Varsity Brands Appoints former Secret Service Agent as Chief Security Officer, Invests in Safety & Security Initiatives

by | Jun 28, 2024
In her new role, Lisa Olivieri will proactively manage Farmers Branch-based Varsity Brands' integrated security and safety efforts across the company, its events, competitions, offices, and facilities, the company said.
Who Pushes Our Buttons Better Than Our Family? A Dallas Organization Wants To Keep Harmony in the Holiday 
by | Nov 16, 2020
Safe Conversations, which started as a social experiment in Dallas, has now trained 575,000 in 24 countries. Now, in a year loaded with intensity and triggers, it wants to help people navigate Thanksgiving Day conversations.
USAA’s SafePilot App ‘Learns’ to Record Crash Data
by | Nov 12, 2020
USAA is making cell phones into accident detectives through SafePilot’s telematics-enabled auto claims. Integral in developing the claims is USAA's design and information technology team in Plano.
When a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready for a Rollout, McKesson’s Tech Exec Says They’re Prepared to Distribute It
by | Nov 11, 2020
Six weeks into Nancy Flores' new role at Irving-based McKesson, the pandemic hit. Overnight, she reprioritized—scaling systems, pivoting tech teams, and working in hyperdrive. Now, she's laser focused on the mass effort and investment that goes into vaccine distribution for an entire country.

Q+A: Mary Dickinson is Helping Companies Make Their Workplaces Healthier

by | Sep 14, 2020
Perkins + Will's Mary Dickinson talks strategies for reducing COVID in the workplace, such as UV light and HEPA filtration. "We are working with facilities on cleaning protocols to avoid creating a false sense of security," she says.
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.
GameStop CEO Sherman: Switching to E-commerce Helped Save Bottom Line
by | Jul 1, 2020
GameStop's CEO also talks about how the company is safely reopening its brick and mortar stores given the varying regulations across states and countries, as well as its corporate headquarters in Grapevine.
Date Gone Wrong: Match Group’s New Safety Tech Gives Tinder a Panic Button, and More
by | Jan 23, 2020
Match Group, the parent company of Match, Tinder, OKCupid, Hinge and several other dating apps, is investing and partnering with Noonlight to offer online daters tools to feel and stay safe during dates. 

TREC Foundation Funds Renovations for the We-Cycle Resource Center to Promote Safe and Quality Transportation

by | Jun 19, 2019
Last week, TREC's Associate Leadership Council Class of 2019, Bike Friendly South Dallas, and Cornerstone Baptist Church opened the We-Cycle Resource Center in the Forest District. It's the latest milestone in TREC’s efforts to spur community-driven development.
Discovery: UNT Prof Joins Drone Safety Research Effort; UTA Studies Cardiovascular Disease-Depression Link
by | Apr 5, 2019
You’ll also find out about how a research project at Children’s Medical Center’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern is studying the effects of somatic mutations in healthy cells in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Daseke Betting on Technology Ready for the Long Haul
by | May 29, 2018
The Addison-based trucking empire has outfitted its trucks with the latest technology, some of which goes beyond what you find in today’s higher-end consumer vehicles.

AT&T Smart Cities Moves Into Infrastructure Safety With New Monitoring System

by | Jan 11, 2018
Selected infrastructure around the country will be equipped with AT&T LTE-enabled sensors to remotely monitor their structural integrity.
Safe & Secure: Knightscope Robots are on Patrol
by | Mar 16, 2017
The wheeled robots recently were demonstrated at UT Arlington, and have been deployed in data centers, shopping centers, and corporate campuses.