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While there is uncertainty about how long information technology spending growth will last, the worldwide personal computer market grew by 13.4 percent in 2007, according to preliminary figures from Gartner, Inc. The IT research organization said worldwide PC shipments exceeded 271 million units last year,...

In her inaugural column titled Contemporary Working, Manpower's Melanie Holmes addresses a variety of workforce issues, not the least of which is avoiding the over-the-top style of television's Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, who once again is vowing to crush the competition on NBC's "The Apprentice." (Hint: It...

After listening to the experts at the recent Executives' Club of Chicago luncheon, columnist James Carlini has a pessimistic take on the U.S. economy in 2008. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he predicts slow growth nationally, and says other states must learn from the...

What do GPS, high-def TV, and mobile Internet devices have in common? All are among the coveted technologies that will continue to experience big things in 2008, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler offers predictions on what will drive...

Guild.com, a Madison-based online marketplace for artwork, has appointed Lisa Bayne as its new chief executive officer. She succeeds company founder Toni Sikes, who will remain on the Guild.com board and serve as a public spokesperson and artistic advisor....

Recent economic data suggests a slowdown in American economy, and since Wisconsin is not immune, Republican lawmakers have introduced their own economic development package. Dubbed Invest Wisconsin 2.0, the package includes incentives for the construction of green data centers, nanotechnology innovation, and capital gains reinvestment. ...

Manpower's Melanie Holmes, an iPod devotee and life-long learner, will draw on her experience in a new blog that addresses the evolving workplace. Holmes, vice president of World of Work Solutions for Manpower, will seek to communicate a keen understanding of the issues and openness...

The search for a higher quality HPV testing solution continues to be the focus of a patent infringement suit involving Madison's Third Wave Technologies and Digene Corp. Third Wave has lost the latest round of legal outcomes, but still claims an advantage in the wider...

In an attempt to improve its offerings in the area of consumer-driven healthcare payment solutions, Metavante has acquired BenSoft, a San Diego-based provider of solutions for third-party administrators, health plans, and self-administrating employers. Under the terms of the deal, BenSoft's RepayMe product will become part...