The Last Word: Jennifer Sanders on DIA’s Eight-Year Smart Cities Journey

by | Oct 2, 2023
Sanders recently marked the eighth anniversary of the Dallas Innovation Alliance by posting on LInkedIn, eight years to the day after DIA "formally launched at the White House during President Obama's $168 million commitment to smart cities across several agencies."
SXSW’s 2023 ‘PanelPicker’ Opens For Voting—and DFW Companies Are Vying to Take the Stage
by | Aug 10, 2022
South by Southwest has opened its 2023 "PanelPicker" for crowd-sourced community voting through August 21. You could be among the people who vote to decide which panelists will take the stage next March at SXSW. Out of the thousands of session proposals up for voting, many have Dallas-area ties. We share just 10 of them—including ideas from Mark Cuban, the Dallas Cowboys, Venture Dallas, Dallas Innovation Alliance, CollateralEdge, Kanarys, Zirtue, Masterplan, and more.
The DEC to ‘Innov8te’ With New Smart Cities Incubator That Supports Emerging Tech
by | Feb 14, 2019
Operating out of the DEC's West End location, the Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator is backed by AT&T, Microsoft, Cisco, UTD, and the Dallas Innovation Alliance.
Living Lab
DIA’s Case Study Shows Smart Cities Living Lab’s Positive Impact
by | Nov 8, 2018
In addition to the report, Dallas Innovation Alliance and Amazech Solutions announced a dashboard that will make the lab's data available to the public.
Jennifer Sanders

South Dallas Project With Toyota, New Smart Tech in West End on Tap for DIA in 2018

by | Jan 24, 2018
Toyota leaders joined officials from Dallas and the Dallas Innovation Alliance for a special event Tuesday to announce the new smart city projects.
On Tap: TechWeek Dallas, Tiny House Jamboree, TREC Shark Tank
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digital cities
Denton, Richardson, & DeSoto Among ‘Top Digital Cities’ in U.S.
by | Nov 15, 2016
The North Texas cities were named to the Government Technology magazine list highlighting cities in the U.S. that best used data to improve residents’ lives
Trey Bowles
Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s Trey Bowles Gives Entrepreneurs Tools For Success
by | Jun 6, 2016
Bowles also co-founded the Dallas Innovation Alliance, or DIA, a public-private partnership that aims to develop and execute on a plan to deploy “smart cities” technologies in Dallas.