Author: WTN News

Forget the recession. Or perhaps, thrive in spite of it. That seemed to be the prevailing mindset at the AllThingsLifeSciences 2009 Venture Capital Forum held in Madison on October 1, 2009. Total funding sought by all 18 women-owned life science companies presenting at...

API Healthcare, a provider of human capital management solutions to the healthcare industry, announced the general availability of the Acuality Patient Classification System, which allows hospitals to quickly assess patient care requirements and make appropriate future staffing assignments based on patient acuity levels. The...

Stratatech Corp., a Madison firm that produces cell-based skin substitutes for medical research and therapeutic applications, has been awarded a $1.7-million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Under the grant, Stratatech will begin development of a novel, cell-based gene therapy product targeted to the...

The purpose of effective risk assessment and governance protocols is to allow an entity to prepare for potential hazards. Over one year before the recent headlines: “Huron Shares Plummet Amid Accounting Scandal” Reuters (Mon, Aug 3) and concomitant class action lawsuits, Audit Integrity's proprietary AGR...

Many say we have “turned the corner” in the economy and the arguments rage from the Bulls and the Bears on Wall Street as they check their charts. They are both wrong. We are in a DONKEY market: A stubborn stock market that...

IBM has launched LotusLive iNotes, an on-demand e-mail, calendaring and contact management system meant to compete with the likes of Gmail and Microsoft Exchange, the company said Friday. Pricing starts at US$3 per user per month, undercutting Google Apps Premier Edition, which costs $50 per user...

Given how expensive it is to maintain in-house hardware and software, the idea of putting one's IT infrastructure in the cloud sounds downright heavenly. Consider the advantages: You needn't have expertise or control over the infrastructure when it's being offered as a service over the...

Xerox's bid for IT and business process service provider Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) comes on the heels of Dell's announcement that it will purchase Perot Systems. Outsourcing industry analysts predict even more consolidation in the IT services market as other tech equipment makers and telecom...