Commentary

WASHINGTON – Welcome to the global village called BIO ’03. Let’s take a walking tour through the future of biotechnology. ...

"This isn’t a marathon at all. It’s a triathlon. The Iron Man of economic downturn and recovery. What looks like a finish line, it turns out, is in reality a transition area for the next leg of the event."...

Wisconsin industry executives predict Wisconsin's economy will remain flat over the next 12 months, but were much more optimistic about the national economy, reports the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) 2003 Economic Outlook Survey. At the same time, Wisconsin's business climate will likely see dramatic...

This week a leading information technology publication named four traditional Wisconsin companies as the best places in America to work in IT. All four placed in the top 50 out of 100. Harley-Davison was ranked number 2, higher than MasterCard, Wal-Mart, Ford, and UPS. American...

MILWAUKEE, WI.- Whatever was goin’ down at the first-ever Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Milwaukee last week, it felt good. It felt good to see people smiling about what they were doing and what they planned to do....

Successful internal brand building requires more than a marketing campaign and the involvement of the marketing department. Key people in the organization play a vital role in marketing the brand. Employees today are too savvy for marketing-style campaigns alone to work....

The world of venture financing abounds in colorful characters. Madison, Wisconsin has its own cast of characters, equally colorful. I like to think that I’ve managed to fit quite nicely into both. I’ve been asked many times how I ended up here. ...

Let’s say good-bye to the "New Economy". Wisconsin’s economy needs new thoughts, new processes, and new innovations, but the term “The New Economy” no longer works....