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Peter Logothetis believes a CIO's place is in the executive suite, especially if the organization expects its top technologist to experience success. Logothetis, the senior vice president and CIO of QBE Regional Insurance, which includes Madison's General Casualty Insurance, reports directly to the CEO and...

Corporate Social Responsibility is a hot concept that many corporations around the world are seeking to demonstrate, but there are fundamental questions raised by CSR, according to columnist Tony DiRomualdo. In this edition of Next Generation Workplace, he examines three contrasting views on the societal...

Gov. Jim Doyle is urging the Wisconsin Legislature to act on his proposed investments in colleges and universities across Wisconsin. The governor said his plan would increase the number of college graduates, teachers, nurses, and engineers....

Timothy Jump, perhaps the most renowned high school teacher in the United States, will be in Milwaukee for the annual Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference, where he will describe his nationally acclaimed teaching method. Two years ago, a team of high school students instructed by Jump bested...

Management teams charged with building succession plans would be well advised to consider the company's chief information officer as someone that can be groomed for upper management, according to Steve Matheys, former CIO for Schneider National. Matheys, now the transportation firm's top marketing executive, said...

Future technologists are on the way for IT labor-starved Wisconsin businesses. This June, fourteen Madison area high school students will receive Certificates of Graduation for completing an intensive information technology training program through the University of Wisconsin-Madison called the Information Technology Academy....

Three executive technologists, including two from the University of Wisconsin System, are finalists to replace Anne Stunden as CIO of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The CIO oversees the UW's Division of Information Technology and its 500 employees. ...

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is making up to $850,000 in state grants available to businesses, trade associations, and colleges for the training of high-tech workers. Grants will be offered to train workers in biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, stem cell research, and renewable energy. ...

Judy Lemke, executive vice president and CIO for the Green Bay-based Schneider National, doesn't have to worry much about establishing boardroom credibility. Lemke, who was recruited by Schneider after she had retired in the Twin Cities, came to the company with boardroom "cred," and now...

The all-digital Saint Clare's Hospital has provided caregivers with real-time access to patient information, and its information technology officer was able to design its technological profile from the ground up. Before St. Clare's treated its first patient, Tanya Townsend and a multi-disciplinary team were laying...