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You'll have to excuse drug companies if they feel caught in a vice between those who want to make "big pharma" a political bogeyman and consumers who want too much, too soon. In the latest Inside Wisconsin, Tom Still points to a Tufts University study...

Fearless forecaster Chris Shipley, author of the DEMO Letter, offers her 2007 technology predictions and invites readers to do the same. Among her forecasts is the belief that the hype surrounding Web 2.0 will fade, and that businesses will once again capture the attention of...

Image guidance and adaptive treatment has placed TomoTherapy among the top radiation therapy providers. As CEO Fred Robertson explains, its ability to remain there is dependent on a novel platform technology that will enable future software innovation. ...

TrafficCast International, a Madison-based developer of traffic information, has secured a $1 million line of credit with SVB Silicon Valley Bank. The capital will support TrafficCast's deployment of cellular probe technology in Shanghai, China, and the development of its travel information products in the United...

With the help of two corporate sponsors, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has formally launched UWM Research Foundation, a fund-raising arm designed to promote technology transfer. The foundation will be aligned with the new Milwaukee 7 campaign for regional economic cooperation....

Adult stem cells continue to provide applications in the scientific and medical realms, as demonstrated by the findings of Medical College of Wisconsin researcher Maya Sieber-Blum. Sieber-Blum hopes to commercialize her discovery of an adult stem cell that is found in hair follicles....

Could your company pass an information systems audit? In a recent analysis of 400 public companies, a fair number reported IT-related material weaknesses, and auditors are paying more attention to such deficiencies. According to Boardroom Perspectives columnist Jerry Norton, most of the problems are...

Tushaus Computer Services' purchase of Third Millennium Design, Inc. add the capacity to serve Apple computer products. The Milwaukee-based PC service provider plans to continue operations from its suburban Milwaukee and Oshkosh offices, maintain Third Millennium's downtown Milwaukee location, and add key personnel from Third...

The attention pendulum definitely has swing toward Web consumerism, but it won't be long until it swings back to the enterprise, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. Companies that prepare to meet the enterprise need eventually will have their day in the sun. ...

Dane County businesses outperformed their own expectations and the national gross domestic product in 2006, and they maintain a sunny outlook for 2007, according to the annual economic survey conducted by Madison's First Business Bank. The purpose of the survey is to provide the business...