Technology Archive

Dueling Analogies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Only since the advent of social media have I realized that analogies are really tricky for a lot of people – which is a shame since analogies can be exceptionally useful in understanding concepts and in explaining them.

Drew Smith Moves Up at Windstream (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Drew Smith has been named senior vice president of financial planning and assistant treasurer for Windstream Inc. in Little Rock.

When the Going Gets Tough (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Smart leaders understand that to deal with difficult times, the culture and attitude of their workforce must be critical to survival.

Trading Paper for iPad In Northeast Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is trying an intresting approach to convert readers to digital subscriptions in Mississippi County, an idea that might be a model for a paperless “newspaper” of the future.

Beacons Engage Visitors at Arkansas Arts Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock launched its first beacon program last month, offering a new way for visitors to engage with its exhibition of American artist John Marin's drawings and watercolors.

Dean John English Sees No Cooling for College of Engineering

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

John English, the dean of UA's College of Engineering, credits his interest in engineering to Neil Armstrong's moon landing.

Standridge: 2nd Cadron Creek Fund to Boost Startups

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/23/2018 09:59 am

Entrepreneurs need access to expertise, an ecosystem and capital, Jeff Standridge said at the Little Rock Rotary Club's weekly meeting.

Ford, Herman Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2018 08:54 am

Danny Ford of Glen Sain Motor Sales Inc. of Paragould and Todd Herman of the Arkansas Arts Center of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at the 30th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Windstream Reports Billion-Dollar Losses for 4Q, Fiscal Year

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/22/2018 10:29 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports net losses in its fourth quarter and fiscal year.

Arkansas Metros Show Wide Gap in Post-Recession Employment Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Although the unemployment rate gets the most attention, Arkansas economist Michael Pakko recently also looked at the employment rate in the state over the last year and since the Great Recession.

Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (Commentary)

by David Andolfatto and Andrew Spewak 2/19/2018 12:00 am

The U.S. economy has been expanding for the last eight and a half years, but how much longer will that expansion last?

Never Count Walmart Out (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Although Amazon's online sales still dwarf Walmart's — Amazon accounted for about 44 percent of all U.S. e-commerce sales last year — Walmart has made it clear that it won't go gentle into that good night.

Shorty Small's Update Includes New Technology

by Jan Cottingham 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Shorty Small's recent $250,000 renovation of its Rodney Parham location includes iPads allowing servers to send orders to the kitchen while they're taking them from the customer.

Arkansas Small Business & Tech Center Offers Help for Restaurants

by Jan Cottingham 2/19/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center is offering programming and consulting help to food- or beverage-related businesses in Faulkner, Jefferson, Pulaski and White counties this year.

Presenting the 30th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Tyson Announces Partnership With Silicon Valley, Chicago Incubators

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2018 03:58 pm

Tyson Foods of Springdale announced Thursday its agreement to work with two business incubators, Plug and Play of Silicon Valley and 1871 of Chicago, that will directly connect it to the startup communities in those places.

Little Rock Tech Agency Hosts Sixth Annual Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/14/2018 11:33 am

The sixth Made by Few Conference, organized by Arkansas-based design and development agency Few, will be held Oct. 25-27 at the Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

Invest in Your Culture; It's Reflected in the Bottom Line (Karen Armstrong Expert Advice)

by Karen Armstrong 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Today's workforce, especially among millennials, rates companies that are desirable to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do the characteristics of that environment translate to profitability?

Kendal King Group Adds Two in Bentonville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Charlene Kelley has been named director of accounts and business development at Kendal King Group in Bentonville. Madison Jackson has been hired as a program manager for Soapbox Influencer Marketing, a product division of KKG.

Hospitality Land Visited By $3.4M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Promenade Hospitality LLC bought the 4.86-acre site in west Little Rock from Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado.