Commentary

Columnist Steven S. Clark, commenting on the need for action to ensure that the SBIR program does not cease to exist. In this edition of Biotech Takes, Clark stresses the importance of the SBIR program for business development and job creation....

Competition in today's job market is stiff, which is why positioning yourself as the strongest candidate is imperative in landing the interview - and the job. Candidates must maximize their marketability and implement strong positioning at the start of the job search and carry it...

Sometimes the only way to avoid media bias is to turn the channel or drop the subscription. There has been so much discussion about media bias and the lack of journalistic integrity in the last election coverage that people are turning to alternative news sources,...

One of the very first questions that many entrepreneurs and start-ups ask is: what form should my company take? This is an obvious candidate for an “early” question, since forming your company is one of the earliest “early-stage” things you will do. Prior columns have...

Spending Wisconsin's share of the $800-million-plus economic stimulus package is shaping up to be heavy lifting. It appears the longer Congress debates how, where and how much to spend on blunting the recession, the less policymakers in individual states such as Wisconsin know exactly what to...

Columnist Michael Rosen states that although there was gloom in the overall VC landscape, one bright spot was the CleanTech, a relative newcomer to the categories of investment. CleanTech includes: alternative energy, pollution and recycling, power supplies, and conservation. In this edition of Yer Biotech...

How effective will all the infrastructure stimulus money be without best practices in place? Is every government agency or corporate entity that’s getting government money conscientious about spending it? Will government spending give you – the individual taxpayer – the incentive to buy a new car...

Wisconsin is blessed with public and private academic research centers that are contributing to regional economies statewide, notes columnist Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still asserts that it will be important for job creation and economic...