Author: WTN News

Above all else, information technology must support an organization's core mission and its people. Peter Strombom, the retiring vice president and CIO of Meriter Hospital, learned long ago that it's all about the users – after being admonished by a physician....

Continuing its pattern of growth by acquisition, a Chicago-based data security provider has purchased SecurePipe, an Illinois managed security provider with 25 employees in Wisconsin. AmbironTrustWave says it will use SecurePipe's Madison-based location as its primary network operation center....

Governor Jim Doyle has sent a letter to all members of Wisconsin's Congressional delegation urging them to vote to lift president George W. Bush's restrictions on embryonic stem cell research and pass the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007. The legislation would lift current...

Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular among content providers and consumers for a variety of reasons, notes Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler. If you're considering podcasting entrepreneurship, or simply want to incorporate them into your business or personal life, Gibler offers a few dos and don'ts....

BioSystem Development, a Middleton biotech firm that has developed a new system for protein analysis, will receive more than $700,000 in equity funding from two Wisconsin angel investment groups....

Mirus Bio, a Madison biotechnology company, has entered into a milestone agreement with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to develop gene suppression techniques for the development of drugs. The agreement will enable Mirus to further develop two platform technologies used to deliver nucleic acid to the bloodstream...

NimbleGen, a Madison biotechnology company that manufactures microarrays for use in scientific research, has entered into a commercial relationship with a British company that also develops microarrays....

Michael J. Dunn will step down as executive vice president and dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin, a position he has held for the past 12 years. He will become a distinguished professor in the Medical College's Department of Medicine once a replacement is...

The world is advancing on the United States in terms of high-tech science and engineering talent. If the U.S. is going to retain its technological and competitive edges, it must move beyond its skill and drill approach to education and leverage the power of computer...