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How well prepared is your business to deal with the changing demands of the labor force? If you don't have a strategy for retaining and attracting workers in all three generations represented in today's workforce, you may not be able to withstand these winds of...

The secret to the recruitment and retention of talented information technology professionals isn't really a secret, according to Brian Brylow, managing director and chief technology officer at Robert W. Baird & Co. The same rule that applies to IT workers also goes for other specialized...

Complementary product lines and exposure to new clients were the motivation for Eagle Technology of Mequon to acquire the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Equipsoft Corp. Eagle, which operates in a mature industry with more then 300 competitors, is looking to expand its client base beyond asset management. ...

Nerites Corp. is conducting animal tests to validate two new products, and it recently raised an additional $1 million to support its business operations. The money, which was raised from angel investors, brings the company's venture capital base to $3 million. ...

The need for patent reform is clear in light of recent challenges to the stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, opines Guest Columnist Grady Frenchik, an attorney with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek. He outlines several reforms, including one to thwart the dreaded...

The new products and solutions of 67 companies were on display during the recent DEMOfall 2006 event, raising the bar for the Winter 2007 conference. In this brief edition of DEMO Letter, columnist Chris Shipley points readers to recaps of the event's media coverage, to...

Government research grants are a numbers game, but which states racked up the most impressive numbers in 2005? According to columnist Michael Rosen, the usual suspects - California, Massachusetts, and New York - remain atop the list, while companies in Wisconsin saw their share of...

The role of Wisconsin businesses in avian flu preparedness and genetic-based medicine will be among the trends explored at the 2006 Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association conference. The annual gathering, which will convene Oct. 12 at the GE Healthcare Institute, will feature addresses by...

Outspoken professors and unruly students capture many headlines, but some of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's most prominent graduates were reminded of what the university is doing in the areas of stem cell research, avian flu preparedness, and cyber security during a recent CEO summit of...