Texas Industry Profiles Texas is a diverse state offering abundant resources, a dynamic economy, and a superior quality of life. The Texas Industry Profile website provides industry-based information and regional analysis tools that assist local workforce and economic development professionals in understanding the Texas regional industry structure and workforce dynamics. To provide a foundation for Texas economic development activities, the site addresses aspects of the following:
Industrial clustering and related analyses
SOCRATES SOCRATES software is a tool designed to assist Texas businesses by generating regional labor market analysis, targeted industry lists, targeted occupation lists, and occupational profiles. SOCRATES is useful for local workforce planning under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to generate lists of Targeted Industries and Targeted Occupations. Complimentary labor market analysis tools are also available in the SOCRATES system that are designed as integral modules for additional area economic analysis and career information scenario.