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Tommy Thompson, two days after launching a presidential bid, is positioning himself as the "idea candidate" of the 2008 presidential race. At the recent Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association annual conference, he outlined a few suggestions to speed the pace of electronic health record...

The decline in IT program enrollments across the state is attributed largely to young people being scared away by the dotcom bust, but now that the technology sectors are bouncing back, what is being done to grow the future IT labor force? In this look...

How well prepared is your business to deal with the changing demands of the labor force? If you don't have a strategy for retaining and attracting workers in all three generations represented in today's workforce, you may not be able to withstand these winds of...

When it comes to jobs, Wisconsin's story is largely a tale of two states, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. In much of the state, the economy is strong and the largest problem facing businesses is finding enough qualified workers. In Milwaukee and some...

The woman who brought us Take Your Daughter to Work Day has sparked another national campaign, this time to produce one million women business owners with at least $1 million in annual revenue. With about 245,000 women of such distinction in the United States, Nell...

What can Milwaukee and Madison have to gain by collaborating? Plenty, according to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who appeared with Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz in a forum of the Wisconsin Innovation Network. In an interview with WTN Media, Barrett outlined his vision for the M2...

Tony DiRomualdo draws once more on findings from a report titled "Manifesto for the New Agile Workplace." It provides insights on how organizations and individuals can embrace flexible and non-traditional working arrangements to create mutually-beneficial workplace agility....

Madison has landed another maker of bioscience tools as part of a $5.85 million venture capital deal. Caden Biosciences will occupy 2,700 square feet in the Fitchburg Technology Campus, and have access to a community rich with life science workers. ...

Madison attorney Joe Boucher wishes cities in Northern Wisconsin were as technology savvy as Madison, and that includes his hometown of Marinette. In this guest column for WTN, Boucher opines that the northland can be more dynamic economically by embracing technology and innovation. ...