Commentary

Sending bulk e-mails and other messages has been restricted by hidden limits on your account, and this has been going on for several months, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edtion of Carlini's Comments, he puts AT&T on the griddle for establishing a monthly usage...

In Robert Merrill's estimation, accurate software estimates are a myth. Merrill, a columnist and software entrepreneur, advises software intensive businesses to wake up to the reality that estimates may never be good enough. Even the best estimates don't tell us about uncertainties due to team...

How much longer will the Midwest dominate the medical device landscape? That's what Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen wonders after a recent trip to Switzerland. While 10 of the top 20 medical device companies have their headquarters in the Midwest, growth in the medical...

For several election cycles, Big Pharma has been delivering the mother's milk of politics, namely money, to the Republican Party, but 2008 is different. In this edition of Biotech Takes, columnist Steve Clark notes the pharmaceutical industry has made a dramatic, not to mention pragmatic...

CIOs have enough to worry about these days, so pending regulatory deadlines that affect information technology from a compliance and legal perspective don't exactly come at an opportune time. As certified information system auditor Jerry Norton explains in this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, the Sarbanes-Oxley...

Boring meeting/conference syndrome is something that afflicts many meeting planners and business organizations, but some interactive life can be injected into these snoozers with the right social computing tools, notes columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler demonstrates how to meet the...

Billions of dollars could be spent on fixing failing network infrastructure, but do those in power really understand the expanse of layers that need to be fixed? asks columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he asserts that the layers of infrastructure that...

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle is announcing the launch of a new (and free) employment connection Internet site called JobCenterOfWisconsin.com. In this WTN Guest Column, the Governor explains why JobCenterofWisconsin.com is replacing the state's JobNet system, which was created in 1993 and has become outdated. ...