Commentary

Complying with securities laws is a crucial part of raising capital, notes Private Placements columnist Matthew Storms. In previous articles on raising capital, he provided an overview of the capital-raising process, due diligence, and the use of placement agents. This column describes a few common...

When it comes to stirring technology passions, the subject of "net neutrality" ranks right up there with embryonic stem cell research. But before we entertain ideas to regulate the Internet, guest columnist Jim Rice, president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin, believes...

Wisconsin's new identity theft law isn't as tough as its authors claim, according to Milwaukee attorney Mark Garsombke. In this WTN guest column, Garsombke points out some fundamental flaws in a law that was enacted earlier this year, and suggests Wisconsin follow the example of...

The innovation ecosystem of Web 2.0 companies has grown to the point where its sheer volume has created a deafening roar, and spawned countless bloggers interested in tracking their every move. But as DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley asserts, some of the bloggers shed more...

The days when executives scatter at the mention of the word sustainability may be a thing of the past, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. A forthcoming conference at UW-Madison will explore why economic growth and environmental protection are no longer viewed as competing concepts....

Following the dark days of the dotcom bust, it's no accident that Wisconsin's web-based businesses are turning the heads of investors, writes Leading IT columnist Geoff Bastow. The likes of Jellyfish.com, Mortgagebot, and NameProtect.com are raising capital with a cutting-edge approach to business and adherence...

The saying ”what goes around comes around” comes to mind as the dotcom era buzz phrase, “The War for Talent,” makes a comeback. In this Next Generation article, columnist Tony DiRomualdo critiques a special report on key talent market trends, and debates one of its...

Dancing with the Stars might be America's new passion, but dancing with the elephants of big business requires more than Arthur Murray lessons, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. This type of dance can be exhilarating for start-up companies, but first they will have...

What kind of people do you work with? What type of organizations do you work for? Columnist James Carlini says the answer to these questions will determine whether you're invested in your company, or ready to bolt. Perhaps it's time, he writes in this latest...

Google advertisers have the opportunity to engage in dayparting, a strategy that allows them to advertise online at certain segments of the day and week, and improve the results of their AdWords campaign, according to columnist Troy Janisch. To get the most out of Google's...