Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

AT&T and Microsoft Have a New IoT “Guardian Device” to Connect to the Cloud—and Bypass Public Internet

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas-based AT&T and Microsoft have teamed up to help enterprises securely connect machines and equipment to the cloud almost anywhere in the world. Working together, they’ve developed an AT&T-powered “guardian device” that streamlines IoT deployment at scale.

“AT&T and Microsoft …

The Life/Work Blur: How These Dallas Companies Fight Burnout and ‘Zoom Fatigue’

Posted by Dave Moore

Six months into COVID-19 work life, Zoom fatigue and burnout are cropping up in the workforce, according to a panel of HR experts assembled Sept. 15 by the Dallas Regional Chamber.

The DRC’s Future of Work and Business panelists—represented by …

Dallas Invents: 145 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 8

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Dallas-Based River Logic Has Created a ‘Digital Twin’ of Philip Morris International’s Global Manufacturing Network

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-based River Logic, a provider of prescriptive analytics technology, has used its supply chain optimization tech to create a ‘digital twin’ of multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International’s global manufacturing footprint.

It’s a huge feat—Philip Morris International (PMI) has some …

Hypergiant Industries Brings on Former IBM General Manager Mohammed Farooq as Global CTO

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Mohammed Farooq is bringing more than 25 years of enterprise software experience to the next-gen AI and defense company. He will have GTM, technical, and operations roles at the 230-person startup that has headquarters in Dallas and Austin.

Hypergiant’s Dallas-based …

New Fort Worth Chamber CEO Aims for Growth, Innovation, and Development

Posted by Alex Edwards

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest chambers in North Texas, is getting a new CEO—and he already has big plans to “shine a bright light on the city’s future.”

Brandom Gengelbach took the reigns earlier this …

Bio North Texas Shifts iC3 Life Sciences Summit to Virtual Event

Posted by Quincy Preston

Bio North Texas will go virtual for the first time with its annual iC3 Life Sciences Summit this November.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the industry. That makes it more important than ever to share ideas and …

Southwest Transplant Alliance’s Recovery Center Gets $1.3M in its First ‘Backyard Support’

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Thanks to four major gifts totaling $1.3 million, the Southwest Transplant Alliance is in the home stretch of its capital campaign with just under $9 million left to raise. The new donations mark the first public contributions to the Dallas-based

Ariat International is Bringing a 1M SF Distribution Center and Diverse New Jobs to Fort Worth

Posted by Alex Edwards

A leading footwear and apparel brand has been working with the City of Fort Worth, Denton County, and the State of Texas to bring a 1-million-square-foot distribution center and a “diverse range of new jobs” to North Texas.

This fall, …

AT&T Gifts $500,000 to Dallas Agencies That Help Black and Underserved Communities

Posted by Quincy Preston

AT&T today announced a half-a-million-dollar donation to local agencies that help Black and underserved communities in the region. The contribution is part of the global company’s on-going “Believe Dallas” initiative to help prevent and mitigate homelessness.

Three local organizations, The …

DI People: Jacobs, BNSF, Kimberly-Clark, Transwestern, and More Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations.

Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the people moves …

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Virtual Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. 

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education

‘A majority of startups require a ‘second act’ during their growth stage.’

Posted by Quincy Preston

We love folks who have a way with words. 

Here’s a roundup of quotes from North Texas innovators that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every …

Calling All Innovators: Pediatric Hospitals Seek Solutions for Healthcare Pain Points Through KidsX Accelerator

Posted by Dave Moore

Though children comprise about 15 percent of all medical patients, a disproportionately high number of health care apps are geared toward adults. Yet adult-oriented health care apps seldom work for children.

For example, adult asthma management apps don’t translate well …

Mike McKinley Is Named 101st President of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas

Posted by Riley Farrell

An organization doesn’t hit the century mark without a thread of innovation. 

That’s something incoming president Mike McKinley is ready to tackle. To withstand a hundred years of change—present year included—the Salesmanship Club of Dallas has evolved its practices, techniques,

Dallas-Based GreenLight’s Blockchain Platform is Powering College Readiness for Texas High School Students

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-based GreenLight Credentials has been chosen to provide its blockchain platform to the Texas College Bridge, a collaboration of the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Impact Network, The Commit Partnership, and institutions of higher education in Texas.

The Texas College …

Aligned Closes on $1B Credit Facility, the ‘First-Ever U.S. Data Center Sustainability-Linked Financing’

Posted by Alex Edwards

Plano-based Aligned, a data center platform focused on adaptable and future-proof technology, has closed on a new $1 billion credit facility. The company, founded in 2013, says it marks the first data center sustainability-linked financing in the U.S.

The private …

Work-From-Home Demands Spur Growth at DFW Data Centers

Posted by Sandra Engelland

COVID-19 spurred growth in existing Dallas data centers in the first half of 2020 as companies sought more capacity for productive working from home while new leasing and construction slowed, experts say.

While 2019 was “a very sleepy year” for

Fort Worth Ophthalmic Biotech Eyevance Exits to Japanese Firm for $225M

Posted by Alex Edwards

Fort Worth is getting another huge biotech success story: Eyevance Holdings LLC has entered into a shared purchase agreement with Osaka, Japan-based Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Per the agreement, Santen Holdings U.S. Inc., a wholly subsidiary of Santen, will acquire …