Author: WTN News

Why are we still trying to stereotype everyone into a “group” composite based on their age? asks columnist James Carlini. In this latest edition of Carlini's Comments, he asserts that even the Greatest Generation had its share of slackers, yet as a whole it accomplished...

The Madison-based BellBrook Labs, a developer of drug discovery tools, has received additional patent protection for its drug discovery platform. This is the second and third patents for the high-throughput technology known as Transcreener, which is used for large-scale screening by manufacturing and biotechnology companies,...

Carolyn "Biddy" Martin is the choice of a Board of Regents committee and Gov. Jim Doyle to be the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Martin, who has been provost at Cornell University in New York, would succeed John Wiley if the full Board...

Veteran technology executive Bruce Barchus has been named as a partner and practice leader of Clifton Gunderson Technology Solutions, a technology consulting division of the Madison-based certified public accounting firm. Barchus, who will oversee the division's operations in Wisconsin and Arizona, is affiliated with organizations...

Wisconsin is pursuing a number of public-private partnerships to advance technology and give its knowlege-based economy a booster shot. While the benefits of such collaborations can be widely spread, competing interests can make them difficult to pull off. In this look at public-private partnerships, WTN...

Evaluating whether an attorney is needed when licensing software or acquiring hardware is a bit like the triage process used in the medical profession, according to Wisconsin attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, he offers 10 questions that companies or information technology...

aOva Technologies, a Madison-based agricultural-biotechnology company, has launched another investment round in hopes raising more than $3 million in angel capital. The company, founded in 2001, would use the money to expand its ability to sell egg protein products used in animal feed to grow...

The purpose of the public reporting of healthcare performance data is transparency for consumers and internal quality, and software analytics is playing a role in providing that transparency in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Health Information Organization is partnering with the state Department of Health and Family...

The boundaries of Midwestern states were drawn some 200 years ago, but state governments sometimes act as though they are operating in the the same economic environment that existed when those lines were drawn. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, columnist Tom Still notes that...