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A new government relations venture seeks to provide an additional anchor to companies that occupy space in Wisconsin's emerging technology and life science sectors, and its more mature manufacturing base. The organization, hamilton.gsp, is a collaboration between Wisconsin's own Hamilton Consulting Group and GSP Consulting....

When it comes to stirring technology passions, the subject of "net neutrality" ranks right up there with embryonic stem cell research. But before we entertain ideas to regulate the Internet, guest columnist Jim Rice, president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin, believes...

Madison's Epic Systems Corp. received its first real public relations black eye in recent weeks, but the company is finally responding to criticism of its $3 billion electronic health record installation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Following the complaints of a persistent Kaiser Permanente employee,...

InfoWorld, a San Francisco-based publication, has listed the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee among the leading 100 organizations that have invested in innovative technology. The publicaton cited "PantherFile," the university's Web-based information sharing system, in its latest listing of top emerging technologies....

Wisconsin's new identity theft law isn't as tough as its authors claim, according to Milwaukee attorney Mark Garsombke. In this WTN guest column, Garsombke points out some fundamental flaws in a law that was enacted earlier this year, and suggests Wisconsin follow the example of...

Sonic Foundry Inc., a rich media communications developer headquartered in Madison, generated more than $400,000 in positive cash flow in the fourth quarter and has developed a new IP media search feature after 15 years and $30 million of R&D....

Wisconsin's improving venture capital outlook may have something to do with better early-stage management and a growing number of repeat entrepreneurs, says Milwaukee software executive Greg Meier. The state reported six venture deals worth $28.9 million in the third quarter of 2006, which is nearly...

How realistic is it to incorporate video game learning in public schools during the current back-to-basics era? Judging by the lack of adoption in K-12 curriculums, not very, but that isn't stopping proponents of video game learning from continuing to develop - and promote -...

The innovation ecosystem of Web 2.0 companies has grown to the point where its sheer volume has created a deafening roar, and spawned countless bloggers interested in tracking their every move. But as DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley asserts, some of the bloggers shed more...

Genetic knowledge and its healthcare benefits have spawned dozens of genetic testing services, but the practical applications of gene-based discovery have not penetrated healthcare facilities to a great extent. When they do, the ability to predict one's predisposition to disease means the old reactive approach...