Virtual learning, new Missouri law pave path for fewer snow days with remote learning

Many local school districts have ways to work around snow days now with remote learning. In Missouri, a law that went into effect at the start of the 2020-2021 school year allows schools to have students work remotely rather than… more

Cerner announces two executive role replacements

Cerner Corp. announced two important changes among its list of top executives, two longtime leaders to be succeeded by internal candidates. Travis Dalton, who has led Cerner Government Services, is the company's new chief client and services officer, effective Friday.… more

Black & Veatch transitions subsidiary to independent software company with sale

Overland Park-based Black & Veatch has sold Atonix Digital LLC, a software company focused on operational intelligence for resource intensive industries. Just three years after the launch of Atonix Digital as a wholly owned subsidiary, its sale is expected to… more

New report reveals top industries with remote work

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home is more necessary and desirable than ever. With that in mind, FlexJobs has announced the top 100 companies to watch for remote work in the coming year. “Remote” means the openings must offer… more

Kansas City among list of best cities for remote work

Since the onset of COVID-19, remote work has become the norm for many Americans. Surveys show that about half of American workers were working from home in the late spring of 2020. Many researchers believe that increased work flexibility may… more

COVID-19 reveals fast-growing careers, emerging remote jobs

A variety of remote jobs emerged in 2020 as a result of COVID-19. The website FlexJobs analyzed over 50 career categories, finding 10 offering remote jobs that have grown at a high rate since the pandemic started. The 10 categories… more

Coping with COVID: Johns Hopkins releases new state-by-state COVID-19 vaccine tracker

Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University created a COVID-19 vaccine data dashboard to track the administration of various vaccines across the U.S. by state. The dashboard shows data for states publicly reporting information on the COVID-19 vaccine; some states haven't disclosed the number of… more

Ameren signs first long-term broadband lease with Anterix for Missouri customers

The first long-term broadband spectrum agreement has been signed between Missouri-based Ameren and New Jersey-based Anterix. Ameren, an electrical services company, signed the 30-year 900 MHz broadband spectrum lease agreement with licensed spectrum holder for Missouri and Illinois customers. With… more

Kansas launches tool to helps businesses with labor matters

The Kansas Department of Labor announced the launch of an Employer Help Desk to assist businesses with a variety of labor-related issues. Dedicated operators will be available to assist employers during the hours of 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST,… more

Kansas signs deal, to establish Supersonic Transportation Corridor

The FAA has signed a deal with Kansas regarding a supersonic flight corridor. Governor Laura Kelly says she and Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced on Thursday that KDOT and the Federal Aviation Administration have finalized an agreement… more