KCnext: The Technology Council of Greater Kansas City

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KC Tech Professionals Describe Value of Networking


KCnext hosts regular networking events because they facilitate the serendipitous collisions that connect and strengthen KC’s tech community. Hear from tech professionals about business deals and leads they’ve generated while networking. Read more »

KCnext President Ryan Weber joins TechVoice DC Fly-In


This week, KCnext President Ryan Weber completed a two-day visit to Washington, D.C. to meet with congressional delegations on Capitol Hill and discuss key issues impacting the tech industry. Read more »

You Can’t Be It If You Can’t See It


Dr. Kathleen Boyle-Dalen, vice president of PREP-KC, explains the importance of giving students opportunities to hear about and experience real-world careers. “Kansas City’s young people can’t be what they can’t see,” she says. PREP-KC works to bring resources to students to improve public education. Read more »

Big corporations and tech startups often overlook basic SEO


Phil Singleton, founder and CEO of Kansas City Website Design, explains the difference between a well-designed, functional website and one that is SEO-driven. Read more »

Reverse Pitch is a rare and valuable opportunity


Reverse Pitch is a rare opportunity to peer into the corporate world and learn what is strategically important to some of the biggest companies in Kansas City. KCnext President Ryan Weber explains the value and the potential for big things to come out of the event for Kansas City. Read more »

Silicon Valley-based Company Moves to KC


Suitable Technologies, a Silicon Valley-based company, recently announced that it would open an international support office in Kansas City, for its telepresence product, Beam. Kansas City was chosen as the final site over Austin, Texas. Read more »

What can your company learn from the Kansas City Chiefs this year?


Continuing an undefeated season, the Kansas City Chiefs are doing a lot of things right. But the most important part? A solid team and a coach with a winning attitude. StarRecruit’s Matt Denney identifies key parts of the Chiefs’ winning strategy that you can apply to your company. Read more »

Event Recap: Keeping Up With Mobility


Jay Hennings, a managing director with Accenture’s Mobility group, provides a recap of the 9/20 “Keeping Up With Mobility” event. The workshop was well-attended by local technologists and featured a panel discussion including Bill Graff from Cerner, Ed Link from Garmin and Kevin McGinnis from Sprint. Read more »

Tech Council member AJI Software hosts GeekLunch 2013.0 | Oct. 16


AJI Software will host GeekLunch 2013.0 on Oct. 16, 2013. GeekLunch is a quarterly event hosted by AJI. This month’s focus will be on Agile Requirements. Click here to read more and to register. Read more »

“Entrepreneur KC” show spotlight on Bill Graff, Josiah James of Cerner


KCnext President Ryan Weber co-hosts the “Entrepreneur KC” radio show with Jason Grill. Read more to hear a conversation with Bill Graff and Josiah James of Cerner. Read more »