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IT insourcing, or bringing previously outsourced IT functions back in-house, is on the rise, experts say, as the global economic recession, IT outsourcing scandals and the potential cost savings of decreasing the number of outsourced contracts have caused companies to give insourcing another look. "The pros...

The United States Federal Government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world. Last year, the federal government spent at a rate of $16,422 per second for the entire year. How well did Wisconsin businesses compete for those federal procurement dollars? Over...

“Argonne National Labs is a key player. Illinois can be too if they act fast,” observes James Carlini. If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a region to raise economic viability for all. Interest on last week's article on Lithium-Ion Battery commercialization...

Many technology start-ups think that their businesses are entirely unique. Yet, they face many of the same issues as any business. Indeed, many tech companies are family businesses. So, let's take a look at a few things that tech companies might learn from companies outside...

A poorly implemented or misaligned IT project can be like a millstone around a CIO's neck. Unfortunately, sometimes the only way for IT leaders to get on with their work is to remove the weight of those millstones altogether. Pulling the plug on an IT project...

A group of 38 computer scientists, law professors and security experts is urging Google to do to more to protect Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs from snooping. Specifically, the group is asking Google to use a standard encryption technology, known as HTTPS, that is commonly...

The annual Ideas to Profits Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is looking for basement or workshop inventors that wish to create their own business. The conference brings together more than 30 experts on licensing, government funding,...