rely on complete, timely, accurate business, employment, and industry information. EconoVue delivers the best commercially available business information, augmented by other data sources, through an intuitive platform designed specifically for its intended users. Having more and better data at your fingertips in an intuitive platform that lets you ask, change and refine data questions makes you more informed, focused, and effective in your programmatic efforts.

What data does EconoVue™ provide?

EconoVue provides a data reservoir that is deep and wide. Through our partnership with Dun & Bradstreet, EconoVue provides site-level information on over 17 million U.S. business locations, including standard identity and demographic information around size, location and operations. EconoVue also provides specialty business data including business health and change dynamics data, executive contact details, custom geo-data, jobs, labor and occupation data, and time-series trend data in key dimensions. For a more detailed list of all available data, please contact us directly for more info.

What does EconoVue™ cost?

Great question and we like how you’re thinking! EconoVue costs more than a loaf of bread but less than an airplane. EconoVue licenses first consider geo or economic footprint as tight as a city or local planning region or as broadly as an entire state. The scope of geo coverage, data, and user distribution influence costs, so we can’t answer that here. However, that’s a conversation we’d love to have, so please contact us directly for more info.

Who uses EconoVue™?

Most agencies can benefit from EconoVue. Users can gain better insight and analytical intelligence around their economy, businesses, industries, and employment data. Our primary users are government agencies whose primary mission involves business engagement: Workforce Development, Economic Development, Transportation Planners, and Disaster Planning/Emergency Response agencies. Consultants, non-profits, educational institutions, and economic researchers also use the data available in EconoVue.

How can I set up a live demo?

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What makes EconoVue™ unique?

EconoVue’s uniqueness lies in three interconnected factors: 1. EconoVue provides access to a comprehensive multi-sourced business database available nowhere else. 2. The EconoVue platform is “designed with intent”: built for the specific needs of specific users with specific public-sector agency responsibilities. 3. EconoVue is agile. Data without utility is just a massive spreadsheet. EconoVue brings data utility to users’ fingers in seconds, intuitively guiding users’ questions and delivering answers.

What are some key features of EconoVue™?

EconoVue is modular yet complete: Purposefully designed with multiple focused apps to allow diverse research with variable granularity, EconoVue delivers unlimited access to all apps with each subscription. There are no “add-on” components with “add-on” costs. When you’re in EconoVue™, you’re all in.

OverVue™ provides a comprehensive lens: This interactive dashboard enables quick and agile manipulation of significant data points (geo, industry, key sectors, and business health) to display snapshot analyses based on user criteria and then manipulate those variables to track changes over time and make data-driven projections. Dynamic, interconnected, interactive graphs show how local counties or workforce areas connect to the bigger picture within your state.

RegionVue™ links occupation and jobs data to time-series D&B employer data, aggregated by industry sector and geography. Animated bubble charts and graphs let users quickly assess critical occupations in emerging sectors, track sector-wide hiring trends and training needs, and evaluate salary and education zone data. Identifying occupations with higher salaries and lower entry barriers may affect hiring, workforce location, economic development opportunity, and commuter traffic demands.

ProspectVue™ is integrated with both OverVue and RegionVue, allowing users to go deep and specific into their targeted research. ProspectVue will enable users to dynamically adjust their research criteria using all of EconoVue’s core and specialty data to generate precisely focused outputs, including predictive indicators of future risk, stability, growth, or contraction. ProspectVue graphically displays the location and concentration of businesses and employment based on users’ live queries. ProspectVue can drive down to a single company and provide live access to expanded research reports from EconoVue and Dun & Bradstreet when your use case and data needs demand a specific targeted business or type.

LocalVue™ is a visual business mapping analytics tool that spatially displays employer and employment industry trends by multiple geographic boundaries). It dynamically generates current and time-series sector trend reports for any selected region. Data is presented in an interactive thematic mapping GUI, visually comparing business and employment data among regions.

Does EconoVue™ have jobs data?

Yes! EconoVue’s business data are supplemented by labor market resources, including the BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, providing a time series of salary information tied to NAICS, geography, and D&B aggregated employment information. includes dynamic information about Training Providers in any location, and provides up-to-date job listings for any selected business, occupation, and region.

How accurate is EconoVue’s data?

At EconoVue, data drives our own decisions as well. We conduct regular data quality checks, external research, and comparative analyses to ensure we provide the most complete and accurate data. We chose Dun & Bradstreet as our business data partner because of their high data accuracy, completeness, and maintenance standards. We’re equally selective in our other data sources and feeds, public or private. For a more detailed discussion on data quality, please contact us directly.

How does a subscription work?

EconoVue™ access is on an annual or multi-year platform, with a data use subscription. Individual user access is browser-based via ID and password.

How current is EconoVue’s data?

EconoVue™ collects and provides data from multiple sources. Our core database of comprehensive and detailed business site data is refreshed each quarter with an updated feed from Dun & Bradstreet. Additional data components are updated on varying schedules, including weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly, to provide an intelligence resource that is dynamic and current, allowing our users to see their economic and business communities as they change.

What training and support do users get?

Right behind the EconoVue™ platform itself, our Customer Education Team delivers outstanding service to users. New Customers receive dedicated onboarding training sessions just for their users, and additional follow-up groups or 1:1 training is available for new users (or users wanting a refresher). We deliver an ongoing curriculum of regularly scheduled live training and knowledge sessions for users each week. There are also specialized sessions around new product enhancements, new data additions, user-driven best practices, and use-case sharing sessions facilitated by our Customer Education Team.

Can I export data from EconoVue™?

Definitely! EconoVue enables users “thin the haystack.” We use our vast array of data options, selectors, and filters to query and refine their search efforts to identify a precisely targeted set of businesses. Each of the apps in EconoVue lets users export those outputs into Excel files for further use, analysis, or integration with users’ internal datasets.

Does EconoVue™ integrate with other platforms?

EconoVue™ does not have any integrated “connectors” to other platforms. However, EconoVue’s data export feature allows users to extract their refined lists of businesses. Customers can import into other applications such as specialized mapping platforms, modeling applications, or CRM systems.

Which EconoVue™ app is best for my project?

EconoVue provides a comprehensive platform, with all apps (interactive analysis dashboards, business and industry research apps, and jobs & employment data) provided to all users. “Which app” depends on your particular project and data needs of the day. Like changing lenses on a microscope, EconoVue users move fluidly across apps based on the breadth or precision of insight needed.

What are the data sources for EconoVue™?

The Dun & Bradstreet business database is the core of EconoVue’s business and employment data. We augment that business data with labor market resources and specialty data from State & Federal sources such as DOL, ETA, FEMA, SBA, and state workforce agencies, as well as jobs data from and Please contact us directly for a more detailed discussion of the data behind EconoVue.

How detailed is the information on each business?

Because of the size and volume of data sources synthesized in EconoVue™, the standard level of business information is robust, including data on demographics, employment and industry, business health or risk indicators, corporate family data, diversity, and geo-location info, and more. EconoVue also produces a number of standard reports for more detailed and content-specific views on individual businesses, such as our Business Disruption Report, Corporate Linkage Map, and Financial History Graph. EconoVue™ also directly connects to Dun & Bradstreet so that users can extract a live D&B Comprehensive Report on businesses.