Author: WTN News

Madison, Wis. -- George Roberts, former executive vice president of Oracle Corporation and University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus, spoke about how businesses can streamline operations using new technology and how information technology companies can become profitable last Wednesday. His speech was a part of Accelerate Madison’s...

A few weeks ago, I referred to offshore outsourcing as an issue du jour. I stand corrected. It’s rapidly becoming an issue de l’annee (an election year at that for America) due to slow job growth and increasing questions about the economic future of the...

MADISON - With the slim chance that farmers will stop planting crops containing genes from other organisms, researchers have started to develop strategies that trap these foreign genes, reducing the risk that they'll spread to wild relatives....

We’re not hydrologists, but it seems clear that the first thing to do when draining a swamp is to stop more water from leaking in. The same applies to an information swamp. Information not only needs to be better managed by information technologists as it...

Madison, Wis. - TDS Telecom, a Madison-based communications provider, recently helped a rural Florida hospital to upgrade its network. At the behest of the Florida state Legislature, the Florida State University medical school began conducting a survey to determine the communication needs of the state’s...

Milwaukee, Wis. — Metavante Corporation, a Milwaukee-based provider of financial technology solutions selected Opsware Inc.’s Opsware System to automate its data center operations Tuesday. Metavante plans to use Opsware to automate many of the tasks associated with managing its multi-data center information technology environment. ...

Madison, Wis. -- Madison Gas and Electric (MG&E) awarded Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions a contract Tuesday to upgrade its existing FRAMME-based AM/FM/GIS application to G/Technology, Intergraph’s geofacilities management solution. The initial deployment is scheduled for May....

The push is on to make RFID an integral part of business – and Wisconsin companies stand to benefit tremendously from the new technology. RFID (radio frequency identification) tags and labels are small programmable carriers of data that hold up to 128K of information and uniquely...

Healthcare organizations can increase their productivity and be more responsive to the needs of their employees and thus improve the quality of the care they provide as a result of two new products from API Software, a Hartford, Wis.-based software company. API Software announced Tuesday...