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April 29, 2020

In April 2020, the KC Tech Council reached out to a carefully-selected group of approximately three dozen business leaders representing a cross-section of the region’s technology employers. We then released the COVID-19 Impact Index v1. Three months later, in July 2020, we again reached out to measure the same group’s responses as we embark on a new fiscal quarter. Those findings are now published in the Impact Index, v2.

KCTC President & CEO Named TECNA US Policy Chair

February 11, 2020

Newsroom KC Tech Council President & CEO Ryan Weber has been named the new chair of the US public policy committee of the Tech Councils of North America (TECNA), where he also serves as vice-chair of the Board of Directors. Joining him as vice-chair is Heather Maxfield, Vice President of Government Affairs and Economic Development…

7 Things You Should Know About Garmin’s New Autoland Technology

November 7, 2019

Newsroom Last week, Garmin launched Autoland, a brand-new technology that can actually land a plane without the assistance of a pilot. Since the concept of landing a plane is pretty foreign for most folks, we decided to ask the Garmin engineers a few questions to demystify this awesome tech.   1. How many planes is…

Safety Beyond Hard Hats

August 20, 2019

Safety Beyond Hard Hats Alexa Chmieleski August 20, 2019 The addition of technology and innovation has provided instrumental solutions to industries like insurance, transportation and health care. The construction industry is no exception. The field that creates $1.3 trillion in structures each year is also losing an average of $991K per fatal injury. This physical and financial loss…

CompTIA DC Fly-In 2019

February 5, 2019

The KC Tech Council traveled to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, February 5th for the annual CompTIA DC Fly-In with twelve representatives from companies including Black & Veatch, Garmin, JE Dunn, H&R Block, MARC, Stinson Leonard Street and MarksNelson Smart Technologies. These representatives, along with the KC Tech Council team, formed Kansas City’s largest delegation to advocate at the Fly-In. The…

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