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NTT Data Innovation Index: 93% of Execs Think AI Will Be in Common Use Within 2 Years

by | Dec 13, 2022
The Plano-based digital business and IT services giant's research shows that businesses are focused on growing and increasing profitability. The economic climate may reduce short-term investments, but long-term trends are sustainable. Keeping up with the evolving market is key: “Digital transformation is a continuous journey, not a one-and-done investment,” says NTT Data Chief Digital Officer Tanvir Khan.
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Innovative Spaces: Vari Opens New Global Headquarters in Coppell
by | Oct 4, 2022
Vari's new global HQ was designed by Dallas-based BOKA Powell. The company's goal: "continue to probe the future of how we work." With open stairwells inside and walking trails outside, getting up and about is encouraged. So is staying healthy: The new HQ is the third building in DFW to receive Fitwel certification for healthy workplaces, the company says. "Most executives are still trying to figure out the future of work, the workforce, and workspaces—that’s where we come in," said Vari co-founder and CEO Jason McCann.
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North Texas Companies Offer Five Keys to Keeping Employees Engaged While Working From Home
Studies show that companies with high employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable. Here's how Axxess, USAA, Hilti North America, and other companies in the region are improving employee engagement virtually.
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Fidelity's 337-acre campus in Westlake, TX. [Courtesy: Fidelity Investments]
Fidelity Is Hiring 550 Client-Facing Positions in North Texas to ‘Fuel the Innovation Talent Pipeline’
by | Oct 19, 2020
Fidelity Investments is responding to evolving needs during the COVID-19 pandemic with 4,000 new client-facing roles across the U.S. It is also using technology to enhance its hiring process, recruiting college students and new graduates, and improving its onboarding processes.
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How Verizon Retrained Nearly 20,000 Workers to Avoid Layoffs

by | Sep 28, 2020
Through a robust retraining program, Verizon aimed to meet customer needs and ensure employee well-being during the global pandemic.
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The Life/Work Blur: How These Dallas Companies Fight Burnout and ‘Zoom Fatigue’
by | Sep 23, 2020
HR experts from BGSF, Corgan, the Match Group, and Omnitracs have tips to foster connectedness, maintain productivity—and inspire fun.
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To Common Desk, COVID-19 Wasn’t the Death of Coworking. It Was the Start of Something New
by | Sep 2, 2020
Trey Bowles and Delanie Majors from The DEC Network hosted Founder and CEO of Common Desk Nick Clark to discuss how his company is innovating to help entrepreneurs get back into shared office spaces.
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Office Equipment Company Shifts Sales Strategy, Adds Incentives to Maintain Business During Pandemic
When companies began to have employees work from home due to the pandemic, Southwest Office Systems faced dramatic revenue declines. But, the office equipment company has kept its sales team employed by changing its entire B2B sales approach.
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Impact Ventures: Meet One Stop Wellness, a Comprehensive Health Solution That Empowers Employees

by | Jul 27, 2020
The Dallas-based startup offers customizable programs that empower employees to improve their wellness behaviors while helping to reduce their company’s health insurance costs. In response to COVID-19, the team launched a risk mitigation tool for employers to remain compliant with OSHA guidelines.
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Dallas-Fort Worth’s Growing Tech Workforce and Degree Completion Make it a Top Tech Market, CBRE Report Says
by | Jul 16, 2020
CBRE’s annual ‘Scoring Tech Talent’ Report places Dallas-Fort Worth as the fifth largest in the U.S. in terms of its tech talent labor pool. All metrics included, DFW ranked No. 13 among 50 markets.
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First Look: Amazon Picks Las Colinas as the First Location for its New Neighborhood Health Center Pilot Program
by | Jul 15, 2020
It's the first of six to be established in the Dallas region this year. Amazon is collaborating with Crossover Health to establish health centers near its fulfillment centers and operations facilities. Each center will provide full-spectrum acute, chronic, and preventive primary care for employees and their families.
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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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The Era of Social Distancing: Polte’s New IoT Wearable Keeps Coworkers 6 Feet Apart

by | Jun 2, 2020
Addison-based Polte is an expert at asset tracking. But in the time of COVID-19, the team realized a solution was needed to track a company's most important assets at the moment: people.
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#SaaSTalentNow: Gregslist Launches List to Highlight Local Tech Talent Seeking Jobs
by | Mar 27, 2020
Greg Head, a DFW-based software industry veteran with 30 years of experience, is working to help others during the COVID-19 crisis by curating a list of people looking for employment in the software industry.
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Tech Startup Theatro Receives $20M Series C Backing from Sageview Capital
by | Dec 12, 2019
The funding is expected to help Theatro rapidly scale its offerings across retail, hospitality, manufacturing, and other markets with large hourly workforces.
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Staffing Agency Moves Into Dallas to Boost Local Tech Talent
by | Jul 8, 2019
NEXTAFF is opening a location in North Dallas to offer staffing solutions to information technology businesses.
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