Author: WTN News

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...

Due to business model issues with the BadgerNet Converged Network, more public school districts and libraries are going to private Internet service providers outside the BCN when adding broadwidth to their networks. The BCN's pricing dilemma is raising questions about the viability of its business...

A doctrine that limits the control a patent owner can exert upon a patented product once it has been sold is now being reviewed by the United States Supreme Court. As attorney Grady Frenchick explains, at stake is whether an unrestricted sale of a patented...

Every time columnist Michael Rosen travels to Brazil, he learns something new - usually about biofuels. On his most recent trip, he found more evidence that Brazil has found the cream of the biofuel crop in its abundance of sugar cane. What's even more impressive...

Patient-centric business models are considered part of the solution to the healthcare system's failings, and provider organizations appear more willing than ever to move in that direction. At WTN's recent Digital Healthcare Conference, those in attendance came away with insights on how to gain additional...

The first-ever First Look Forum, to be held during the 2008 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference, will introduce promising university innovations to venture capitalists and other investors. The conference, to be held June 9 and 10 at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, will feature new innovations from researchers...

Before rushing to market with an internally developed technology that works well within their environments, healthcare providers and other organizations are well advised to consider how it will play in Peoria. There are examples, including Marshfield Clinic's electronic medical record, where internally developed IP has...