Author: WTN News

Hewlett-Packard is the world's largest IT company and on paper has it all: software, services, networks, printing, servers, PCs, netbooks, a mountain of cash, great partners, a sterling global brand, and strong leaders. With all that going for it, HP should be a hog on ice:...

Biotech firm's investors listened to customers, changed the business and increased the value. Shortly after Tom Shannon invested in and began running Prodesse Inc., he realized no one wanted to buy the Waukesha biotech company's labor-intensive flu tests. Instead of abandoning Prodesse, Shannon decided to take it...

Why is the stress of putting together the board presentation so intense? "What makes board presentations so challenging to prepare for is not the deluge of data that gets assembled for discussion," says Anett D. Grant, president of Executive Speaking, Inc. "Executives at this level are...

Hong Kong is emerging from the global financial crisis in relatively good shape thanks to a combination of hard work, entrepreneurial spirit and the innovative use of Information Technology (IT), according Sunny Lee, the President of the Hong Kong Computer Society. It is clear that using...

The hype is at a fever pitch and driving much of cloud computing, if you've not noticed. You hear about cloud computing on the major 24-hour business TV networks on a daily basis, so it's on the lips of most CEOs, CFOs, and COOs. It's...

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), one of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $170 million to be paid over seven years to 18 teams of research scientists to develop the high-potential field of stem and progenitor cell tools and therapies. The awards...

Why is your boss like a baboon? Research shows that whether human or baboon, your social or professional rank—your place on the torment or be tormented scale—influences your level of stress and your health, for better or for worse. About two weeks ago I got drawn...

With the new administration, the U.S. federal government has set the pace for a "cloud gold rush" that is already reverberating in other parts of the world and is creating expectations for suppliers. The value proposition of cloud computing is certainly attractive. The cloud gives public...