The number of wells producing crude oil and natural gas in the United States declined 4.6% to 991,000 in 2017, from a peak of 1.039 million in 2014, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The decline is a result of advances in technology and drilling techniques. The number of vertical...
Simmons Bank will be the first-ever title sponsor of the Youth Entrepreneur Showcase (Y.E.S.), a business plan competition for fifth through eighth graders in Arkansas. The entrepreneurial education program has involved nearly 8,000 school children since 2006.   Simmons Bank presented a $10,000 check to the Y.E.S. competition, which is managed by...
If you run a fitness related business, and you're just getting acquainted with the world of studio software options available to you, this is a great introduction. There are lots of SaaS fitness software solutions out there, each geared toward businesses of different types and sizes, and they all...
As a small business owner, paying your employees is an obvious priority, and how you do so depends largely on your workers' preferences. Most employers use direct deposit to reimburse their staff, due to its safety and convenience. In fact, according to the National Automated Clearing House Association, 82 percent...
A good trade show display is a necessity to showcase what your business has to offer and also grab the attention of other show attendees – prospective customers and clients. Without an eye-catching display, you'll miss the many opportunities for networking at a trade show. "A trade show display is a highly visible...
Business owners who need expensive equipment to operate their business have a lot of factors to consider, including if they should buy the equipment they need or lease it. If your business needs new equipment or technology, but you can't afford it, leasing may be an option to consider. Leasing...
Imagine your business journey as a road trip. You have goals you'd like to meet, points you'd like to reach. Those details define your endeavor, ensuring you don't forget why you started and what you wish to achieve. Every business should have objectives that are specific to their brand, and...
Just like most of the tools we use in the office, whiteboards are going digital. These touchscreens simulate the feel of drawing on a traditional whiteboard but allow you to do so much more with it. You can freely draw, then save your images, while also adding previous images...
Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the core financial process of any healthcare organization. Medical practices, hospitals and labs all need to establish an efficient and effective RCM process if they want to survive and turn a profit. But what is RCM exactly? The healthcare industry is different from many others,...
Augmented reality changes the way users interact with the world around them by displaying 3D images over an existing environment. Apple gave every person with an iPhone the ability to enter augmented reality with ARKit. The latest generation of this technology – ARKit 2 – offers more features and...