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The three most critical issues facing Illinois today are job erosion, education and network infrastructure. These issues aren't unique to Illinois, James Carlini observed on last week's Comcast 'Newsmakers' program on the CNN channel. ...

There's no question that biology is a booming business, even in these down times. During the past 25 years, big advances in the biological sciences have revolutionized health care and agriculture, set a foundation for new kinds of industries, manifest in the clusters of biotech companies...

Following a more than one-year slide, information technology growth is starting to appear in small- to medium-sized businesses. According to the April CDW IT Monitor, more IT decision makers think they'll spend money in the next six months. While confidence remains flat, small businesses indicated...

This recession has spared no group of workers when it comes to losing jobs, with white-collar workers who seemed nearly immune to past economic downturns standing in unemployment lines with their blue-collar counterparts. Still, there's a clear “education gap” in the national jobless statistics - and...

By now, many employees are uncomfortably aware that their every keystroke at work, from email on office computers to text messages on company phones, can be monitored legally by their employers. What employees typically don't expect is for the company to spy on them while...

While small businesses can be quite different from one another there is commonality in the steps they go through to launch a successful start-up. A robust business start will follow this process to get through the first weeks and months on a solid footing. Read full...

You know the famous saying: It’s the economy, stupid? It’s time that lead technology professionals realize that for them; it’s the bottom line, stupid. Information Week’s Bob Evans spells it all out in a recent column that is an open letter to all chief technologists...

One of the most important principles to remember when looking for a new job is that almost everyone you encounter during your job hunt can be a resource for getting you the right job. That said, one valuable resource is often overlooked: the human resource...

Filament Games is a small Madison firm that wants to be the developer of the "Citizen Cane" of educational games. But these goals may be thwarted, or at least stifled, company founders Dan White and Dan Norton said, if Wisconsin does away with the one-year-old...