Author: WTN News

What's the future of ERP? What kind of a silly question is that, you may be asking yourself. First off, predicting the future—especially in the technology world—is a fool's errand, best handled by Ouija Boards and IT analysts' dartboards. And isn't the future of ERP...

A new survey finds Wisconsinites pay more for health insurance than the rest of the country and the cost is rising at a faster rate. The consulting firm Mercer finds employers and their workers in Wisconsin paid an average of nearly $11,000 per employee for health...

Ahead of a U.N. summit in Copenhagen next month, scepticism is growing that an agreement will be reached on a global climate treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol, due to expire in 2012. The protocol set targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which are believed...

A package of economic growth ideas proposed by Senate Democrats expands current tax credits and grant programs and adds new initiatives to spur business development and retention as well as worker training. The Wisconsin C.O.R.E. Jobs Act, (C.O.R.E. stands for Connecting Opportunity, Research, and Entrepreneurship)...

API Healthcare, the provider of human capital management solutions to the healthcare industry, announced the general availability of Version 9.0 of its Navigator payroll and human resources system. The application streamlines human resources information management, automates manual tasks and empowers employees to manage their...

The newly created NanoRite Advisory Board with Jeff West, former president of Silicon Logic Engineering, and Dr. Charles Sorensen, UW-Stout Chancellor, as chair and vice chair will help Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) by identifying prospective tenants, reviewing marketing activities and strategies and promoting the...

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ushered in a new age of modernizing the United States healthcare system. The goal of HIPAA was to simplify healthcare administration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. Sound familiar? Although HIPPA became law in 1996, the...

The 1990's saw business IT move from mainframe computing to client-server setups—an architecture that reduced costs and enabled true, workgroup computing. The tradeoff, however, was hard-coded stacks of hardware, middleware, and applications that were inflexible and difficult to modify. Now, the market is moving beyond client-server...