Technology Archive

Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2017 10:19 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston.

Venture Center, Bear State Bank Partner on FinTech Accelerator

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/16/2017 04:26 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock on Thursday announced its partnership with Bear State Bank for the 2017 VC FinTech Accelerator, which is sponsored by global technology services provider FIS and held at the Little Rock Technology Park.

Nominate by Friday for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2017 11:14 am

Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Bill Seeks to Change Procurement Process; Businesses Want to Understand It

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Procurement laws are complicated, state Sen. Jimmy Hickey says, and he should know: He has helped rewrite them more than once.

Digital Strategy Leader Bryan Jones Clicks with Stone Ward

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Jones was settled in self-employed awesomeness after more than a decade at Little Rock advertising agencies CJRW and Eric Rob & Isaac. Then Stone Ward gave him the summons he wanted.

NATCO's Steven Sanders Reappointed to Broadband Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Steven Sanders Jr. has been reappointed to the Arkansas Broadband Council in Little Rock for the term of Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2018.

Startup PFITR Offers A 'Blue Book' in Bond Deals

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/13/2017 12:00 am

PFITR has moved into the Little Rock Technology Park and hopes locals will invest in its one-of-a-kind online tool.

Downtown Startup Space Among Conway Chamber's Priorities

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/10/2017 11:38 am

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce said Thursday it will raise public and private money for seven "generation defining" projects, including a startup space that Conway Corp. has said it will pay for.

Simmons Bank Buys Acxiom Building in Downtown Little Rock

by George Waldon 3/10/2017 10:39 am

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff bought the 12-story Acxiom Building in downtown Little Rock, and Acxiom Corp. will move its headquarters back to Conway, where it was founded, the two companies announced Friday.

Truck-Lite Partners With NanoMech of Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2017 10:05 am

Truck-Lite Co. LLC of Falconer, New York, recently announced its exclusive long-term partnership with NanoMech of Springdale.

What Is Economic Nationalism? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Consumers need to understand that the cost of a move toward economic nationalism is a cost that will be borne by us all.

Time to Unplug? (Sonya Premeaux Commentary)

by Sonya Premeaux 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Cramming more work in a day through electronic devices may backfire.

Stuck Associates Add Colton Ferrell to Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Colton Ferrell has been hired by Stuck Associates in Little Rock as a building information modeling (BIM) technician.

WorkHound Raises $500K from Investors

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/2/2017 10:17 am

WorkHound, a software platform developed to help trucking companies be more profitable by retaining drivers, has raised $500,000 to grow the startup and add to its team.

Windstream Reports 4Q, Fiscal Net Losses

by Lance Turner and Sarah Campbell 3/1/2017 07:06 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports net losses in its fourth quarter and fiscal years, while its CEO said the company expanded enterprise service revenue for the year and rolled out premium products to new customers.

TeleComp Computers Services, IPC Communications Merge

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2017 12:22 pm

Beaty Capital Group Inc. on Tuesday announced its involvement in the merger of TeleComp Computers Services Inc. of Bentonville and IPC Communications LLC of Rogers.

Paul D. Kanneman Named CIO at Simmons Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2017 10:04 am

Simmons Bank says Paul D. Kanneman joined the company as executive vice president and chief information officer.

Windstream, EarthLink Complete Merger

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 08:44 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock completes its previously announced merger with EarthLink Holdings Corp. of Atlanta, after the both companies' shareholders approved the deal on Friday.

SPONSORED: Derrick Hamilton Creates Fun, Finds Success

by 2/27/2017 08:00 am

Throughout his adult life, there are two things of which Derrick Hamilton has always been certain and these have served as beacons when life was murky and the path to success clouded.

Architect Compensation in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The mean annual wage for architects in Arkansas in 2015 was $68,540 compared with $82,850 nationally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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