Technology


Cliff Illig, Co-Founder of Cerner, Retires

Cliff Illig, co-founder and vice chairman of Cerner Corporation, announced today that he will retire from the company he helped to start in 1979. Illig cited the desire to focus on outside interests as the reason for his retirement. According… more

Jason Wade Joins Spring Venture Group as Chief Financial Officer

Spring Venture Group, a name that has consistently fallen on Ingram's list of fast-growing companies, announced today that it is yet again expanding - this time in the C-Suite. Jason Wade is joining the ranks as chief financial officer in… more

Prime Digital Academy is Expanding to Kansas City

Three thousand tech jobs went unfilled in Kansas City during 2018 - In response to this apparent tech talent shortage, Prime Digital Academy is set to open its second campus in KC with the hope of “[bringing] more diverse talent… more

DEG Acquired by UK Company for $150M

Dentsu Aegis Network of the UK announced today that it had acquired Overland Park-based DEG, one of the region's most consistent fast-growth companies over the past 15 years. Terms of the deal were not announced, but The Wall Street Journal… more

Breaking Down the Marriott-Starwood Security Breach

As the dust continues to settle from the Starwood guest reservation database security breach--which affects millions of business and convention travelers, as well as vacationers and tourists--potential victims are still waiting to hear the fate of their personal data. An… more

Provista Names DEG Its Digital Agency of Record

In terms of partnerships, DEG and Provista just got a more serious. Provista, a Texas-based health care and hospitality supply chain management company, named DEG of Overland Park its Digital Agency of Record. But this is not the first time… more

Garmin Has Been Named One of the Most Reputable Tech Companies

Garmin’s good rap as a technology company isn’t going unnoticed by consumers.  The Reputation Institute released rankings today for the most reputable tech companies, and the Olathe-based tech giant slid in at number three on the list, which comes as… more

Sprint Talks Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is back in the headlines with the Supreme Court's announcement this week that it would not hear an appeal of a lower court’s decision upholding Obama-era net-neutrality rules. Noting that the FCC had already reversed regulatory course, the… more

Dairy Farmers of America Invest in New Technology, Help to Grow Kansas City Tech Sector

The Dairy Farmers of America have recently announced that it will invest in two new forms of technology to advance farmers’ capabilities across the country: blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. While the blockchain technology will be used to increase transparency… more

Burns & McDonnell, Science City Announce Plans to Continue Partnership

Burns & McDonnell and Science City have sealed the deal. Although the two have already worked together for more than a decade, they came together last night to make the partnership official and announce lofty plans for the future. To… more