North Texas goes next-gen in managing water, energy and roads

March 6th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Thanks to our warm climate – economically, culturally as well as meteorologically speaking – North Texas is the place to be. So much so that the North Texas population is expected to grow to nearly 17 million people by 2050. That’s a lot of people watering lawns, turning on lights and driving on roads. So […]

From the ground up: Smarter homes, smarter living

March 2nd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

When we first saw George Jetson fly his aerocar across our living room TVs, we could hardly imagine a lifestyle as futuristic as his. Vehicles and buildings intuitively responded to everything he and his family needed. Hungry? Magically, the kitchen produced dinner. Time to get ready for work? The closet offered wardrobe suggestions. House needs […]

Thank You NTC Members – February

February 28th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, American Airlines Center!   Thank you to our renewing members: City of Waxahachie Alliance Data City of Frisco Denton County Transportation Authority Metroport Cities Partnership MNK Infotech Inc.

North Texas Commission’s 2017 Legislative Priorities

January 27th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

The 85th session of the Texas Legislature began less than three weeks ago, and rather than the typical flurry of activity, there’s been a blizzard. With over 2,200 House and Senate bills filed for consideration so far, our elected officials have a big job ahead of them to focus on what really matters to Texas. […]

NTX | Crossroads of IoT

January 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Can you guess what was the best-selling item during the 2016 holiday season? Hello, Alexa. According to Forbes, the Echo and the Echo Dot blew the doors off of Amazon, the world’s largest Internet-based retailer. Amazon Echo, a hands-free speaker you control with your voice, connects to the Alexa Voice Service to instantly play music, […]

Thank You NTC Members – December

January 3rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, Harmony Public Schools!   Thank you to our renewing members: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. Children’s Health of Texas City of Fort Worth City of Southlake Colliers DFW Airport Marriott Tarrant County College Tenet

Holiday Lights are Big and Bright …

December 15th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

The most wonderful time of the year is also the brightest time of the year in North Texas. And, in true Texan fashion, we make sure that Santa has no problem finding our region during his Christmas Eve flight. If you are looking to get into the Holiday spirit, here’s a list of the top […]

Meet our Members | Michael Schulman, Locke Lord LLP

November 14th, 2016 Posted in Meet Our Members, Uncategorized

Michael Schulman is Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Public Finance Practice Group. He has substantial experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel and issuer’s counsel in a wide range of public finance transactions involving bonds issued by state agencies and municipalities, as well as significant experience in conduit bond issues. Mike also represents trustees, […]

Meet our Members | Kathy Wilkins, Alliance Operating Systems

November 7th, 2016 Posted in Meet Our Members

With a 26 year background in logistics and global supply-chain design engineering, Ms. Wilkins, a licensed Customs broker and Vice President of Alliance Operating Services (AOS), has worked in both the import and export arenas. Ms. Wilkins has an extensive background in supply-chain engineering including infrastructure development, procurement, systems integration, manufacturing and process implementation. The […]