Author: WTN News

By Cecilia Kang Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, December 17, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama's call to bring high-speed Internet to all Americans has set off a scramble among service providers for a piece of the action. Building out networks to rural and underserved urban areas - with possible help...

Jeff Bemis, vice president of information technology for the Appleton-based Secura Insurance, is moving ahead with key strategic IT projects despite some recent belt-tightening due to the worsening economic recession. Bemis, who has been on both the business and technology sides during his 30 years...

The rate of successful mergers and acquisitions is probably higher than the percentage of successful marriages, but slipshod business practices still cause far too many M&As to fail. In this WTN Guest Column, attorney Chris Cain asserts that the key to successful business integration is...

Cellular Dynamics International has appointed key commercial, operations, and financial executives. The Madison-based stem cell company, which recently raised $18 million in capital, says it will bring on Chris Kendrick-Parker as chief commercial officer, and former Roche NimbleGen execs Emile Nuwaysir as COO and David...

API Software of Hartford has added three organizations to its client base with contracts to deploy its Payrollmation and ActiveStaffer business systems for healthcare entities. The software, which automates payroll and staff scheduling, will be deployed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, Sharp HealthCare...

Richard S. Schifreen, a former biotech executive at Mirus Bio and Promega Corp., has been named president and CEO of Platypus Technologies, a Madison-based developer of nanotechnology-based products for the biotechnology and sensor industries. Schifreen was brought on board Dec. 10 and succeeds former CEO...