Author: WTN News

Developers who 'knowingly' ship buggy software may be held liable for damages. That might be good for users -- but a sloppy set of guidelines could hurt open source. Here's an odd couple: Microsoft and the Linux Foundation. These two organizations, normally on opposite sides of...

Project and portfolio management (PPM) is taking on increased importance in this economic recession as organizations focus on corporate initiatives and ensure that executives direct their spending and use of resources toward those goals. PPM creates visibility into available resources and assets to help IT...

Digital games are one of the latest tools being used to improve health outcomes, says one expert. Virtual realities, computer simulations and online play are among the games gaining traction, according to Carleen Hawn, co-founder and editor of Healthspottr.com in San Francisco. In an article appearing...

Jim Carlini is not sure the “Cash for Clunkers” program may not be as successful as some are making it out to be. It may be too early to tell what will really help the economy long-term. Funny, how all the “overnight” economists...

To build a viable, dynamic and sustainable culture of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin, we need to include programs and opportunities for our youth. Stimulating the entrepreneurial fire in our youth helps to position the state for future growth, while creating immediate opportunities for youth to thrive...

Some IT managers are saying 'smaller is better' when it comes to data-center size. Tom Gonzales is planning to shrink his company's data center footprint from 45 feet by 15 feet to a mere 12 feet by 12 feet -- and he couldn't be...

Merge Healthcare will be "unlocking the vault" on a broad range of internal toolkits and libraries that have been developed over the last twenty years. The extensive suite of internal technologies will be available to the general software development market. These proprietary software modules...

Lilly Ventures, the venture capital arm of Eli Lilly & Co., has spun out from its parent in an effort to compensate its members more like a traditional venture firm. As part of the spinout, completed May 1, Lilly Ventures secured $200 million from its corporate...