As we move into 2019, we’re reflecting on the enterprise stories behind the people and places that grabbed our readers’ attention this year. Our most popular stories spanned the vast range of enterprise in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Here are the 12 most-read stories on dallasinnovates.com/entreprise for 2018.
The thoroughfare transects the northern edge of downtown Dallas, and renovations and new construction are transforming its place as a hub for offices, retail, and residential.
Boeing’s services business gives the global aerospace company a way “to cultivate that entrepreneurial spirit,” says CEO Stan Deal. North Texas was a natural fit for the company with its central location and proximity to established suppliers and employees.
3. ‘Citi’ of Irving: Firm Professionals Advance Digital Platforms, Stave Off Cyberthreats, Log 35K Volunteer Hours
Financial services company Citi is Irving’s largest single employer. The employees at the Regent and Las Colinas campuses perform over 40 different functions in technology, cards, commercial, operations and global functions. It’s the “second-largest site in the world for Citi.”
The City of Dallas’ Department of Transportation is currently identifying five parts of town where workers will weave smart city technology into street rehab projects.
From a virtual reality lab simulating life on board warships to a fabrication lab building the hardware behind company tech breakthroughs, USAA’s Plano campus gives employees a taste of military life while working on new ways to offer its services.
A South Dallas neighborhood will undergo a makeover to make it more pedestrian friendly and incorporate new transportation technologies.
Arlington has spent more than 60 years building itself into a powerhouse of sports, entertainment, and manufacturing in North Texas. Now, it’s building a reputation for corporate relocation and logistics, too.
Plano-based NTT Data Services held a private event to discuss the impending digital workforce and how companies can implement automation without the headaches.
9. North Texas Rises to Become One of Top U.S. Data Center Markets
Because of their unique value on the tax rolls, the stringent requirements to build them, and the technology needed to equip them, data centers have created a class of their own in real estate.
The world’s largest retailer choose North Texas to locate one of its first Walmart Technology offices outside Bentonville, Arkansas. One reason: It had more computer science hires from UTD than any other university.
24 job candidates were invited to immerse themselves in the people and culture they’d be working with at JPMorgan Chase’s Merchant Services division. The ‘Super Day of Hiring’ is a new model for the company, and here’s how it works.
The impact of the more than 15,000 food and beverage businesses in DFW is substantial, accounting for roughly 370,000 local jobs. And, DFW remains a center of invention in one of the most competitive sectors in the nation.
More most-read enterprise stories:
TMGcore Launches Enterprise-scale Cryptocurrency Mining Facility in Plano
According to TMGcore, the mining operation will be one of the largest independently owned U.S. facilities and use the company’s Two Phase Liquid Cooling Immersion technology to dramatically decrease cooling costs.
Tech in Real Estate: How 5G, Blockchain, AI Is Changing the Industry
In 2017, the real estate industry invested $8 billion in new technology. During a recent Urban Land Institute panel, experts discussed how tech such as smart contracts and blockchain will revolutionize real estate.
The Green Future of North Texas
We may have room to grow in the rankings, but don’t write Dallas-Fort Worth off as a leader in sustainable building practices. Industry experts say the region is underrated.
Here’s how North Texas builders, designers, and cities are pushing green practices forward.
Q+A: CIO Gurmeet Singh on How 7-Eleven is Redefining Convenience for the Digital Age
As technology becomes omnipresent in peoples’ lives, the convenience retailer is going through its own digital transformation and turning to emerging tech such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, augmented reality, and more to improve the customer experience.
Booming Demand for Clearing Options, Futures Booming Demand for Clearing Options, Futures Contracts Fuels OCC’s Growth
The world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, which has offices in Dallas and Chicago, has doubled its staff in four years. In December, OCC was the first U.S. clearing organization to clear bitcoin futures launched by Cboe Global Markets.
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