Commentary

Although overall healthcare cost inflation remains relatively small, healthcare spending just passed 18 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product at the end of 2015. Because of the size of healthcare as a component of the nation’s expenditures, this continued increase in spending is unsustainable...

There’s been a lot of fretting lately about funding reductions for the UW system, including the flagship campus in Madison. There is no doubt that anything that reduces the real or perceived quantity and quality of either the research or educational output of the UW...

It's easier than ever to send a corporate email -- and that's a huge problem. Misleading and meandering messages often clog corporate inboxes and lead to poor communication among colleagues. Here's a look at five common email mistakes and ways to fix them. So. Much. Email....

People who often follow news from the state Capitol might easily conclude lawmakers are obsessed with debating “wedge” issues – topics that divide rather than unite Wisconsin. Depending on your perspective, the Legislature is making government more efficient… or threatening clean elections and civil service. Lawmakers...

The role of a prognosticator is to accurately predict the future. Although many have tried to predict the trend of the stock market, an imminent earthquake, or even the end of the world, soothsayers rarely get their predictions correct. That said, they are very grateful that...