Technology Archive

Ensono Opens New Office in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 10:11 am

IT service provider Ensono will hold a ribbon cutting Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new 29,000-SF office at 1000 SWN Drive in Conway.

UCA, Metova Announce IT Apprenticeship Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2017 08:58 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Outreach & Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the state's first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA.

LittleRock.com Redesign Still Waiting to Refresh

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Four months after the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau predicted that a “complete redesign” of its website would be ready in June, LittleRock.com, still appears much the same.

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Establishing Ethos (J. Kathy Barbeire Commentary)

by J. Kathy Barbeire 8/21/2017 12:00 am

It doesn't matter how passionately you argue or how logical your argument is: If the audience doubts your credibility, they will disregard your message.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2017 09:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in July stayed at 3.4 percent. The record low was set in May and has remained unchanged for three months.

Where Immigration Policy Could Go Under Trump (Neemah Esmaeilpour Commentary)

by Neemah Esmaeilpour 8/18/2017 06:30 am

Donald Trump has wasted little time in trying to turn his campaign promises of immigration reform into policy. Changes to "legal" immigration have the potential of making a big impact on employers.

Arkansas Startup Partners With St. Louis Tech Company

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/16/2017 05:38 pm

Stage I Diagnostics of Little Rock recently announced its agreement with Leinco Technologies of St. Louis to expand the availability of Stage I's blood tests for ovarian and prostate cancer.

State Deploys Chatbots Across Government Website

by Kyle Massey 8/15/2017 01:57 pm

The Arkansas state government's efforts to serve internet users moved forward this month with the launch of a beta version of the official state website, beta.arkansas.gov, which will feature chatbot technology.

Arkansas Business Seeks Info on Minority-, Woman-Owned Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 11:35 am

Arkansas Business is seeking minority-owned or woman-owned businesses in Arkansas for new lists to be published Sept. 4.

Arkansas to Highlight Open Tech Jobs at New Website

by Lance Turner 8/15/2017 11:22 am

Arkansas is launching a new website, ARTechJobs.com, to help job seekers find positions in the technology sector in the state.

AI Advisers See New World in Wealth Management

by Jan Cottingham 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Artificial intelligence — AI — software that employs “machine learning” has made huge strides in the past few years, primarily because of improvements in computer processing power and data storage.

Arkansas Department of Information Systems Adds Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Carder Hawkins has been named deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Information Systems, and Richard Wang has been named chief data officer.

Digital Assets and Death (Katie Watson Expert Advice)

by Katie Watson 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Digital assets are pervasive in today's society, but what happens an individual's financial information, photos, passwords and other personal information when they become incompetent or die?

Inuvo Reports 2Q Revenue Up, $1.4M Loss

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/9/2017 09:51 am

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock on Tuesday announced second-quarter revenue of $18.3 million, up 16.8 percent from the same quarter of last year.

Ecoark To Evaluate Potential Zest Labs Spin-Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 09:00 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc. of Rogers on Wednesday announced that it will explore strategic options related to portfolio company Zest Labs, including but not limited to a potential spin-off of the company. Zest Labs will also expand the size of its board.

NWACC Builds Toward National Dreams

by Marty Cook 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas Community College, now the largest two-year institution in the state after reporting enrollment of 7,761 in 2016, hopes to break ground on an auxiliary campus in Springdale and recently opened Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food at a renovated Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street in Bentonville.

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

by Kyle Massey 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that's a good thing.

Slicing the Pie (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Consumption of goods and services is dramatically changing. The traditional retailing business model is experiencing downward pressure on foot traffic, browsing and sales. The browsing is happening online as online sales increase. But is that the whole mosaic?

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