Commentary

The NY Times reported today on how the concept of shared; low cost supercomputers are being paired with high performance computers from companies with strong Wisconsin Roots including as Cray and Silicon Graphics. The story revealed how users and developers of supercomputer users are using...

The first half of 2009 showed the tough road biotech, and other industries, had to hoe in order to survive. Earlier forecast this year were that many biotech companies would fail, go under, be delisted from the different exchanges, or barely hang on. But like...

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ushered in a new age of modernizing the United States healthcare system. The goal of HIPAA was to simplify healthcare administration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. Sound familiar? Although HIPPA became law in 1996, the...

An enterprise tells its story in documents ranging from formal strategies to shared values embedded in the company culture. One document in particular tells you much about a company – the organization chart. Take a look at your org chart and you can see...

A record 500-plus people attended Wisconsin's largest early stage investing conference this month and another 250 rubbed shoulders in the same convention hall at the Midwest's largest forum on health care investing. What better time to shatter myths surrounding the investors who crowded both events?...

Space shuttle Atlantis and its six-member crew began an 11-day delivery flight to the International Space Station on Monday with a 2:28 p.m. EST launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle is transporting spare hardware to the outpost and return a station...

I was at an event a few weeks ago hosted by a leading IT journalist who made the following opening remarks. “Good times are ahead for IT. A new investment cycle should happen soon as we have postponed infrastructure upgrades for too long.”...

While waiting for my annual physical, I enrolled in a research study. (About every other year, I participate in a research study. Two years ago, a sleep apnea study involved me spending the night in an iron lung with electrodes in my mouth and all...