Entrepreneurs

A new partnership between GE Healthcare and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to ramp up research into breast cancer. GE Healthcare has signed a multi-year agreement with the university to establish the Center for Research Excellence in Breast Cancer Imaging. ...

Risk management, risk management, risk management. It's become the matra of IT, but not for trivial reasons, according to key presenters during the Fusion 2007 CEO-CIO Symposium. With threats hitting businesses from all directions, and with technology becoming more pervasive and complex, technologists are in...

Has a new Madison business truly found a disruptive new technology for the voice-recognition market? The proprietors believe so, and if they are correct, their voice-recognition technology could save law firms, healthcare facilities, and insurance companies countless hours of transcribing dictations and voice mails....

With state budget deliberations about to get into full swing, Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still says it's time for those who care about pushing the state's tech-based economy to get involved. A number of helpful proposals are before the Legislature, but complacency can leave even...

Gov. Jim Doyle views increased support of the University of Wisconsin System as a key to driving future economic growth. In this Guest Column, he writes that schools in the system, which have taken a back seat to K-12 in terms of state funding support,...

As part of an agreement with PanGo Networks, Johnson Controls has acquired asset-tracking technology enabled by radio frequency identification, or RFID. The technology will enable healthcare facilities designed by Johnson Controls to locate and track a variety of medical equipment for the purposes of...

Today's multiple digital channels, and the brand attacks they contain, make brand protection more challenging than ever, notes Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler. With the need to proactively protect brands, he suggests that it's time to replace the old top-down approach to creating and...

The undeniable link between IT and business mission was one of several themes addressed in the 2007 CEO-CIO Fusion Symposium, where top executives expressed a strong preference for proactive CIOs with a strong understanding of the business. Proactive CIOs present IT projects with strong business...

In its latest response to a patent infringement suit regarding a diagnostic test for the human papilloma virus, Third Wave Technologies is accusing its accuser of anti-trust activity. The dispute between Third Wave and Digene Corp. is playing itself out in a Wisconsin courtroom....