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These Programs Are Inspiring Budding Musicians in Dallas to Pursue Their Dreams

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After first trying out soccer, swimming and chess in elementary school, Yasmine Bougacha discovered her greatest passion while playing violin in her school’s orchestra.

“I really liked playing the violin but I remember my teacher telling me I would have …

Perspectives from Deloitte Leaders
Future of Work, Inclusive Leaders and Workplace Strategies

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Over the past months, Deloitte has featured various studies and leaders who have provided insights and expectations about the post-COVID world and considerations for the future, as well as shed light on what the workplace and workforce might look like

Well-Being in the Workplace

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When Deloitte put together its 2020 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends study, well-being was already rising on the organizational agenda, even before the pandemic. The study showed that 80% of the 9,000 survey respondents identified well-being as “important or very

Lunch, with a Side of History, is Served

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorScattered across the Dallas area are several Black small business owners who have very different businesses—but share common goals. Among those goals is bringing awareness about Black History Month by neatly tucking their extraordinary products into an ordinary shoebox—a unique

Innovation in Action: How This Local Organization is Creating Sustainable Jobs

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The year 2020 changed how we live and work, with many consumer trends taking flight. From food delivery to streaming services, businesses pivoted to prioritize convenience and safety. Michael Thomas, Executive Director of My Possibilities, never envisioned the company his

Trends Expected to Stand Out in 2021
Deloitte CES Highlights and Tech Trends 2021 Report

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For organizations reckoning with the seismic shifts of 2020, Deloitte’s Tech Trends 2021 reviews the strategies, and technologies that are expected to drive confidence in new planning and implementation during the next 18 to 24 months. So, what will stand

Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: Alkami

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Edited By Akiko Bremar, Talent Acquisition and HR Programs Specialist at Alkami

Alkami builds and delivers the nation’s most innovative digital online and mobile banking solutions for credit unions and banks with over 10M contracted users on its platform. …

Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: TaskUs

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Jarrod Johnson, Chief Customer Officer

TaskUs is a fast-growing tech-enabled business services company, delivering customer support, AI operations, and content security services that power the world’s most innovative and disruptive brands. 

High-growth companies and mature innovators rely on …

Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: Unique McKinney

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A version of this Thought Leaders article was first published in Dallas Innovates 2021: The Resilience Issue.

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Capital One’s Bot Camp Equips North Texas Teachers and Students with Cutting Edge Curriculum

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When University of North Texas sophomore and elementary education major Abbie Sutton first heard about the opportunity to learn coding, she was intimidated but intrigued. She recalled someone telling her it’s like learning a foreign language—difficult at first, but worth

Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: Deloitte

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Kevin Knowles, Principal, Deloitte Consulting

How should companies be thinking about building towards the future?

Organizations face a choice between returning to a post-COVID world that is simply an enhanced version of yesterday OR building one that is …

Local Leaders Discuss the Importance of Collaboration in Supporting Small Businesses

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Small businesses make up the fabric of our communities. Through the uncertainty of 2020, nonprofits, government entities, corporations and community leaders have collaborated with small businesses to ensure they continue to play that vital role. Capital One and a coalition

Dallas’ MAG Impact Collective Launches New Initiative to Help Individuals Align Passion with Purpose

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Finding your passion, making a living off it, and helping to improve the world is not easy. I should know because that’s been my main focus for the last 15 years.
85% of people know that individual action can create …

Music to Your Ears: The Beauty of Art, Innovation During a Pandemic

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For centuries, music and the arts have provided entertainment and reprieve for audiences around the world. Research even points back to the healing powers of music used to calm anxiety, relieve pain and improve cognitive functions. In North Texas,

The Digital Divide: How Local Leaders Are Bringing the Internet to Students Who Need It Most

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A vibrant community requires an ecosystem of people, businesses and nonprofit partners coming together especially during times of crisis. Right now, nonprofits are on the frontlines tackling the rapidly changing needs of the most vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19. In

COVID Isn’t Canceling the Holidays in Dallas-Fort Worth
2020 Deloitte Holiday Retail Survey

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The 2020 holiday season is now upon us.

Along with the holiday festivities, I also look forward to the publication of Deloitte’s holiday retail survey every year. Now commemorating its 35th edition, Deloitte’s annual holiday survey* captures an in-depth …

Making Your Company Equitable and Inclusive

Posted by Susanna Welch

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorWide-spread media coverage followed the death of George Floyd and gave rise to the critical focus on racial injustices in our society. While many organizations reacted quickly by implementing diversity programs, there is still a great deal of progress to

Diversity Plays a Key Role in Innovation

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Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorInnovations in science and technology impact people all over the world. Although many benefit from its advancements, the technology industry does not realize its true potential due to a lack of diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related

Returning to Work in the Future of Work
Remaining Human in a Technology-Driven World

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Since 2018, we have seen the speed and scale of change continue to accelerate, with technological advances bringing bigger and bolder changes in shorter windows of time. But as new technologies and digital transformations dominated conversations in organizations, human concerns

Swinerton Brings Construction Innovation and Expertise to Dallas

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Swinerton, ranked the 18th largest general contractor in 2020 by Engineering News-Record, has a rich history of building in Texas and opened its Dallas office last year as its existing clients and new companies alike continue to move to the