Tech Titans Awards 2016 featured in the Dallas Business Journal
Mitel/Mavenir purchase in Dallas Morning News
Nov. 2016 D CEO, lunch with Tech Titans President Bill Sproull
August 2016 5 Fastest growing companies, Dallas Business Journal
August 2016 Number of Texas companies held responsible for data breaches, Dallas Business Journal
4WEB Medical, Fast Tech winner 2015, profile in The Dallas Morning News
Reverse Pitch Day, Industrial IOT
** Reverse Pitch Day, Dallas Innovates
Data center growth, Dallas Business Journal, April 22, 2016
New Texas regional patent director discusses activity, trends, Dallas Business Journal, 2/22/16
Read coverage of the outstanding winners of the Tech Titans Awards from the Dallas Business Journal. Links on the Awards Gala winners page.
Toughest position to fill in North Texas? Software developer, Dallas Business Journal, May 1, 2015
The demand to hire experienced software developers is where it can get a bit more challenging, said Bill Sproull, president and CEO of Tech Titans.
“Just because you graduate with a degree in computer science doesn’t mean you have the experience you need,” he said, adding that rising demand for on-the-job experience is causing many companies to look outside the region, state and even country for talent. Until educational efforts and STEM programs can gain the traction they need to produce enough candidates to fill in-demand positions, companies are recruiting by any means necessary. For many of them, this means turning to H-1B visas, which allows non-U.S. citizens temporary employment in specialty occupations."
DFW credited for almost half the Q4 tech jobs added in Texas, Dallas Business Journal, Feb. 19, 2015
"The Texas technology industry continues its fourth year of growth, making significant contributions to the nation's innovation economy," Bill Sproull, president and CEO of Tech Titans, said in a released statement. "With average annual tech wages in Texas that are 85 percent higher than private sector wages, we need to continue to support our tech industry by focusing on building a strong foundation in STEM for our next generation of tech employees."
The legislative wish-list from Texas' largest technology trade group, Dallas Business Journal, Dec. 19, 2014
North Texans are huge beneficiaries of our technology industry. At Tech Titans, we believe that a passionate pursuit of technology creates the innovation and productivity that benefits the lives of North Texans today and tomorrow. Read more>>
How the Dallas-Fort Worth Tech Sector Has Roared Back, D CEO, 2011
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is one of the most significant high-tech business centers in the United States, with several global leadership brands. With about 3,000 technology companies and nearly 230,000 high-tech employees, DFW is arguably the second-largest technology business center in the country, behind California’s Silicon Valley. Read more>>
The Internet of Things
Chris Croupe discusses top tech trend "Internet of Things," February 2014.
FOX 4 WORD with Dan Godwin December 2013
Discusses the growth of data centers in North Texas, due to a stellar amount of power, labor and business climate. Many companies also like to be near their data centers, and, with the number of headquarters in North Texas, that also helps us. Just in Richardson, there are 15 data centers, with more on the way.
State of the Union comments from President Bill Sproull
Dallas Business Journal
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address touched on numerous issues that affect business in America. The Dallas Business Journal asked some Dallas-Fort Worth business people to offer their opinions on the president's message. Bill Sproull comments about the need for immigration reform, patent reform, and the tax code.
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Tech Titans helps Wylie ISD move forward with focus on STEM fields
Because of the district’s push to connect students to STEM fields earlier in their educations, Wylie ISD was chosen as Metroplex Technology Business Council’s pilot district for working on STEM-related projects.
The Richardson-based Tech Titans is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing about 300 companies, including Cisco Systems and Verizon Wireless.
In its first semester working with Wylie ISD, it paired up Burnett Junior High with University of Texas at Dallas professor Kenneth Berry, whose research interest is in STEM.
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