Commentary

Regardless of your political philosophy, the role of government in today’s economy is a reality in most if not all countries. The challenge for elected and government officials, in my opinion, is not the need for regulatory change, but how will they use technology...

William I. Dollar recently attended the Gartner Symposium in Orlando. The show was billed as “Learning about cutting edge solutions from the best of breed providers and up-and-comers in an atmosphere where knowledge is the priority” for CIOs and IT Executives. From his vantage...

There's plenty of enthusiasm for Madison being a “Silicon Valley of the Midwest”. If only money wasn't a factor. Quick, spot the similarities: Silicon Valley, New York City, and….Madison, WI? Let's see. Smog levels aren't quite the same. Slight differences in population base, local cuisine,...

Back in 1993, when the first Healthcare Reform was initiated, the pharmaceutical world very worried for many months. This time around the industry has rushed to embrace the Obama program early, with hopes that with an FDA biosimilars (bio-generics) program in the making that the...

How enterprise software giants separate you from more of your company's money? Here's how the software business really works: A software company charges your firm an enormous upfront licensing fee and locks you into escalating costs for decades to come, often using a set of...