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Can Improved Employee Experience Result in a Better Customer Experience?

Posted by Reagan Alhadef

What is EX?

Employee experience (EX) does not have a formal definition, but similar to the customer journey, it includes every touch point an employee has with an organization beginning with the hiring process. While the entire scope is vast, …

Truth Be Told:
The Red in the Watermelon

Posted by Susanne Turnbo

It was one tense meeting. The kind where anything happening outside of the room seemed irrelevant. I was in an Executive Steering Committee meeting for a large IT program, and the truth about the project’s progress was just uncovered. As …

From Design Sprints
to Proof Sprints

Posted by Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket Dallas Innovates Silver Sponsor

“Will this reliably integrate with our app?”

“Would users even want to use this feature?”

“How will we notify users?”

Simple questions, at face value. But any seasoned product or project manager knows there are no such luxuries. These inquiries …

Axxess Films: Public Education Campaign Raises Awareness About Value of Home Healthcare

Posted by Axxess

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorIncreasing the numbers of those receiving care in the home has the power to revolutionize healthcare as we know it. The problem is that most people don’t know about its many benefits.

Spreading the word about the transformational benefits of …

Paleontology Evolves at the Perot Museum

Posted by Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Monumental changes are coming to paleontology at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science – some freshly conceived, and others, millions of years in the making. 

The Perot Museum’s interest in and emphasis on prehistoric studies predates its 2012 debut …

Ramping Up Relief

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Since SBP (formerly known as the St. Bernard Project) joined forces with Toyota in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005, the nonprofit organization has learned how to rebuild homes in less time

From Girl Scout to Genetic Researcher


When I reflect on my personal journey to becoming a genetic researcher, I think that my entire decade of preparing for post-secondary education was founded on the basis of one question: “How does that work?”

Girl Scouts taught me that …

UT Dallas Entrepreneurship Program Helps Startups Transform Into Successes

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorThe path to successful entrepreneurship for many includes coaching from seasoned startup professionals.

Moving beyond the shakiest phases of kitchen-table startup to viable company takes vision, hard work and luck. That luck for University of Texas at Dallas students and …

Leaders in Innovation Convene at FWD:DFW Tech & Data Summit

Posted by Sanjiv Yajnik

Our country has been transformed by three revolutions: The first Industrial Revolution (Mechanization) began in the late 18th century. Using water and steam power, new forms of manufacturing emerged. This gave way to the second Industrial Revolution (Mass Production) in …

Q+A: Cedar Hill’s Hike & Bike Trail In the Midst of Construction

Posted by Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation

Cedar Hill is a uniquely diverse geological area with abundant wildlife and natural beauty.

New hike and bike trails will provide additional access to more of our community’s natural beauty. The ecological corridor of Belt Line and FM 1382 showcases …

The Cloud: Wrangling Your Migration Challenges

Posted by Kyle Berry

Stop for a moment and think about your business. 

What kind of company do you work for?  Is it an IT company? More than likely, it’s a manufacturing company, an energy company, a retail company, a health care company, or …

Can User Experience (UX)
Save Lives?

Posted by Reagan Alhadef

User Experience encompasses all aspects of the end-user’s interaction with the company, its services, and its products. As User Experience (UX) expands beyond software navigation and app interaction, the effects of UX on a variety of industries are increasingly apparent.

A World of Opportunities Awaits These Toyota Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

It’s the rush when the car first takes to the road after the assembly line. Or the tears of hope when a partially-paralyzed family member walks again. Toyota Scholars’ Day presented by Toyota Financial Services in June was about these …

UTD Researchers Find Innovation Can Drive Sales

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding Sponsor

What kind of customers do you have? More and more, customers are strategic shoppers, Metin Cakanyildirim, PhD, professor of operations management at The University of Texas at Dallas has found. Strategic customers may delay their purchase of an old version …

A Slippery Slope: Area Nonprofits Collaborate to Address Summer Slide

Posted by Dr. Ken Helvey

Lauren Watts, a Plano area high school sophomore and Girl Scout Senior, aspires to enter the medical field. Eager to connect to an opportunity that would help her to better understand her desired profession, she signed up for a pediatric …

UTA Professors Get $71K NSF Grant for U.S. Natural Disaster Response Research

Posted by University of Texas at Arlington

Last year, 16 U.S. natural disasters caused 362 deaths and a record $306 billion in damages.

Hurricanes contributed to the highest amount of damage followed by wildfires, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information.

After 2017’s record year of …

Online Marketplace for Debt Collection Wins Seed Funding

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorAt any time, about $825 billion is due to small businesses across the United States. That’s equivalent to about 5 percent of the nation’s GDP.

Collbox cofounders Cameron Desautels and Matthew Darner say it’s really worse than it looks. Of …

Mobilizing Diversity & Inclusion in Your Organization

Posted by Rashad Givhan

Are you looking to develop a diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy at your company or enhance existing efforts?

While it is widely recognized that D&I groups can strengthen relationships and bridge differences, research also reveals that diverse companies outperform their …

Coworking, Community,
and Cocktails

Posted by WeWork

You are cordially invited! WeWork Clearfork is celebrating the grand opening of their first Fort Worth location on Thursday, June 28, from 6 to 9 pm, and they want you to join them.

The face of business is changing. People

Toyota Honored by Boys & Girls Clubs for Placing Service Above Self

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Toyota was recently awarded the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s prestigious Chairman’s Award, presented annually to recognize a corporation or foundation that has placed service above self and made a positive difference in the lives of children.

Mike Groff, …