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Merge Healthcare has reached a tentative settlement with defendants in a lawsuit against the Milwaukee-based medical software developer. In addition, the company announced that it has received more than $1 million from its primary insurance carrier to help cover litigation costs. ...

Healthcare analytics may provide the opportunity to bring to health systems the business intelligence solutions that help other industries improve their decision making and operational performance. In the healthcare realm, IBM has introduced new analytics tools with the promise of improving quality reporting outcomes, business...

The “sport” of engineering will take over the U.S. Cellular Arena March 13-15 as 54 area high school teams to compete in a regional robotics competition. The competition, developed by Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway Human Transporter, is a nationwide event designed to stimulate...

Milwaukee's private sector is trying to bridge the gap between local universities and businesses, and one catalyst in that effort will be a new cyber infrastructure that is being developed by the new Milwaukee Institute. The institute is launching the computational power initiative to spur...

For leadership advice, many business executives are told to read The Art of War by Sun Tzu, but they also should be reading about Patton's approach to operational leadership and management of resources, argues columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he says...

Petty jealousies, in-fighting, and rivalries might make for good entertainment, but they seldom contribute to the achievement of business objectives, warns Manpower's Melanie Holmes. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she outlines the pitfalls of making things personal in the office, plus more on tattoos...

Comparing the close of a business to divorce, attorney Joe Boucher says there are a million details to attend to. In this 18th and final edition of Early-Stage, Boucher explains that selling a business can be complicated and, like divorce, wise counsel will be needed. ...

With 2.3 billion shares traded on an annual basis, electronic trading technology cannot fail at Robert W. Baird, and that's the primary reason why CIO Brian Brylow and his information technology department are considered a strategic partner in the business, according to CEO Paul Purcell....

Delivering the opening keynote at Fusion 2008, Gartner's Mark McDonald continued to implore chief information officers to abandon "generic IT" in favor of a strategic focus that produces distinctive IT solutions. McDonald, group vice president and head of research executive programs for Gartner, told the...