Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

AI Problem Solvers: Hypergiant Industries Teams Up with Global Giant Booz Allen Hamilton

Posted by Lance Murray

Texas-based industrial artificial intelligence company Hypergiant Industries and Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and technology consulting company, announced a partnership to help fix difficult issues facing organizations through AI solutions.

“Booz Allen Hamilton has the kind of reach, scale, and …

DI People: Credera, J.C. Penney, Modern Message Make Executive Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

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 people moves tied

Here’s How KFC’s Global HQ in Plano is Driving Its High-Flying Success

Posted by Alex Edwards

We all know that Colonel Sanders does the majority of his chicken frying in Louisville, Kentucky, at KFC’s massive U.S. headquarters. This isn’t news to anyone—the fast food giant is literally named after the state it was born in. But

Future 500 Summit at EarthX Explores Bold Solutions to Big Challenges

Posted by EarthX

EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, recently hosted the fifth Future 500 Summit, which brought top executives together with environmental advocates to discuss how best to mobilize business as a force for good. 

“We ask our delegates to leave their …

Dallas Invents: 111 Patents Granted for Week of July 23

Posted by Quincy Preston

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

K2View Expands Data Management Company’s International Footprint

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Nick Lazzaro joined K2View in 2016 as an advisor. By June of the same year, he was being asked to run the company. Though it was fast, the move paid off—K2View has grown by 100 percent every year since Lazzaro

Ready for Takeoff: New Southwest Program Gives Prospective Pilots a Pathway to the Cockpit

Posted by Lance Murray

Long known as an innovator in its industry, Southwest Airlines has launched a career program that will provide aspiring pilots future opportunities in the cockpits of the Dallas-based airline’s planes.

Called Destination 225°, Southwest said the program provides a runway …

5G Whiz: AT&T Works With Robotics Firm to Accelerate Retail Automation Beyond Wi-Fi

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. is working with a Kentucky technology company to accelerate retail automation by using 5G-enabled autonomous robots.

The robots from Nicholasville, Kentucky-based Badger Technologies allow retailers to improve operations and customer experiences by identifying out-of-stock, mispriced, or misplaced …

Follow the Money: GridLiance Gets $185M in Credit Facilities; Avondale Nets $13.23M; RealPage Makes Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in July

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrapped up July, we decided to reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. …

Axxess Keeps Its Clients Ahead of the Curve on Major Medicare Change

Posted by Natalie Le

Last fall, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced that it would be transitioning home health agencies to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), which will put greater emphasis on patient needs and characteristics rather than on the amount of care

Look Inside: Coworking the ‘Cowboys Way’

Posted by Lance Murray

Formation, the coworking experience located at the 91-acre Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters campus at The Star in Frisco officially opens to the public this Thursday.

With its one-of-a-kind connection to the Dallas Cowboys and Jerry Jones, Formation said members will …

Biologics Company LakePharma Opens Dallas Office

Posted by Natalie Le

Biological drugs, also known as “biologics,” are drugs derived from or containing living organisms or components of them. Although this may sound far-fetched, the biologics industry actually spans a wide range of products, from vaccines to gene therapy drugs.

DI People: One Technologies, ZeOmega, Dean Foods Make Executive Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

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 people moves tied

Kimberly-Clark ‘RightCycles’ a Giraffe’s Worth of Nitrile Gloves from Dallas Zoo

Posted by Payton Potter

Irving-based Kimberly-Clark Corporation is working to make a difference by upcycling its hard-to-recycle products, and the evidence is visible right here in North Texas.

The Dallas Zoo has partnered with Kimberly-Clark’s RightCycle Program to create a better world for animals …

Irving-Based Textellent is Awarded a Patent for Its TCPA Compliant Telemarketing Texts

Posted by Alex Edwards

For businesses looking to connect with customers where they’re usually always looking—on their phones—this Irving company might have the solution.

Textellent, an SMS texting platform provider for customer service and marketing, has been granted a patent for its AI-powered innovation …

Tyler Technologies Signs $85M 10-Year Deal With North Carolina Judicial System

Posted by Lance Murray

Tyler Technologies Inc. has signed its largest-ever software-as-a-service agreement—an almost $85 million agreement over 10 years with the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts and North Carolina Judicial Branch.

The deal gives the state use of several products from …

Follow the Money: Naya Raising $2.5M to Back Viviota; Tenet Plans Conifer Spin-Off; Compass Datacenters Makes Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

3 DFW Workforce Agencies Get State Grants Totaling $908K

Posted by Lance Murray

Three innovative workforce skills training and job placement programs in Dallas-Fort Worth have received Texas Talent Connections grants to support their initiatives in helping people become, and stay, employed.

The grants are among $5.2 million awarded to 15 agencies across …

Common Desk is Powering Coworking and Office Amenities With Its New Mobile App

Posted by Alex Edwards

Common Desk’s slew of locations throughout Texas—with more slated to open this year—has easily made it a major player in the coworking game. But, beyond that, the Dallas-headquartered company has a workday brand portfolio that includes coffee, wellness, and now,