Author: WTN News

Not unlike a vulture, an economic development organization in Kentucky is trying to swoop down and take full advantage of the specter of still higher taxation in Wisconsin, according to State Sen. Ted Kanavas. In this guest column for WTN, the Republican from Brookfield warns...

As it approaches an all-important presentation to investment funds at the BIO Mid-America VentureForum, Madison's Centrose, LLC has received an $875,000 funding commitment from the State Department of Financial Institutions. The company, which is developing drug therapies based on proprietary sugar chemistries, is seeking a...

Can your early-stage business create so-called “strategic partnerships” to further develop business ideas? It's a common practice in technology and biotechnology businesses, but legal steps are needed to provide protection, notes columnist and attorney Joe Boucher. In this edtion of Early Stage, he spells out...

The role of information technology in driving leaner, more profitable manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, not to mention positioning the state's key economic engine to compete in the global economy, is unassailable. But even though IT's value is widely accepted, the adoption of information technology in...

Several Wisconsin companies have made a very prestigious technology ranking, the Information Week 500. The annual list honors the American companies that demonstrate the most innovative uses of technology, and includes Wisconsin stalwarts like CUNA Mutual Group, Kohl's Corp., Foley and Lardner, and CDW Corp.,...

When it comes to replacing legacy systems, sometimes business organizations don't know what they have until they try to replace it. After years of upgrades and patches and other "work-arounds," the cost of ownership becomes too much and it's time to implement something modern, but...

EraGen BioSciences has named diagnostics industry executive L. Miguel Blanc as its vice president of corporate development. Blanc, a director of the Wisconsin Biotechnology & Medical Device Association, is expected to play a significant role in the execution of the company's growth strategy during the...