Author: WTN News

Trissential, a business improvement and project implementation company on a fast-growth track, has earned a 2007 Wisconsin Small Business Success Award. The award is given annually to eight businesses that have achieved success in adapting to new market conditions, business growth, or overcoming adversity. ...

The Brookfield-based Fiserv has completed its acquisition of CheckFree Corp., a provider of financial electronic commerce products and services. The financial information technology services company also announced that co-founder Norm Balthasar, senior vice president and chief operating officer, will officially retire on Dec. 31, 2007,...

During the 1990s, the rush by Big Pharma to enhance patient compliance involved going from regular dosage release to controlled release. According to columnist Michael Rosen, this mechanism allowed for better patient compliance and also afforded some additional patent protection and product life. In this...

If Dane County is any indication, the economy may not be that bad after all. An annual survey in Wisconsin's fastest-growing county demonstrates resilience to a possible economic downturn in 2008. This is especially true of the technology sector, which reported strong numbers in terms...

The world of angel investing can teach many business lessons, primarily about the importance of management in overcoming the seemingly insurmountable odds of early-stage ventures, according to columnist and software executive Geoff Bastow. In this edition of Leading IT, Bastow recounts the 10 commandments of...

In the 1980s, the great healthcare saviors were managed care and managed competition. In the 1990s, disease management was the flavor of the decade. In the new millennium, healthcare information technology has come into vogue, but the nation's medical cost crisis continues, notes guest...

Nowhere is the need for broadband greater than in rural healthcare, which is why the federal government is trying to help them save lives by using advanced communications to tap the expertise of modern urban medical centers. The latest example is a $1.6 million grant...