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In the workplace talent chase, there are several differentiators, including the ability to "go green" in today's environmentally conscious world, according to columnist Melanie Holmes. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she notes that technology tools like telecommuting, video conferencing, and webinars can be used...

To keep pace with large-scale manufacturing needs, Cambridge Major will build a new 120,000-square-foot plant next to its Germantown headquarters. The facility, which is scheduled for completion in August of 2009, will contain several manufacturing suites that are capable of making multi-ton quantities of the...

While some bemoan any hype surrounding human embryonic stem cell research, the truth is that we're fast approaching the day when stem cells will be used in experimental threrapies of human diseases, notes columnist Steve Clark. In this edition of Biotech Takes, Clark updates Wisconsinites...

There is no need to panic about America's declining investment, as a percentage of global spending, in innovation, according to columnist Tom Koulopoulos. In this edition of the Innovation Zone, Koulopoulos cites a much deeper set of values that are emerging around innovation, and he...

In trademark law, the subjective intent to deceive is no longer the standard for fraud, according to attorney Melinda Giftos. Fraud now occurs when an applicant makes a false material representation that he knows, or should have known, was false. That's why the need for...

Declines in IT confidence among mid-sized businesses were uncovered in the most recent IT Monitor produced by CDW Corp. Mid-sized companies joined their small-business counterparts in expressing growing pessimism due to the slowing economy, but the gloom still has not spread to corporate America and...

Three Wisconsin telecommunications providers have joined forces to form a video company to provide IPTV services to rural areas of Wisconsin and beyond. The companies - Midwest Telnet, Tri-County Telcom, and Wisconsin Indepdendent Network - have formed Midwest Video Solutions to provide the facilities needed...

Businesses face several legal challenges today, but the most daunting might be electronic discovery requests. Even though they have been place for more than a year, companies are paying a heavy price for their failure to prepare for and comply with the e-component of the...

If it's true that high-performing companies are more analytical than low-performing ones, the healthcare industry is poised for a golden era if organizations choose to capture their data. Many healthcare CIOs believe the large amounts of data being generated by recently deployed information technology can...

The future of biofuels in the United States, particularly corn-based ethanol, is being threatened by perceptions and politics rather than elevated by science and sound energy policy, asserts columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he says growing support for ending government ethanol...