Author: WTN News

Whether it's tech, biotech, or "any old job," candidates who do their homework in the job search are more likely to impress their prospective employers. Since knowledge of the business is a growing expectation of chief information officers and other technology managers, this advise is...

Sonic Foundry said it has taken the first step to use Microsoft's Silverlight on its next generation version of Mediasite. Silverlight, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in that supports rich media experiences on the web, is expected to simplify and enhance Mediasite 4.3, the first release under...

Biotechnology and healthcare industry veteran Noel Doheny is the new chief executive officer for OpGen, Inc., a Madison-based company that provides DNA analysis for infectious disease management. The company, which is commercializing a DNA analysis technology known as optical mapping, cited Doheny's ability to commercialize...

The Wisconsin Rapids mill of NewPage Corp. is one of four projects to receive a total of $114 million in U.S. Department of Energy grants designed to promote alternative energy production. The mill will use a $30 million grant to produce diesel fuel from wood...

Following an examination of what went wrong with several large-scale information technology projects, the Assembly Speaker's Task Force on Information Technology Failures has made a series of recommendation on how to fix the problems. Among their fixes are smaller project sizes, less software customization, and...

During the past fiscal year, a reorganization of UWM's research activities has resulted in the largest total amount of external funding ever earned for research at the university, and now we know how large. The university has announced that it has raised $125 million as...

The Milwaukee-area emergency department linking project, which is designed to provide critical patient information to emergency departments to support better medical decision making, is on track to be launched at three Milwaukee hospitals on Feb. 25. ED Linking will begin at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare -...

With more healthcare costs shifting to employees, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to help their patients better understand their bills. It is the premise behind Health Payment Systems, a new Milwaukee-area company that has announced a contract with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. ...