Author: WTN News

uPortal, a broad-based initiative that has developed a free, sharable Web portal for use in higher education, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the winner of 2007 Catalyst Award from EDUCAUSE. The open-source service enables higher education institutions to organize information and deliver it online...

The Madison-based AE Business Solutions has expanded its geographic reach by opening an office in Wausau. The company, which provides information technology services, appointed Denny Coyle to manage the office....

When it comes to venture capital, higher interest rates aren't necessarily a death sentence, according to columnist Ogan Gurel. In this edition of Med Tech Futures, he contends that higher rates tend to point investors toward higher potential return, higher-risk investments. That means the life...

The federal government has awarded two more Small Business Innovation Research grants to NeoClone Biotechnology for its work in developing antibody microarray tests that could improve the detection of ovarian cancer. The grants, awarded by the National Cancer Institute, total $250,000. ...

The hits just keep coming with state information technology projects. The latest problem involves a $32.3 million computer system for the state's Medicaid health claims. The project, which was supposed to produce administrative savings, will be delayed at least 10 months, according to a report...

Taking aim at IT workorce and other labor practices, columnist James Carlini assails the practice of "labor dumping," which like product dumping is eroding the economic stability of the middle class. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains why labor dumping is yet another...