Commentary

There are many reasons why space exploration, still dangerous and costly, is worth the risk. One of the biggest reasons is also the most intangible, and sometimes the hardest to explain to those who wonder why we want to revisit the moon or travel to...

If there is a big theme for DEMOfall, it is a move toward simplicity, whether we’re talking about consumer Web services or enterprise applications and IT management, the coming wave of innovation is all about making our lives easier....

Wisconsin companies regularly and eagerly await responses from the FDA to requests for authorization of clinical trials, submissions for premarket clearance, and other submissions and applications. But a different type of FDA letter -- a warning letter -- is much less welcome....

Every hour around the clock and every single day of the year, a major corporation is forced to change its name for several reasons, such as that the name becomes a liability or is no longer appropriate due to changes of businesses models or technology...

Another dismal report on venture capital investing in Wisconsin has some business leaders wondering what the state must do to attract more private equity financing for its emerging companies. An interested observer in that debate could turn out to be the State of Wisconsin Investment...

While there are a number of medical device giants on the east coast (such as Johnson & Johnson; Boston Scientific; Becton, Dickinson & Co.; C.R. Bard; and Tyco Healthcare), the Midwest is perhaps the largest hub of this industry with a large number of giant...