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Internet heavyweights are weighing in on the net neutrality debate, sending a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Monday morning supporting his push for new rules. The CEOs of Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter, along with some telecommunications and media firms such as...

Tom Olson has been selected as the new chief investment officer for the University of Wisconsin Foundation, succeeding David Erickson, the foundation said Tuesday. Erickson left to become chief investment officer forAscension Health, a hospital conglomerate with home offices in St. Louis. Olson a UW-Madison...

One of the biggest obstacle to marketers in the 21st century? The common penny. Getting consumers to pay “anything” to sample a product or service — even just a penny — is one of the greatest challenges that marketers face, according Chris Anderson, author of Free:...

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Assistant Attorney General Tony West are urging seniors to take steps to avoid medical identification theft and Medicare fraud. As part of the Obama adminitsration's ongoing effort to fight Medicare fraud, Sebelius and West unveiled at a Thursday...

This week I am attending the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2009 for the 12th consecutive year. It is one of the largest and most important annual gatherings of CIOs and senior IT leaders. There are many influential CIO's & senior-level IT executives with ties to Wisconsin including...

The latest figures from the National Science Foundation confirm what many people in Wisconsin already knew: the UW-Madison is one of the nation's leading research universities. The numbers also underscore the fact that academic research and development isn't confined to the labs and research offices...

Defects are the last of the seven sources of waste aka Muda (Japanese for waste) in lean thinking. Defects in manufacturing are errors, damage, mistakes and other situations that do not confirm to standards and processes. Defects and defect elimination is...

Schneider National Inc. will begin tracking the work hours of its 13,270 drivers electronically, a significant move in what could turn into a more general shift away from the trucking industry's much-derided paper logbooks. The shift to the electronic system will initially be voluntarily and...