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Local Tech Founders Duke it Out at Digital Fight Club, Capping Off Dallas Startup Week

by | Aug 12, 2022
Ten local founders and innovators sparred in gloves-off debates, "fighting" to win each round.

The fight card included challenges like: Should brands be transparent? Should the government be involved in building the metaverse? And is ESG important? Here are the knockout rounds.
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From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
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Local Innovators Take Home Awards at Dallas’ State of Entrepreneurship 2022 Event
by | Mar 14, 2022

At the Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s State of Entrepreneurship event last week, individual innovators and local startups were recognized for their accomplishments over the past year. And, according to the numbers, there was a lot to celebrate....

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Dallas Metro Retains No. 3 Spot with the Most Tech Job Openings in U.S.
by | Mar 7, 2022
The Dallas region added nearly 3,800 new tech job postings last month, bringing its total postings to around 18,600 and ranking it No. 3 among metro areas with the highest amount of job openings in the sector, according to CompTIA. Dallas has held the No. 3 spot since August 2021.
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Antuit.ai Launches Strategic Advisory Board of Consumer Products, Retail, and Technology Veterans

by | Oct 22, 2020
The Frisco-based SaaS AI solutions provider helps retailers and consumer products companies improve supply chain, merchandising, pricing, and marketing. Its team now has executives from Accenture, Proctor & Gamble, Miller Coors, and more.
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Experts from RevTech Ventures and Accenture Interactive Discuss the Future of Retail During Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 31, 2020
In an age nicknamed the “retail apocalypse” by analysts, marketing experts spoke on digital pioneering amid economic crisis at DSW20.
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Early Adopters: Accenture Survey Puts Dallas Ahead of the Pack in Emerging Tech
by | Feb 22, 2019
When it comes to blockchain, AI, and extended reality, Dallas proves better than most in adopting new, cutting-edge technologies.
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Follow the Money: TPG Raises $12B for Flagship Fund; Pizza Hut Acquires Online Ordering Platform
by | Dec 8, 2018
Also, you'll find news about deals involving Cypress Growth Capital, D.R. Horton, Aspira, ECi Sofware Solutions, Ryan, and Accenture in this roundup of activity by companies and investors with ties to North Texas.
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At the Helm: Intuit VP of Design on Being ‘Design-Led, Through and Through’

by | Sep 24, 2018
Intuit has embraced design thinking, says Intuit VP of Design James Helm. He talks with Dave Moore about the thinking that precedes formal design and how the company retains designers who may get multiple recruiting calls each week.
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Money Talks: Don Relyea Takes User Experience to the Bank
by | Sep 24, 2018
Don Relyea — who Incorporated a 19-person core design team to BBVA Compass within a couple weeks — says that the addition of designers to global banking firm BBVA is introducing constructive problem-solving to operations across 35 countries.
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My second year (in teaching high school English), things began looking up. I cracked the code and figured out how to motivate students. I had lessons I could improve upon. And I started getting curious — what could the sciences teach me about how we learn? Most of what I read at that time could be classified as pop psychology — secondhand accounts of “brain science” studies. ...One particular study involved our sense of smell and memory. I had been reading Robert Jutte’s 2004 book “A History of Senses,” and I stumbled upon this interesting remark: “Our sense of smell is most directly linked to memory.” Hmm — smell and memory are linked. I began to think how this could be applied to some of our creative writing assignments... Excerpt from “Seductive Interaction Design,” by Stephen Anderson [Sources: Capital One, Stephen Anderson]
Custom Build: An Acquisition and Ties to Higher Ed Led UX Thoughtleader to Capital One’s Garage
by | Sep 24, 2018
Q+A | Stephen Anderson, head of design at Capital One’s Garage, (literally) wrote the book on “Seductive Interaction Design.” He talks about finding talent and how design thinking is applied to daily life.
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Tatiana Miller, executive director of design at USAA [Photo, logo: USAA]
Users First: An Interview With USAA’s Tatiana Miller
by | Sep 24, 2018
Q+A | Tatiana Miller, executive director of design at USAA, tells Dave Moore how the company invests in design, what she's most proud of, and how she manages some 60 creative professionals.
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Innovation Study: DFW Should Embrace its Sprawl & Work Together to Propel its Growth, Identity as ‘Hub for Innovation’

by | Jun 29, 2018
After a monthslong research study, the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Methodist University, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Accenture have released a “guidebook” to help North Texas’ innovation economy thrive into the future.
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Follow the Money: Intelis Capital Leads WNDYR Funding Round, Voltea Raises $10M
by | Apr 19, 2018
Funding rounds bring millions in capital from investors for North Texas startups. Here's a look at funding, mergers, and acquisitions involving companies and nonprofits with North Texas ties.
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Innovation Scorecard: Chamber Says DFW in ‘Position of Strength’
by | Mar 29, 2018
The scorecard is a snapshot of a larger study the Dallas Regional Chamber, Accenture, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Southern Methodist University will release later this year.
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Accenture Technology Vision: Report Unravels Trends Transforming Business
by | Feb 21, 2018
The survey behind the report included 6,381 international business and IT executives including those from Dallas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, and San Francisco.
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