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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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Exclusive: Spacee, the Dallas-Based Computer Vision and AR Startup, Adds Former Best Buy CEO to Its Advisory Board
Bringing 36 years of experience from his Best Buy days, Brad Anderson isn't just joining Spacee's advisory board. He's also investing in the startup—which aims to transform retail businesses with its HoverTouch interactive experiences, while helping industries track inventories with its Deming shelf-mounted robots. "I was attracted to the company’s learners and adapters," Anderson tells Dallas Innovates. "They're a team of people that when you have a problem, they are unencumbered in their ability to innovate to solve the problem."
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Follow the Money: Medical Device Firm Orthofix Merges to Form Nearly $700M Revenue Business, Stealthy Men’s Health Startup Looks to Raise $2M, Dallas SPAC Targets $200M IPO, and More
by | Oct 17, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about Mavenir’s $155M raise, Pinnacle Realty Advisors raising $5M for ‘brokerage-as-a-service’ platform, Exela Technologies taking its European business unit public, American Airlines’ hydrogen fuel distribution investment, and more.
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Follow the Money: Book.io Aims to Put E-Books on the Blockchain with New Funding, Tech Startup Kalpa Aims to Raise $1M, and More
by | Sep 30, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about crowdfunding platform Harvest Return landing $2.5M; Supply’s acquisition by Foundry Brands; Moss Adams acquiring local CPA firm Kurtz & Company P.C.; Tri Global Energy being acquired for $270M by Canada's Enbridge; and more.
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Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards

Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
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NTT Data Opens North American Innovation Center in Plano
NTT Data is expanding its Plano presence with the opening of a new North American Innovation Center, where it will focus on customer-facing tech including areas like 5G, smart city planning, and “digital humans”—virtual models of the human body for medical research. The new center will coordinate with five other NTT Data innovation centers in Japan, Italy, Germany, China, and India.
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Follow the Money: Web3 Infrastructure Startup Raises $66M, Dallas SPAC Set to Take Bus Services Firm Public, Fort Worth VC Raises $4M for Third Fund, and More
by | Jun 3, 2022
Plus, stealthy Dallas startup LibLab raises $42M; Fort Worth biotech Sanara raises $15M; UPS Acquires Plano-based Delivery Solutions; Four Seasons in Las Colinas finds new owners; and more North Texas deals.
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Retail, Tech, and Innovation Leaders Join North Texas AR Startup’s New Advisory Board
by | Apr 6, 2022
Spacee, a computer vision- and AI-powered augmented reality company, has unveiled a new three-person advisory board in a moment that founder and CEO Skip Howard calls “critical.”
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NTT DATA CDO Eric Clark says “The continued shockwaves of the global pandemic have left many organizations feeling the impacts of disruption across their workforces, customers, and bottom lines."

NTT DATA’s First Innovation Index Reveals Organizations Are Still Stuggling in an ‘An Era of Constant Disruption’’

by | Nov 11, 2021
New research shows 77 percent of organizations surveyed are not prepared for continued challenges from health crises and natural disasters. And many companies aren't looking to their employees for the answers. Still, a small group of leaders with a focus on innovation—about 6 percent—are performing “above average” in nearly all areas, including financial performance, productivity, and employee satisfaction.
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6 Dallas Innovators You Need to Know Today—and Why
by | Sep 2, 2021
Sally Beauty tapped its first-ever female CEO, NTT DATA gets a digital transformation leader, and more senior leadership moves this week.
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Dallas Rises to the No. 2 City for Tech Professionals, a New CompTIA Report Shows
by | Nov 10, 2020
Dallas made the biggest jump on the Computing Technology Industry Association's Tech Town Index this year, moving from No. 7 to No. 2. A big factor is the number of IT jobs available here. But this year is a Texas Two-Step: Austin ranked No. 1.
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Handle with Care: Artificial Intelligence Is Overflowing with Promise and Potential Challenges, NTT DATA Study Says
by | Oct 21, 2020
Both executives and employees perceive AI as a boon to productivity, but it may also come with its own ethical challenges, according to a survey from the Plano-based leader in business and IT services.
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Dallas is No. 3 Among Global Data Center Markets, C&W Study Says

by | Jan 21, 2020
Cushman & Wakefield evaluated 1,162 data centers across 38 global markets in its just-released Data Center Market Comparison.
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Meaning, Mission, Immersion: How the Dallas Region Draws Top IT Talent
by | Jan 9, 2020
Some of the biggest names in tech have major operations in North Texas, whether it be through regional corporate offices, headquarters, or relocations. In fact, the region is ranked fourth as a top destination for IT professionals. But what are companies doing to keep them here?
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Done Deals: ParkHub Tech Heads to Warriors’ Arena, NTT Data Extends Partnership, Colliers Makes Acquisition
by | Sep 6, 2019
Here's your deals dashboard of big-name partnerships, unique collaborations, and innovative initiatives with ties to businesses and organizations in North Texas.
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Ripple Effect: Big Ideas Become a Reality in North Texas
by | Jan 31, 2019
Meet the ten companies that have formed partnerships, invented new deployments in emerging technology, or reimagined retail to make an impact here and beyond.
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