Author: WTN News

The term "project deliverables," the latest reincarnation of "We deliver," is one of the performance standards CIOs use to measure information technology projects, but they should not be the "be-all" and "end-all" of IT projects. In this WTN Guest Column, IT consultant Patrick Gray says...

Technology convergence - namely IT and clinical medicine - will happen in ways that we cannot even imagine, according to MedTech Futures columnist Ogan Gurel. While we don't yet know the form, Dr. Gurel believes it's only a matter of time before this convergence is...

Tech transfer has several faces, including the medical informatics so prevalent in the Wisconsin economy, and two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors have developed software to add to that profile. Ray Vanderby and Hiro Kobayashi are pursuing a WARF patent for technology that images and quantifies...

E-mail, part of the first generation of Web technologies, might be crumbling under its own weight, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler provides 583 reasons to question whether e-mail is really the best way for businesses to connect with...

Tech-based economies aren't just for big cities, and that point will be demonstrated at the forthcoming Lake Superior Region Technology Conference, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still explains how Wisconsin's beautiful northwoods will make a difference in the knowledge...

Lucigen, a Madison company that develops gene cloning and protein expression technologies, has received a $250,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. The grant will be used to fund the development of new methods of analyzing membrane proteins that could speed the development...

Laser synergies abound in Arasor's acquisition of Madison-based Alfalight and an Australian company involved in the optical manufacturing industry. Alfalight joins NimbleGen Systems and TomoTherapy among Madison companies to be acquired or go public in 2007....

Fiserv, a Milwaukee-based information management firm, expects to join complementary technology and capabilities with its $4.4 billion acquisition of CheckFree Corp. The deal will allow Fiserv to offer a wider range of products and services, including CheckFree's electronic bill payment....

In a recently completed study, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers played an integral role in providing new insights into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Their study demonstrates the promise of cell-based therapies for diseases, including ALS, that have been difficult to manage for modern...