Commentary

Tech-enabled telecommuting is a real option for working men and women, but columnist Melanie Holmes still wonders: Would she have the discipline to work from home? In this edition of Contemporary Working, Holmes opines on the lack of social interaction in telecommuting, the value of...

The workplace lessons of the hit show "Celebrity Apprentice" continue for columnist Melanie Holmes of the Milwaukee-based Manpower, Inc. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she boils down the technological jungle that is the modern workplace to a case of survival of the fittest and...

Not many people believed Wisconsin, even with its open primary system, would be a factor in the 2008 presidential race. Yet as the close race in the Democratic Party has given the Wisconsin result no small measure of relevance, Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still recalls...

When selling the ownership of their business, today's entrepreneurs prefer selling stock to selling assets, but there are many variables that impact the decision, according to Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this 17th editon of Early Stage, Boucher goes over the pros and cons, from...

EDUCAUSE's latest White Paper on America's lack of broadband does not shed light on the real issues, argues James Carlini, who can safely be described as a champion for the highest possible broadband speeds. As he notes in this edition of Carlini's Comments, most state...

Depending on your perspective, the IT worker shortage is either a fact that is complicating life for technology directors, or a fiction born out of an unwillingness of companies to pay technology workers what they earned before the tech bubble burst. In any event, Wausau...

The sentiment that our healthcare system is “broken” appears to be universally shared, at least on the Democratic side of the aisle, notes columnist Ogan Gurel. In this editon of Med Tech Futures, Dr. Gurel explains why the health insurance system actually is more logical...

The joke about football is that it features the two most disliked aspects of modern life - violence and committee meetings. In this edition of Contemporary Working, Melanie Holmes, who taped the Super Bowl so she could fast-forward to the commercials, knows that just like...