Author: WTN News

Stronger second quarter earnings and revenues reported by Fiserv, the Brookfield-based provider of information management systems, could pave the way for a solid second half showing in 2006. The company is on pace to report about $4.4 billion in annual revenue and $468 million in...

From the days of dotcom crazyness to the more practical, down-to-earth business environment of today, Kenosha's John Weiss has demonstrated the entrepreneurial agility to survive in any climate - pre- and post-bubble. Geoff Bastow, WTN's newest columnist, describes Weiss' incredible rise in his initial "Leading...

Madison's Third Wave Technologies has reported another quarterly loss, but help might be on the way in the company's improving performance in molecular diagnostic sales. Revenue in that key market is up 32% over the first six months of 2005, and more products are in...

Ramped up sales for MediaSite and product services have helped bring Sonic Foundry to the brink of profitability. The rich-media company still is on track to become profitable in the final quarter of the 2006 fiscal year, and its third quarter numbers certainly are indicative...

Citing the area's unique business dynamics, Financial Executives International, a peer group for financial professionals, will launch a Madison chapter later this summer. It all begins with an Aug. 17 networking meeting at the Madison Club....

A number of research institutions, including Yale University and several that already are familiar with NimbleGen Systems, now rely on a chip produced by the Madison biotechnology company to study DNA interactions. They have entered into limited-access partnership agreements with NimbleGen to conduct previously unattainable...

Patents may contain the force of law, but they are not full proof, as Madison attorney Christopher Rogers explains in this commentary. Rogers lays out 10 common misconceptions that people have about life-science patents, and misconceptions two and three are related to the legal...

Technology-based economies aren't just for big cities. Wisconsin's Lake Superior region will be the focus of an Aug. 10 conference that could provide some answers to questions about the region's economic future. One obvious solution: bio-energy....