Author: WTN News

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...

Businesses in the healthcare space are beginning to rethink data retention in terms of what is truly clinically important, and what data should be retained on their main systems and for how long. It's all part of data classification modeling, and the ultimate objective is...

Data-center virtualization and blade-server technologies are coveted approaches when it comes to managing data center growth, power consumption, and server sprawl, but don't go rushing into a decision, say Forsythe Solutions Group consultants James Geis and Steven Harris. In this WTN Guest column, they spell...