Commentary

Mediocre therapeutic results against a cancer that no other therapy has shown much success against does not mean that RNase-based therapies, such as the one being developed by Madison's Quintessence Biosciences, will not be effective against other types of cancers. In this edition of Biotech...

As your technology business heads toward an initial public offering or a merger, the task of financial planning with stock options starts with leveraging the value of those options to the highest level, according to columnist and attorney Sverre Roang. In this WTN Guest Column,...

The global medical device industry is even more robust than big pharma but there is a real synergy developing between the two that is important to the Midwestern states that boast of a strong medical device industry, notes columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of...

Wisconsin's entrepreneurial climate is strengthened by individual quality and by an increasing number of new start-ups, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still touts encouraging entrepreneurial news from the likes of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, but he writes that...

A new but relatively obscure federal law has rendered illegal many common daily transactions, according to Wisconsin attorney Christian Lavers. In this WTN Guest Column, Lavers said the International Emergency Economic Power Enhancement Act might place companies that ship software overseas in legal jeopardy, especially...

Why are we still trying to stereotype everyone into a “group” composite based on their age? asks columnist James Carlini. In this latest edition of Carlini's Comments, he asserts that even the Greatest Generation had its share of slackers, yet as a whole it accomplished...

Evaluating whether an attorney is needed when licensing software or acquiring hardware is a bit like the triage process used in the medical profession, according to Wisconsin attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, he offers 10 questions that companies or information technology...

The boundaries of Midwestern states were drawn some 200 years ago, but state governments sometimes act as though they are operating in the the same economic environment that existed when those lines were drawn. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, columnist Tom Still notes that...

Data-center virtualization and blade-server technologies are coveted approaches when it comes to managing data center growth, power consumption, and server sprawl, but don't go rushing into a decision, say Forsythe Solutions Group consultants James Geis and Steven Harris. In this WTN Guest column, they spell...