Author - Jessica Thompson

Magazine May 2019

Energy Storage for Arkansas Utilities

by Jessica Thompson | Photos by Today’s Power and Entergy Two Arkansas utilities are developing solar energy facilities featuring an onsite battery for energy storage, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving Arkansans money. Ozarks Electric Cooperative (OEC), in a trilateral agreement...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Inuvo

by Jessica Thompson Artificial intelligence (AI) used in advertising can be a touchy subject. Richard Howe is the CEO of the Arkansas-based Internet advertising technology and digital publishing company Inuvo, Inc., which uses its own AI to glean proprietary anonymous consumer information for its...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Team SI

by Jessica Thompson Tim Whitley, president and co-founder of the Little Rock-based marketing firm Team SI, knows what it takes to stand out in the ever-changing realm of digital marketing. “You have to be something different for people to recognize you,” Whitley says. “Comparing us to other...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Grainster

by Jessica Thompson What began as an idea for a simple auction website for farmers in 2006 has morphed into beta trades for an online grain trading platform, garnering the attention of entrepreneurs, farmers and leaders across the United States and as far as India. “Grainster allows farmers to...