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Managing Madness with a Mentor: Meet COO and Senior Operations Executive, Michael Dzura

by | Jul 9, 2020
Mattress Firm's Dzura speaks with The DEC Network's Bill Chinn on what he thinks the "new business normal" will look like, how to take care of both associates as well as customers, and the importance of one-on-one mentorship.
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Here’s How Companies Can Prioritize Employees’ Health and Wellness Post-Pandemic
Local experts—from Brain Performance Institute, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, Baylor Scott & White, and Microsoft—weigh in on how to create a psychologically safe workplace. Their takeaways? Invest in mental wellness, encourage a culture of openness, and more.
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Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of June 23
by | Jul 8, 2020
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Accenture Global Services' connected classroom system, ATT Mobility's blockchain based device management, Bank of America's event execution using a blockchain approach, Building Materials Investment Corp.'s roof integrated photovoltaic system, Capital One Services' ;otless storage of vehicle inventory, and The Nielsen Company's apparatus to detect uninstallation of an on-device meter.
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USMCA (Formerly NAFTA) Goes Into Effect As Pandemic Disrupts Supply Chains
The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), formerly the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), launches at a tough time as supply chains are strained in the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting the right goods into the right hands has become a question of resiliency, experts say. The virus has accelerated urgent change in supply chains as they must quickly adapt—within days, in some cases. “What used to be possible with just a pencil, and pen, and paper is now impossible to operate” without technology, analyst Piotr Marczewski says.
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A Safe Return to the Workplace: DFW Business Leaders Share Insights on ‘Reboarding’

Regular communication, technology, and health screening will all come into play as the region continues reopening physical workspaces.
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DI People: Match Group, Six Flags, CBRE, and More Make Executive Moves
by | Jul 2, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from evolv Consulting, Tricolor, Mohr Partners, CyrusOne, and more.
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Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in June
by | Jul 1, 2020
From Toyota making executive changes to AT&T offering a new enterprise-level internet solution, here are our 10 most-read stories in June.
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City of Dallas, The DEC @ Redbird, 200 Business Orgs Partner to Launch Small Business Ecosystem
by | Jul 1, 2020
More than 200 Dallas County business service organizations have formed B.U.I.L.D. to provide resources for local small businesses. There will be a strong focus on women- and minority-owned businesses.
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