Author: WTN News

When it comes to promoting Wisconsin as a business location, the state's approach and the resources devoted to it have been lacking, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The next state budget, which is now being hammered out in Madison, should not shortchange the need...

A telling statistic in online sales is that 98 percent of Internet shoppers leave e-commerce sites without buying, but the smarter Internet marketers aren't letting go without a fight, according to columnist Troy Janisch. In this edition of Tech/Know, he touts new technology that is...

Jeff Williams, the new chief executive of Platypus Technologies, was brought back to Madison for his expertise in commercializing technology, and his new company will be giving him plenty of practice at bringing products to market. Platypus, which has developed nanotechnology-based research tools, is ready...

The term "project deliverables," the latest reincarnation of "We deliver," is one of the performance standards CIOs use to measure information technology projects, but they should not be the "be-all" and "end-all" of IT projects. In this WTN Guest Column, IT consultant Patrick Gray says...

Technology convergence - namely IT and clinical medicine - will happen in ways that we cannot even imagine, according to MedTech Futures columnist Ogan Gurel. While we don't yet know the form, Dr. Gurel believes it's only a matter of time before this convergence is...

Tech transfer has several faces, including the medical informatics so prevalent in the Wisconsin economy, and two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors have developed software to add to that profile. Ray Vanderby and Hiro Kobayashi are pursuing a WARF patent for technology that images and quantifies...

E-mail, part of the first generation of Web technologies, might be crumbling under its own weight, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler provides 583 reasons to question whether e-mail is really the best way for businesses to connect with...

Tech-based economies aren't just for big cities, and that point will be demonstrated at the forthcoming Lake Superior Region Technology Conference, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still explains how Wisconsin's beautiful northwoods will make a difference in the knowledge...

Lucigen, a Madison company that develops gene cloning and protein expression technologies, has received a $250,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. The grant will be used to fund the development of new methods of analyzing membrane proteins that could speed the development...