Stories of Innovation in your own Backyard!

Building the future in Kansas City with tech and talent

May 26, 2022

John Boucard is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, engineer, hacker, and maker. His current company, Tesseract Ventures, is developing a system that gives businesses the ability to connect ultra-high speed processing backends to intuitively reveal, organize, and display vast amounts of information through proprietary extended reality interfaces, robots, and IoT-connected devices. But he stresses that, so…

Address users impacted by IMAP and POP turn-offs

May 24, 2022

By Carlota Sage, guest columnist In my series so far, we’ve discussed choosing your productivity platform and turning on multi factor authentication (MFA). But in order for MFA to fully protect your email platform, you need to turn off IMAP and POP – both of these bypass MFA when logging into email. Last week, I…

Company streamlines information overload

May 19, 2022

CatalystXL is a Detroit-based company whose focus is helping to solve the problem of information overload among employees, clients, partners, and suppliers. Its platform, Cardware, integrates with database systems and offers a way to communicate and share content more easily. Flyover Future spoke with Mark Russell, co-founder of CatalystXL, about the company and how its…

Reducing the friction of MFA rollout

May 17, 2022

By Carlota Sage, guest columnist You likely already know that multi factor authentication (MFA) is an authentication method requiring two or more different elements for gaining access to resources. MFA adds an extra layer of security to ensuring your users are who they say they are. But does your internal audience understand the WHY of…

Columbus grows its gene therapy expertise

May 12, 2022

Gene therapy is a relatively new field that involves altering the genes inside the body’s cells in an effort to treat or stop genetic diseases. There’s a lot of excitement about the potential of these therapies and a lot of investment across the U.S. and globally to bring these kinds of transformative medicines to the…

Choosing your email and productivity suite

May 10, 2022

By Carlota Sage, guest columnist In my last article, I listed six things an organization can do to immediately improve security. I’ll spend the next six articles going into detail for each item on that list, starting with the most basic and most critical piece of business infrastructure: your email and productivity suite. In this…

Innovation districts are building the future in Flyover Country

May 5, 2022

What are innovation districts and are they the model for mid-sized cities who want to become globally competitive? Is your city building one?  If not, should they? Flyover Future hosts regular virtual events with leaders from across Flyover Country to discuss the innovation trends, challenges, and opportunities in the region. Last week, we tackled these…

Six things you can do right now to improve your organization’s security

May 1, 2022

By Carlota Sage, guest columnist As CIOs, you’re tasked with securing your organization long before you’re given a budget for security tooling and personnel. Following are some things you can do for an incremental or small spend that can have a big impact on securing your organization. Notice I didn’t say free? Even when I…

Flyover Country is having a global impact on AgTech innovation

April 28, 2022

The field of agriculture has been shaped by technological advances since the beginning of time, whether you’re talking about irrigation methods or the productivity-increasing machinery that came out of the industrial revolution like tractors and threshing machines. Today, applications of agritech are far-ranging and encompass several different types of agricultural and technological innovations from robots…

Newly designed government website enhances user experience

April 26, 2022

All of us know how frustrating it can be navigating through government websites. Most do not seem to be designed with user experience in mind. Recently one of Flyover Country’s fastest growing cities engaged with Net Tango to tackle the problem of user experience and web site interfaces. Net Tango recently finished the project, which…