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Half-Earth Day: EarthX Reflects on Reducing Waste

Posted by EarthX

Earth Day is a well-known and long-established celebration on our planet — it’s diversity, and the challenge of protecting the environment for all living things. Half-Earth Day, coming up on Monday, Oct. 22, is a relative newcomer to the calendar.

From the Pastures of Edwards Ranch Rises a Modern Workplace

Posted by Mark Sullivan

WeWork

Everyone in Fort Worth knows of Edwards Ranch, a vast stretch of pasture that’s been around longer than the city itself. It’s still in the hands of family members who strongly feel that any development should be thoughtful, forward thinking,

Creativity Fuels Innovation in Classrooms and on Playing Fields at UNT

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorExciting times are underway at the University of North Texas. UNT is a hub of creativity, and President Neal Smatresk has embraced the collective imagination of his students, faculty, and staff. Creativity is ingrained in the university’s culture, and that

Food-Finding App Startup Scores Investors, Mentors, Support at UTD

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor years, college students who live on the cusp of coolness have pushed brands for profit and perks. Called brand ambassadors or brand influencers, college students work across social media, blogs, and vlogs to encourage clicks on products or services.

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Trial Partner Jenny Martinez

Posted by Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala has added notable trial attorney Jenny Martinez to its complex commercial litigation roster. 

Martinez was previously a named partner with Godwin Bowman & Martinez and worked on complex commercial litigation matters, including the Deepwater Horizon …

Uptown, the Place of Power

Posted by WeWork

Depending on the day, you might find Compare Power founder and CEO Brad Gregory cruising the streets of Uptown on his One Wheel motorized skateboard, jetting between his home at One Uptown and his office at WeWork. You could also

UTD LaunchPad Director
Wins Tech Titans Award

Posted by Brittany Magelssen

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIt was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college.

A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, designed a program that would teach the business of venture …

WeWork Announces Plan to
Launch Incubator Program
in Dallas

Posted by WeWork

WeWork is bringing a new concept to Big D! WeWork Labs, the program designed for early-stage startups will open its first location in Dallas this fall. Based in WeWork’s downtown Thanksgiving Tower location, WeWork Labs offers education and mentorship,

Nonprofit Innovation in a
Time of Change

Posted by Jana Etheridge

One of my favorite things about working at Capital One is our engagement with our local community and our nonprofit partners. In fact, earlier this year, Capital One celebrated the 10th anniversary of our Plano campus and the community …

Short Story Dispenser:
Printed Literature On the Go

Posted by Dara McCluskey

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries recently installed the first short story dispenser in the state of Texas.

The UTA Library has installed a short story dispenser on the second floor of the UTA Central Library for readers …

9 Reasons Dallas Businesses Love WeWork

Posted by WeWork

WeWorkWhat if every detail of your workplace catered to your comfort and productivity? What if you regularly bumped into entrepreneurs and thought leaders while filling your glass of passion fruit-infused water?

More DFW businesses are experiencing office utopia thanks to

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

Posted by QUYNH-ANH LE DANG

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 …