Entrepreneurs

With the United States in the early stages of another major economic transformation, where does Wisconsin rank among the 50 states in the so-called "New Economy?" Although Wisconsin was in the upper half of states in several key categories, it ranked 30th overall in the...

Despite all the happy talk about the importance of work-life balance and the benefits of flexible working, traditional notions of 14-hour work days remain firmly entrenched, according to Next Generation columnist Tony DiRomualdo. All the more reason why Best Buy's unlikely yet successful foray into...

Labels have meaning, particularly when entrepreneurs are making the key decisions of whether and when to add their first employees. In Part I of their look at the considerations involved with classifying workers as employees or independent contractors, Early Stage columnist Joe Boucher and legal...

Yet another prominent executive has issued a wake-up call for Milwaukee to get its educational act together so that its residents can compete in the emerging knowledge economy. This time, notes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still, it's Northwestern Mutual Life's Ed Zore that is trying...

Verizon Wireless has become the latest vendor to introduce faster broadband service in Wisconsin. With the new service, Verizon said customers in Greater Milwaukee and Madison and the Fox Valley should be able to upload files five to six times faster. ...

“We can now declare with certainty that technology has become pervasive,” says John Swainson, president and CEO of CA, Inc., and managing information technology risks associated with that pervasiveness is imperative for IT leaders. If they fail to deal with the quantum leaps in scale...

Despite the sparse attendance at a recent Midwestern biotechnology conference, columnist Michael Rosen believes there is room for a major bioscience cluster here. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, he examines the key ingredients necessary to have a successful world-class bioscience cluster in the...