Left: The keyboard and in-dash computer turn a Ford truck into a mobile office, via a cellular broadband connection.

Business & Technology

The story of the year is, once again, energy: Finding innovations in how we produce and conserve energy; understanding our main sources of energy; and gaining insight and awareness into renewables and alternatives. All this keeps us stronger and smarter as consumers. But Oklahoma has a diversified economy. Other non-energy companies also are excelling in creating innovative products and services.

Economic diversity grows in state
Wind power offers state alternative energy options
Air Force makes use of GM plant

Business & Technology Articles

  • Oklahoma companies focus on technology during oil industry slowdown

    BY ADAM WILMOTH, Energy Editor | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Despite low oil and natural gas prices, companies throughout the oil patch are planning for the future and hoping prices rebound soon.

  • High-tech vehicles: Not quite the Jetsons, but close

    BY VALLERY BROWN, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    While prototypes of self-flying cars pique the wildest fantasies of technology geeks, the automotive industry writ large has been churning out an abundance of futuristic features for their newest models, most of them to enhance driver safety.


OUTLOOK '09: Business & Technology