Commentary

Establishing a state ranking system for broadband connectivity, columnist James Carlini has made the color green signify not only environmentally friendly status, but broadband rich as well. Under his system, green stands for fiber to the premise and high speed (50Mbps or more) connections,...

Wisconsin has led the way on the progressive income tax, clean government reform, education, and now stem-cell research, but there is one more vital area where the state can lead, according to Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton. In this guest column, she said the state's commitment...

There is more than one way to finance a start-up technology or biotechnology company, according to columnist and Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this 12th edition of Early Stage, he looks at still more alternative forms of business finance, including factoring receivables and sales and...

With eDiscovery, the benefits of a written document retention policy and a formal review process are many, according to Michael Best & Friedrich attorney John Flanagan. In this third in a four-part series on e-discovery, a new mandate that companies are struggling with, Flanagan explains...

Everybody wants to hype the latest “discovery” made possible by stem-cell research, but columnist Tom Still states that these revelations must be accompanied by perspective. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he notes that stem-cell research offers hope that science will learn more until diagnostics,...

Ever wonder why so many people can't find good-paying jobs in IT and other fields? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, James Carlini charges that some American employers are selling out their country by shutting qualified Americans out of the hiring process in favor of...

After a rather lackluster first quarter, the overall stock market surged back in Q2, and life science stocks continued their torrid pace, according to columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, he chronicles who's hot, who's not so hot, and the prospects...

The shopping dance known as online retailing keeps adding and modifying steps, making it hard for partners to find their rhythm, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, he describes the retail transformation taking place through a range of Internet...