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New Horizons Un-Limited, a non-profit organization that promotes computer literacy and other empowering skills among people with lifelong physical disabilities, is looking for additional corporate support. As a non-profit 501 C 3 organization, the Internal Revenue Service frowns on New Horizons seeking funds from foundations,...

Nothing stokes the fire quite like a labor dispute, but WTN columnist James Carlini did not have to labor much to generate a response to his recent column on the controversial H-1B program. In this follow up edition of Carlini's Comments, he shares some of...

In a transaction that is expected to close in the second quarter of 2008, the Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation has acquired the European sensor supplier CEDES AG, headquartered in Landquart, Switzerland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ...

Applications are due March 21 for community-based and private non-profit organizations interested in grants of up to $75,000 to support venture capital development conferences. The conferences are meant to provide regional and statewide benefits to Wisconsin entrepreneurs and businesses. ...

If Kelly Fitzsimmons and Comic Wonder are any indication, the investment climate in Wisconsin is much more temperate than the winter of 2007-08, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. As the snow continues to pile up, Still says recent capital scores by Comic Wonder...

For St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, a recent physical expansion also presented an opportunity for a significant upgrade in healthcare information technology, including a forthcoming "go-live" for Epic Systems' electronic medical record software. Hospital president Frank Byrne freely admits that healthcare has been late to...

GE Healthcare's Centricity healthcare solution for health information exchange services has passed an integration profile established by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise. The IHE's testing process, which has been recognized by the federal government, is considered a critical step in achieving the interoperability of computer systems...

Is there anything wrong with a little business acumen in academia? Not according to columnist Tom Still, who cites several prominent examples of successful business-academia pairings, including former Madison area CEO Erroll Davis, Jr., who now runs the University System of Georgia. In this edition...