Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

June 26, 2017

To Gain Edge, Manufacturers Enlist Robots This article is available only in print.

To Gain Edge, Manufacturers Enlist Robots

In Arkansas, where the May unemployment rate was a record-setting low of 3.4 percent, manufacturers aren't concerned about robots taking jobs. They're concerned about competing in a global marketplace. read more >

Coming to You Live from 1 Shackleford Drive

In a 31,000-SF multimedia center in Little Rock, The Media Gateway LLC pioneers a new kind of newscasting in a consolidating industry where master control functions, the last line of quality control before broadcast, are increasingly outsourced. read more >

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall This article is available only in print.

Cyberattacks are a constant concern for individuals online, companies that have massive stores of data and governments. read more >

Real Deals

A look at important real estate deals & transactions in Pulaski County. This article is available only in print.

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NWA Real Deals

A look at important real estate deals & transactions in Washington and Benton Counties.

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Outtakes

A weekly column on local media & marketing news and notes.

Executive Q&A

Jeff Standridge On Why Companies Should Encourage Startups

Jeff Standridge On Why Companies Should Encourage Startups

"A vibrant startup/innovation ecosystem is a great place for an established company to source talent," says Jeff Standridge, chief catalyst of The Conductor at UCA. read more >

Spotlight: Business Trends in Technology

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services. read more >

To Gain Edge, Manufacturers Enlist Robots

To Gain Edge, Manufacturers Enlist Robots This article is available only in print.

In Arkansas, where the May unemployment rate was a record-setting low of 3.4 percent, manufacturers aren't concerned about robots taking jobs. They're concerned about competing in a global marketplace. read more >

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall This article is available only in print.

Cyberattacks are a constant concern for individuals online, companies that have massive stores of data and governments. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

The Amazon Effect (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Amazon Effect (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

While Amazon is not a money-losing experiment, it certainly is an experiment, one that I don't think most people — even those of us who are trying — have fully grasped. read more >

An Arkansas Solution to a National Problem (Davy Carter Commentary)

An Arkansas Solution to a National Problem (Davy Carter Commentary)

Arkansas is a shining example of what states can accomplish in health care if given enough flexibility and control over designing programs that best serve their citizens. read more >

Workable Job Training (Editorial)

As a state's problems go, low unemployment is a good one to have, but it does spell difficulty for Arkansas employers, particularly those seeking highly skilled workers. read more >

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