Channeling Their Energies

So ... you say technology is constantly changing the way you do business, eh? Well, if you’re truly a technophobe, you’re not working in the realm of digital marketing, where Richard Cherra of MBB+ assesses the pace of change with… more

KC Rising: We Have Our Work Cut Out

02/28/2018 In a building filled with masterpieces, hundreds of business leaders gathered to brainstorm on their own work in progress:  Kansas City.  Packed inside the Atkins Auditorium inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, leaders from across the city and across… more

Thursday: What you missed

02/22/2018 This afternoon was hit with potentially the two biggest headlines of the week in politics while one of the biggest nosedives in the stock market will caution you about updating your product. NATIONAL POLITICS--TODAY'S BIG STORIES Ingram's:  Gov. Greitens… more

Women in Tech: Lenora Payne

02/22/2018 Once again, Kansas City, MO was named one of the best cities in the country for women in technology.  That's four straight years the City of Fountains has owned the number two spot in America.  While the number of… more

DST Systems to Sell for $5.4 Billion

As it turns out, the 2014 purchase of DST Global Systems by SS&C was just an encore act: The Connecticut-based technology company announced this morning that it would pay $5.4 billion to acquire DST Systems, one of Kansas City's biggest… more

KU Biotech Center Wins SBA Grant

The University of Kansas announced this morning that its Bioscience & Technology Business Center had earned a $50,000 grant from the Small Business Administration to support the center's mission as a business accelerator and economic engine for northeast Kansas.  It's… more

Lenexa Lands Data Center

A national IT company based in Dallas has unveiled plans for building a 50,000-square-foot data center in Lenexa, its third facility in the Kansas City region. In a news release this morning issued by the Kansas City Area Development Council,… more

Teachers Turn Out for STEM Instruction Focus

More than 200 area teachers turned out at Burns & McDonnell this morning for the third-annual Educators Summit, designed to equip educators with resources to help engage their students in science, technology, engineering and math academic tracks and boost the… more

KC’s Tech Appeal Draws Koch Presence

The evolution of Kansas City's technology ecosystem has prompted Koch Business Solutions, a division of Wichita-based Koch Industries, to opened a new coworking office space in Kansas City, designed to provide IT support to the parent and its affiliates around… more

Comcast Entering Gigabit-Service Fray

The battle for high-speed Internet service dominance in the Kansas city region ratcheted up tody as Comcast announced it would launch service with speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second to residential customers throughout the its suburban service areas. That adds to… more