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With an FDA submission in its future, Madison's EraGen Biosciences has hired a 20-year industry veteran with experience in regulatory strategy. Randal Vader will serve as vice president of quality, regulatory, and clinical affairs for the molecular diagnostics company. He comes to EraGen after serving...

Why are we still trying to stereotype everyone into a “group” composite based on their age? asks columnist James Carlini. In this latest edition of Carlini's Comments, he asserts that even the Greatest Generation had its share of slackers, yet as a whole it accomplished...

Veteran technology executive Bruce Barchus has been named as a partner and practice leader of Clifton Gunderson Technology Solutions, a technology consulting division of the Madison-based certified public accounting firm. Barchus, who will oversee the division's operations in Wisconsin and Arizona, is affiliated with organizations...

In the workplace talent chase, there are several differentiators, including the ability to "go green" in today's environmentally conscious world, according to columnist Melanie Holmes. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she notes that technology tools like telecommuting, video conferencing, and webinars can be used...

If you believe there is no information technology strategy that is separate and distinct from the business objectives of a company, you're in good company. Most chief executives believe so too, which is changing and expanding the role of chief information officers. Thinking strategically, and...

The lack of good-paying jobs for American citizens is reflected with the latest multi-billion dollar financial collapse, which affirms previous economic observations of columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he notes that cheap labor is not cheap, and judging by the rate...

The debate over whether there actually is an IT talent crunch is not a matter of retiring Baby Boomers or whether there is a willingness to pay the going rate, as in the H-1B visa debate. The degree to which a company is impacted by...

Despite the economic slowdown, high-tech jobs are still in big demand, but the number of women pursuing careers in IT is declining. To increase awareness among girls and women in IT careers, Madison Area Technical College will host a career expo specifically designed for them. ...

Ed Delaporte, the former director of information technology for Electrolux Home Care Products North America, has been appointed vice president of information technology for the Gehl Company, a West Bend manufacturer of construction and farm equipment....