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Failing to understand data privacy could cause CIOs and other managers headaches like sanctions and redesigns, writes lawyer Mark Foley. When data privacy laws collide with enterprise human resources information systems, even simple reports or data access can involve cross-border data transfers under multiple jurisdictions....

Third Wave Technologies announced on Thursday a strategic partnership with DCL Medical Laboratories, in Indianapolis, a reference laboratory focused on women's health. DCL will partner with Third Wave on product development, demonstration and marketing....

PublicRoutes, an online maps and direction site that comes up with routes that use public transportation, has added Madison and Milwaukee to its list of supported cities. Using a presentation similar to other mapping systems with driving directions, such as Google Maps, PublicRoutes presents directions...

GE Healthcare has the clinical experience and relationships. NBC Universal has the content and consumer relationships. Between the two companies, those involved in the partnership hope to find synergies that can provide healthcare consumers with a better overall experience and better outcomes. The multi-stage vision...

After gaining new insight into pressing IT issues from some of the leading people and organizations in the field, attendees at the recent Fusion 2008 symposium in Madison came away energized and ready to take on the challenges they face. Attendees shared impressions and take-aways...

Milwaukee is one of the top metro areas in the country to watch for technology growth, according to a study by a public policy professor at George Mason University. Philip Auerswald led the study in 2004 and 2005 that aimed to create a method for...

CIOs have become frustrated as internal improvement projects with strong ROIs are being canceled in the face of tight IT budgets, says Mark McDonald, group VP of Gartner Executive Programs. These efficiency projects have one year paybacks and strong year-over-year benefits, and are well within...

RedPrairie Corp.'s new CEO, Mike Mayoras, has no plans to move the company out of the state, unlike his predecessor, according to an interview with the Small Business Times. Mayoras said Monday that the company wants to be part of the local community....

Biochip technology in GWC Technologies Inc.'s SpotReady product line has been patented, the company said. GWC licenses the technology exclusively from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. GWC says its approach makes it easier for researchers to prepare biochips full of proteins or other molecules without...

Economic development proposals in Wisconsin have been stalled, says columnist Tom Still, who calls for the Senate to move ahead. Sure, the state budget is taking a lot of the governor's and legislature's attention, but friction between the two is leading to development ideas being...