Commentary

With China's pharmaceutical and biotech industries still in their formative stages, their American, European, and Japanese counterparts should make significant investments in both India and China. Why? To take advantage of a talented labor pool and create markets for their own products, according to columnist...

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....

James Carlini could not be more unimpressed with Project Lightspeed, an AT&T broadband initiative that offers nothing out of the ordinary in terms of speed. In fact, most broadband systems with copper connections just don't have enough "giddy up," he writes in this edition of...

Demo Letter columnist Chris Shipley took it on the chin this week following her recent column on the lack of user friendliness of a certain mobile device (which she refused to call a phone). While Shipley conceded one reader's point (about phoning and driving), she...

Michael Rosen breaks down Tom Friedman, and then explains what it all means to the American biotechnology industry in this presention of Yer Biotech Blues. In Rosen's view, the trend lines suggest that U.S. biotechs have some mighty challenges and opportunities ahead, particularly labor shortages...

Another election cycle is upon us, and when the critics of the University of Wisconsin take aim during this fall's elections, voters would do well to remind themselves of all the university contributes to Wisconsin and its economy, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Yes,...

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. ...

Whether it's for fun, money, or enterprise, Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler advises consumers and business executives to keep their eyes on mashups. The Web 2.0 phenomenon occurs when a web user takes different data elements and mashes them together to make something completely new....