Author: WTN News

Technology transfer is an essential job-creating process, and some believe that one way Wisconsin can improve economic conditions is to increase the rate at which research discoveries are transferred from its universities to the business community. In this WTN guest column, Kurt Waldhuetter, a regional...

The "capital crunch" and the recession are severely restricting U.S. hospitals in obtaining funds to upgrade their facilities and invest in new clinical and information technologies, according to the American Hospital Association. In a conference call with reporters, AHA President and CEO Richard Umbdenstock said hospitals...

A recent WTN article titled “TomoTherapy competitor Varian slashes 320 jobs” misidentified the company that made the workforce reductions. The company that cut jobs is not Varian Medical Systems, a competitor of TomoTherapy that makes radiation oncology equipment, but Varian Inc., a maker of scientific instruments. Varian...

Many companies don't understand the true value of their data and networks to hackers and thieves. Following the compromise of 100 million credit card records, solution providers should double-check their clients' security posture. The Jan. 20 announcement by Heartland Payment Systems that a security breach left...

Surviving the worst economy in decades requires some boldness in terms of operational objectives, notes columnist and accounting executive Ronald Kral. Unfortunately, Sarbanes-Oxley, while improving transparency and the accuracy of financial reporting, also may have taken too much time and energy away from operational excellence....

Stocks took a tumble yesterday on new economic data that did little to ease investors' concerns about the housing and job markets, and on signs that tech giants such as Intel and Microsoft are not immune to the recession. Growing expectations for quick passage of a...