Technology Archive

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2019 12:00 am

Millennials are better educated than previous generations, with the share of young adults in the millennial generation (born 1981 through 1996) who have a bachelor's degree or higher standing at 39% compared with 15% for the silent generation (1928-1945).

WhyteSpyder's Eric Howerton: Function of Retail Evolution Is Disruption of Retail Tradition

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2019 12:00 am

Eric Howerton, growth officer of SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder of Springdale, discusses disruption, and how to remain the disruptor.

Arkansas Business Presents 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials of 2019

by Gwen Moritz 9/9/2019 12:00 am

We're proud to introduce the 2019 class of New Influentials and the possibilities these 20 in their 20s offer our state in the decades to come.

On the Road Again: 'Be Pro Be Proud' Shows Off 2nd Mobile Workshop

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/5/2019 03:32 pm

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas unveils its second-generation “Be Pro Be Proud” mobile workshop, which will begin touring thanks to sponsorships that include $200,000 from Union Pacific Railroad.

Bridging Arkansas' Digital Divide (John Fletcher Commentary)

by John P. Fletcher 9/2/2019 12:00 am

The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund could represent the best chance over the next decade to narrow the digital divide for many rural communities. While much work remains to finalize the fund, the FCC's proposal outlines a framework that will likely define federal broadband policy for rural America over the next decade.

Judge Says $22.4M Judgment Against Wells Fargo Still Stands

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2019 12:00 am

A Pope County judge last week denied Wells Fargo Bank's request to have a $22.4 million judgment against it thrown out.

Tech World Still a Man's World

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2019 12:00 am

Although the percentage of women in the U.S. workforce now stands at 46.8%, it remains much lower than that in the technology sector.

The Fierce Courage of Anonymity (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/2/2019 12:00 am

When we take ownership of our words, we may not always be at our best, but we are less likely to be at our worst.

Mainstream Tech Adds Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2019 12:00 am

Cory Baker and Matt Stewart have been hired by Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock as software developers.

Kim Lane Resigns as CEO of The Conductor

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/30/2019 02:59 pm

Wednesday was Kim Lane's last day as CEO of The Conductor in Conway, a public-private initiative of the University of Central Arkansas, Startup Junkie of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team focused on supporting entrepreneurship and innovation.

Craighead County Jobs Growth Outperforms Nation, State

by Todd Traub 8/28/2019 01:42 pm

Economic development leaders in Jonesboro welcomed a report showing robust job growth in Craighead County, but they hope it's just a signpost on the way to even better numbers.

Teslar Software by 3E Touts ICBA Investment

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2019 10:19 am

Financial technology company Teslar Software by 3E of Springdale announced Tuesday that the Independent Community Bankers of America has invested in it, bringing the company's total seed capital raised to $2 million.

PCA Technology Solutions Announces New Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 04:58 pm

PCA Technology Solutions recently announced its partnership with Invo Solutions LLC of Springfield, Missouri, a financial technology company that has launched new video banking software.

UA Little Rock Researcher Awarded $600K for New Health Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 04:45 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health.

Little Rock's Euronet Software Announces Promotion

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 04:33 pm

Financial technology firm Euronet Software of Little Rock announced Monday the promotion of Tony Warren to president and managing director.

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/26/2019 12:00 am

Go Forward Pine Bluff's innovation hub, The Generator, is in for a busy September. Mildred Franco, executive director of The Generator, hopes renovations will begin then on its physical location: the three-story building formerly known as the Merrill Civic Center.

Recession Forecasts: Business Economists Split on Timing

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 12:00 am

Seventy-two percent of U.S. business economists surveyed predict a recession next year or in 2021, with 38% forecasting a downturn in 2020, and 34% putting it in 2021.

Despite Fast Growth, Nelson Peacock Notes Ample Room for More Talent in NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 12:00 am

Nelson Peacock, president and CEO of the Northwest Arkansas Council, says the area's greatest need is talented workers to fill 10,000 jobs.

The Conductor Names New Operations, Rural Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2019 12:00 am

Grace Rains has been hired as director of operations at The Conductor in Conway, and Tiffany Henry is its new rural director.

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2019 09:48 am

Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.