Archive for September, 2016

United Way Launching Digital Campaign for GroundFloor Fellows

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

For the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ upcoming OneUp The Vote campaign, it’s about securing digital awareness rather than fundraising dollars.

In the OneUp campaign, 14 social enterprises in the United Way’s GroundFloor program will vie for digital votes. 

Beginning …

Recap: Tech Wildcatters Fall Pitch Day

Posted by Heather Noel

Tech Wildcatters held its second Gauntlet pitch day Wednesday at the House of Blues in Dallas. 

[ Photo: Kelly Jensen ]

Dr. Allen Selis, CEO of Tech EdVentures

Selery Fulfillment and Tech EdVentures were the first startups to reach graduate status in the Dallas-based accelerator’s …

Dallas-based Nawkr Adds ‘Groups’ to its App

Posted by Lance Murray

Nawkr, the Dallas startup founded by Angel and Eric Armendariz, has expanded to include groups.

The smartphone app, which uses location-based technology to browse the profiles of people nearby who are similar to you. You can then browse those profiles …

Cracked Highways: UTA Prof has System to Fix ‘Em

Posted by Lance Murray
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Sahadat Hossain

We’ve all seen them, cracked pavement on highways that make unsightly and hard to drive on.

A civil engineering professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $1.2 million contract from the Texas Department of …

Universal Mind to Host Leading SAFe 4.0 Workshop

Posted by Universal Mind

Success in today’s digital world requires many things. Having the right mission, vision, and ability to deliver on that vision is imperative.

But, that’s not enough.

In the digital space, it takes more than just code. To create a truly …

Innovative Football Helmet Aimed at Reducing Concussions

Posted by Lance Murray

Legendary Cowboys Quarterback and DFW real estate executive Roger Staubach knows about concussions first hand from his playing days in high school, college and with the Cowboys.

Concussions have become a major issue for football players, as the NFL has …

J.C. Penney Mixes Tradition, Tech in Retail Resurgence

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Appliances, wood floors, salons, and French makeup counters have fueled a turnaround at J.C. Penney, according to Mike Amend, executive vice president of Omnichannel at the Plano-based retailer.

It’s been a rollercoaster ride in recent years, but these changes plus …

Julie’s Real Brand is a Real Hit at Ryder Cup Tournament

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Dallas entrepreneur Julie Fox, and her husband Mike, are pretty popular among the golfers at the Ryder Cup golf tournament in Chaska, Minn. And it’s not because they’re such big golf fans, which they are, but rather the carload …

Allen ISD STEAM Center Project Expands Plan

Posted by Heather Noel

Allen ISD students will have even more space to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in the district’s new facility than originally planned.

On Monday, the district’s board of trustees voted to permit the purchase of almost 10 acres …

Editor’s Picks:
Calendar for Sept. 29 – Oct. 6

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

From learning how to weave creativity into your company’s culture at Signposts of Innovation to browsing pieces at the Cottonwood Art Festival, here are events to enjoy the fall weather and boost your career in the next week. 

THURSDAY, SEPT. …