Author: WTN News

The American high-tech industry added 118,500 jobs in the first six months of this year, with all high-tech sectors adding jobs for the first time since the bursting of the dotcom bubble, according to AeA, the nation's largest technology trade association. AeA said job growth...

If workers in your company still are "flying solo," you may want to stimulate the innovative process by having them work in teams, according to columnist Tom Koulopoulos. In this edition of The Innovation Zone, Koulopoulos is reveling in the fact that he's become a...

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Madison's Platypus Technologies with a $600,000 grant to help develop a new environmental sensor. The project, which will be done in collaboration with the Boeing Co., will produce a sensor that helps researchers assess the role...

The healthcare information technology world, even world-class medical centers like Johns Hopkins, faces significant data integration challenges. Johns Hopkins recently turned to TeraMedica, a Milwaukee-based health systems software developer, for a data-management system in its clinical research and radiation therapy clinics....

The Japanese government has a strong commitment to its biotech industry, which has aided the second largest pharma market in the world. Yet Japanese Big Pharma doesn't seem to be paying a lot of attention to it, if the recent BIO-Japan conference is any indication,...

Many IT shops foolishly refer to “the customer” not only as the people who buy the company's products, but to people in other business units that need something from IT. In this edition of Breakthrough IT, columnist Patrick Gray says this distinction is counter-productive because...

TomoThearpy, a Madison-based medical device manufacturer, netted more than $180 million from an initial public offering earlier this year, and now wants to sell an addition 8.5 million shares of stock. The company has filed a registration statement for a secondary offering, but his time...

Not unlike a vulture, an economic development organization in Kentucky is trying to swoop down and take full advantage of the specter of still higher taxation in Wisconsin, according to State Sen. Ted Kanavas. In this guest column for WTN, the Republican from Brookfield warns...