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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...

The present looks good but the future is more of a mystery to Wisconsin biotechnology executives, according to the first quarterly survey of the biotech and medical device industry. The survey, conducted by the Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association and the state Department of...

A man with 30 years of experience in the private sectors has been appointed as secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. Jack Fischer, president and CEO of the Fischer Group Companies, will succeed Mary Burke, who announced her departure last month. ...

While there is no silver bullet to assure that information technology projects will succeed, it's possible to reduce the risk of failure through a sound vendor-selection process and well-managed contract negotiation and implementation, according to attorney Gina Carter. In this edition of IP Law, Carter...