Commentary

MADISON – Practical ideas for spurring capital investment are included in economic development plans released this week by Gov. Jim Doyle and state Senate Republicans, said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council....

SAN MATEO, CA - With the children now back in school and a general air of a "new year" upon us, we have the opportunity to demonstrate that the grownups have learned a few lessons from the pain of the economic...

Attracting a workforce for Wisconsin’s Knowledge Economy
MADISON – The bread and butter of Wisconsin’s economic growth will be getting the big things right: Finding enough investment capital to transfer our best technology to the marketplace, controlling taxes and regulation, maintaining a strong education...

On a pleasant June day in Fitchburg, Secretary of Commerce Cory Nettles talked about a “diverse portfolio” approach to economic development. His logic? Invest in Wisconsin’s economy as you would your personal investments: some moderate but time tested winners, some intermediate growers,...

It's no news that broadband access is on the rise in U.S. homes, and among the highly connected set, at least, the arrival of broadband is followed rather quickly by the installation of wireless home networking. In fact, I would...

Nanotechnology will impact life events. Our approach to medicine and healing will shift radically once these new techniques become mainstream. Manufacturing will shift radically. The applications of these new and highly complex technologies are estimated to have an impact in excess of one trillion dollars...

A few weeks ago, I wrote that the proliferation of mobile phones, PDAs, BlackBerry devices, and the like was blurring the line between consumer and enterprise purchase and application of technology. After all, very few people have a mobile phone...