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You've paid dearly to start and grow your business; the steep tuition of success that only an entrepreneur will ever understand. So, you would never do anything to sabotage your businesses, right? Well, not intentionally. But in my own personal experience and in working with...

The first mistake companies make while trying to protect their digital assets is to believe they can be secure. “Forget aspiring to full protection. Hacking is black magic engaged in by a ton of bad guys from Russia to Romania whose citizens do not necessarily...

Every technology wave calls the role and value of IT into question. More than a dozen years ago it was cloud technology raising the question “Does IT Matter?” Today, digital transformation is calling the role of IT in to question. This requires the...

MADISON – A few years ago, when Brian Kaas attended some of the nation’s leading conferences for venture capitalists, the audience was predominantly investors from stand-alone venture funds. Today, when the managing director of Madison-based CMFG Ventures takes part in such gatherings, the makeup includes many...

AWS operations explains that it was tougher to restart its S3 index system this time than the last time they tried to restart it. The Feb. 28 outage of Amazon's Simple Storage Service says one thing loudly and clearly: Amazon Web Services is growing so fast...

When Zach Halmstad looks at the under-construction Confluence Arts Center, the software entrepreneur sees more than a performing arts building. He sees a big part of the future of downtown Eau Claire. “This is economic development through the arts,” said Halmstad, who launched Jamf Software in the...