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The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that the developer of a planned 1.7 million-square-foot biosciences park in southeast Minnesota is close to snagging a deal that will create a billion-dollar venture fund to attract start-up biotech companies to the state. Steven Burrill (photo), a well...

Electronic health records vendors need to take the new Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act within the economic stimulus law seriously and start educating employees and customers now. They also need to step up and quickly enhance their products to meet the...

Today, an IT department has many reasons for adopting “lean” practices; saving costs is only the most obvious. Other objectives are to reduce time to market, offer more competitive products and services, increase capacity, and simplify solutions. There are a myriad of ways to accomplish this:...

Everyone is talking about the race toward cloud-based computing, but apparently, most organizations aren't rushing to embrace the emerging Web-based infrastructure as quickly as they might - based at least in part on concerns over security. A new study into cloud computing adoption trends published by...

How to succeed in tough times: Be resourceful, watch the details, and live up to your commitments. “Resourcefulness” is the one-word answer to what a CIO needs to have in 2009. So says James Knight, global CIO of Warren, N.J.-based insurer Chubb, in a telephone interview conducted...

On February 17, 2009, President Barack H. Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), commonly referred to as the federal stimulus package. As summarized in our Legal News Alert issued on February 18, 2009, a significant portion of the...

Is it true that we're able to reach the same number of users in shorter and shorter time frames with each new technology. It certainly seems so when compared to the decades it took to get the telephone and electricity out to the world....