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How UNT Dallas College of Law Created a Virtual Crime Scene to Help Law Students

Posted by UNT Dallas Law Communications

A small group of UNT Dallas College of Law students and staff members staged a violent murder scene using props, a believably deceased victim, and visible evidence with hopes of using Virtual Reality tools in the classroom soon. The technology

Entrepreneurs (and Those Who Want to Be): 5 Questions to Ask Before You Start a Business

Posted by Trey Bowles

Trey Bowles is the cofounder of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, where he leads strategy and vision and drives the overall planning and development. Bowles also cofounded and launched the Dallas Innovation Alliance; is cofounder and chairman of the Mayor’s Star

Setting Yourself Up for Agile Success

Posted by Catherine Burke

SenderoHave you ever had a great idea, but someone beat you to it? Software development can sometimes feel that way.

The traditional approach to building a new system is waterfall methodology, which leverages compartmentalized teams (think “Build Teams” and “Test …

How to Get Your Boss to Send You to S.H.E. Summit Dallas

Posted by Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Just because something is the status quo doesn’t make it right and doesn’t mean we have to accept it. 50 years ago, women needed their husband’s or father’s approval to get credit. We have certainly made great strides since then,

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 …

Richland College Student Accepted into NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

Posted by Sydni Ellis

DCCCD (Dallas County Community College District) is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorReaching for the stars is a normal part of life for Richland College honors student Ashlynn Norris, who was recently chosen as a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar. This hardworking young woman joined other community college STEM students from across

Seeing Double: How UNT Dallas’ School of Business Dean Is Leading the Program’s Rapid Expansion

Posted by University of North Texas System

Dr. Karen Shumway took charge as dean of the School of Business at the University of North Texas at Dallas in January 2015. During the last four years, she has grown the School of Business from 500 students to now

The Recovery is the Best Part of a Disaster

Posted by Kyle Berry

SenderoI know, I know. An article on disaster recovery and how important it is. *yawn* The necessity of DR is a foregone conclusion. I thought that, too. However, I am amazed at how often I still see companies without a

Diversity in the Workplace: The Key to Innovation

Posted by Anita Paxton

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorEngaging with people who are different from you is the best way to broaden your worldview and discover new ideas. The differences may be more than just what you see on the outside. Engaging with a truly diverse person means

Deloitte Drives Innovation Every Day at Deloitte University

Posted by Deloitte

Just over a decade ago, Deloitte selected a 107-acre property in North Texas as the home of Deloitte University (DU). The decision was a groundbreaking move (pardon the pun) to invest in bricks and mortar when most considered digital learning

Through the Lens: The Power of Video

Posted by Ricky Townsend

SenderoEven if you’re one of the few dozen people who never saw Steven Spielberg’s JURASSIC PARK (1993), there’s a decent chance you’re still familiar with the famous “water ripple scene”—an iconic moment that deftly accomplishes two primary goals that

‘If Only These Walls Could Talk’: UNT Dallas College of Law Unveils New Law Center at Historic Old City Hall

Posted by University of North Texas System

The University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law celebrated a monumental moment in its young history Thursday afternoon, welcoming visitors for the first time into its new Law Center, historic Old City Hall in downtown Dallas, following a

Behind the Scenes: How Two North Texas Companies Are Reshaping the Pet Industry

Posted by Angela Spears and Joslin Sansom

Bottle Rocket Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorTwo years ago, when Bottle Rocket, an Addison-based technology company, and Animal Supply Company (ASC), an Irving-based distributor of specialty pet products to independent retailers, first met, neither company could have imagined where their journey might take them.

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New Ways Innovators Will Optimize Assets in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications

Posted by Deloitte

When analyzing the trends for technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) that will define 2019, it’s not so much about “the new” as much as the new ways innovators will optimize existing assets. Many of the predictions for what this year

This Woman, Minority‑Owned Sales Tax Firm Is Using Tech to Solve Problems Nationwide

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Sponsor

Davis, Davis & Harmon LLC (DDH) knows sales tax law, how to interpret it, and how to advocate for its clients.

Formed in 2001, the woman and minority-owned sales tax firm is comprised of former Big 4 tax consultants, business

UNT Dallas Unveils New, $63M Student Center

Posted by Jeff Caplan

On Tuesday, May 14, students, faculty and staff celebrated with the UNT Dallas community by officially opening the state-of-the-art, $63 million Student Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The 131,000-square-foot showpiece of UNT Dallas’ evolving campus is a game-changer for a

Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends Survey, 13th Edition

Posted by Deloitte

Deloitte’s digital media trends survey provides insights into how five generations of U.S. consumers are interacting with media, products and services, mobile technologies and the Internet, as well as their preferences when it comes to advertising and social media.

Deloitte’s

Innovate With Peace of Mind: Why Employment Law is Fundamental to Startups

Posted by Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Don’t let employment law consume your time and resources.

Munck Wilson Mandala provides results-oriented solutions for all aspects of employment law, including employee benefits, advice and counsel, employment litigation, and training. When a dispute cannot be resolved informally, our team …

Innovation with Impact:
This Dallas-Based Custom Pillow‑Maker Benefits from the Oprah Effect

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorWhen things are done well, people take notice. In the case of The Pillow Bar, Oprah Winfrey—the nation’s original influencer—was the one who took notice. And its impact was explosive.

A decade ago, Merrimac Dillon invented a machine that allows …

Caps for Sale!

Posted by Ruth Farrar

SenderoHave you ever been in a position where you had to wear multiple hats and sometimes felt overwhelmed? Where you had so much to do that it was hard to think straight and get organized?

I felt that way many