Commentary

The mission of the Obama government to tackle the U.S. health care system is no easy project. There are so many components that need fixing. Do you fix the increasingly high cost of health care, expand the coverage to a universal system or try to...

Is your profile complete on LinkedIn? How many friends do you have on Facebook? Did you update your “What are you working on”at both sites? If not, you may be missing the “groundswell” a term coined by Forrester researchers Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff. In...

Gov. Jim Doyle recently signed the 2009 Wisconsin Act 2 into law. The legislation includes several provisions that significantly impact Wisconsin taxpayers. A significant change is how the law defines tangible personal property, which was intended to prospectively "reverse" the decision in Wisconsin Department of Revenue...

This recession has spared no group of workers when it comes to losing jobs, with white-collar workers who seemed nearly immune to past economic downturns standing in unemployment lines with their blue-collar counterparts. Still, there's a clear “education gap” in the national jobless statistics - and...

General Electric announced today that it has achieved a breakthrough in digital storage technology that will it to store standard-size discs to hold the equivalent of 500GB or 100 DVDs. The current technology is in the labs right now but, could become commercially available in the...

“Do any state legislators really have a clue when it comes to prioritizing projects for Stimulus Package funding?” questions James Carlini. There is a lot of money coming to every state from a federal funding stimulus package. How are they going to spend it? There are...

One of the most important principles to remember when looking for a new job is that almost everyone you encounter during your job hunt can be a resource for getting you the right job. That said, one valuable resource is often overlooked: the human resource...

Visitors at Blackhawk Technical College's main campus south of Janesville notice one thing almost immediately as they walk its hallways: All of the classrooms are packed with students. Much like other Wisconsin Technical College System campuses during this recession, Blackhawk is enrolling a surge of...

Ninety-eight percent of Internet shoppers leave ecommerce sites without buying, which is why Internet-savvy marketers are starting to use re-targeting technology to pursue customers who have left their website, and to recapture lost sales. Retargeting works by placing a “tracking pixel” from an ad network...