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Two Wisconsin organizations, University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, have been honored for inovaDRIVE, a technology-based economic development program that helps entrepreneurs compete in the global marketpalce. The organizations were recognized by the International Economic Development Council....

In the recent Seagate Technology case, the Federal Circuit established some new rules for willful patent infringement, enhanced damages, and waiver of attorney-client privilege, according to Foley & Lardner attorneys George Best and Jeffrey Simmons. For parties still engaged in patent disputes, however, the court...

When it comes to reducing oil and gas consumption, much of the focus is on options like hybrid cars and alternative fuels, and rightfully so. But according to Paul Rozek of the Milwaukee-based professional services firm Jefferson Wells, there is a computer technology option to...

Just as Wisconsin is gaining some traction in the venture capital chase, a federal bill threatens to make the state less attractive to private-equity investors, particularly from outside Wisconsin, opines columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still notes that the bill is...

An annual awards program that honors the most creative, cutting-edge implementations of enterprise technology has ranked a project from CUNA Mutual Group in its Top 100 for 2007. InfoWorld, in fact, ranks CUNA's new Claims Express system in its Top 10 along with projects from...

Boardroom credibility comes only with bottom-line results, and Runzheimer's Todd Oberg has plenty of opportunity to produce. Oberg, vice president of information technology for the Wisconsin-based management consulting firm, is at the forefront of transformation involving the firm's total-mobility program. ...

A $25 million computer project to track prisoners will be at least 18 months behind schedule in its opening stage as the result of a fourth delay, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal. Although the project has a fixed contract cost, the...

A new study on angel investments cites both the risk and reward associated with such investments in start-up companies. The national study indicates that angel investors taking part in organized angel groups achieve an average 27 percent rate of return, but investors also lost their...

Workaholics have been around since well before the likes of Ebenezer Scrooge spent his Christmas days at the office counting coins and harassing Bob Cratchit. But according to work-life researchers, a new workplace phenomenon called "extreme jobs" is emerging that is pushing the rigors of...