Commentary

Admiring how British telcos market their network speeds, columnist James Carlini wonders why America doesn't have aggressive network marketing like this. Marketing new network services was never a strong suit of U.S. phone companies, he asserts in this edition of Carlini's Comments, and they could...

With all the drug discoveries being reported around the globe, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is becoming the world's prevailing regulatory authority for the approval of healthcare products, notes columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen says a truly harmonized...

Stem-cell research in Wisconsin defies the publicly funded strategies of the “Joneses” on the coasts, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. As the annual World Stem Cell Summit approaches, Still notes that in the short haul, this reality poses a competitive threat. Over time,...

If you want to get a glimpse into the technology trends of the future, don't assemble a focus group - unless, of course, it is composed of kids. In this edition of the Innovation Zone, columnist Tom Koulopoulos explains why adults are so “out of...

What is a software-intensive business? And why does it matter? Columnist and software consultant Robert Merrill has a few ideas, including the following advice: an organization must never forget that it is a software-intensive business and not a software company, and keep advancing its core...

COMCAST is going to limit the amount that Internet customers can download for any given month and so are other cable companies, laments columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he openly wonders what the era of metered usage will bring. ...

Everyone has heard of stem cell research pioneer James Thomson, but the full array of Wisconsin's scientific talent will be on display next month during the annual World Stem Cell Summit in Madison. Names like Clive Svendsen, Timothy Kamp, and Alta Charro also are likely...

Fair or not, if you are an entrepreneur here in Wisconsin the implications of being in flyover country are serious. You face a number of funding and execution challenges your Silicon Valley and Corridor counterparts are generally spared. Let's explore some of those...