Author: WTN News

Former State of Wisconsin Investment Board portfolio manager Carrie J. Thome has been named director of investments at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, where she will manage a $1.8 million investment portfolio. Income and gains from the portfolio are gifted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Trissential, a business improvement and project implementation company on a fast-growth track, has earned a 2007 Wisconsin Small Business Success Award. The award is given annually to eight businesses that have achieved success in adapting to new market conditions, business growth, or overcoming adversity. ...

The Brookfield-based Fiserv has completed its acquisition of CheckFree Corp., a provider of financial electronic commerce products and services. The financial information technology services company also announced that co-founder Norm Balthasar, senior vice president and chief operating officer, will officially retire on Dec. 31, 2007,...

During the 1990s, the rush by Big Pharma to enhance patient compliance involved going from regular dosage release to controlled release. According to columnist Michael Rosen, this mechanism allowed for better patient compliance and also afforded some additional patent protection and product life. In this...

If Dane County is any indication, the economy may not be that bad after all. An annual survey in Wisconsin's fastest-growing county demonstrates resilience to a possible economic downturn in 2008. This is especially true of the technology sector, which reported strong numbers in terms...