Arizona's economy is undergoing profound and fundamental changes. New technologies have led to the creation of a multitude of new businesses and opportunities. Established, traditional businesses and industries also have been strongly influenced by new technologies. The ability of our state to effectively compete in this new economy is an issue that affects all of Arizona's citizens. Following are just a few of the recommendations from the 78th Arizona Town Hall that looked toward strengthening the state's economy to compete in an increasingly global economic arena.