Author: WTN News

The days when executives scatter at the mention of the word sustainability may be a thing of the past, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. A forthcoming conference at UW-Madison will explore why economic growth and environmental protection are no longer viewed as competing concepts....

TeraMedica, a medical information technology company headquartered in Milwaukee, is contributing to an open source digital imaging and communications toolkit for the healthcare industry. The applications have been under development in Java by a worldwide team of engineers since 2001....

In an about-face, Journal communications has decided to sell its subsidiary, Norlight Telecommunications, to an Indiana-based telecommunications company for $185 million. In April of this year, Journal Communications had announced it would spin off Norlight to its shareholders....

Even with the sale of new and existing homes on the decline, a Wisconsin-based online mortgage lending service continues to enjoy record sales growth. Mortgagebot of Mequon is profiting from the desire of banks and credit unions nationwide to open Web channels to their clients. ...

Following the dark days of the dotcom bust, it's no accident that Wisconsin's web-based businesses are turning the heads of investors, writes Leading IT columnist Geoff Bastow. The likes of Jellyfish.com, Mortgagebot, and NameProtect.com are raising capital with a cutting-edge approach to business and adherence...

As webcasting capabilities expand, Internet video technology has begun filling the connectivity gap created by the limitations of air travel and traditional communications media. Local companies are joining the rush to make realistic, comprehensive IP video and rich media a more affordable reality....

The saying ”what goes around comes around” comes to mind as the dotcom era buzz phrase, “The War for Talent,” makes a comeback. In this Next Generation article, columnist Tony DiRomualdo critiques a special report on key talent market trends, and debates one of its...

The financially troubled Merge Healthcare reported a $10.8 million loss in the third quarter of 2006, on lower sales of $14 million. The company, which earlier faced delisting from the NASDAQ Stock Market, will hold a Nov. 17 conference call to expand on the details...

Dancing with the Stars might be America's new passion, but dancing with the elephants of big business requires more than Arthur Murray lessons, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. This type of dance can be exhilarating for start-up companies, but first they will have...