Entrepreneurs

Depending on your perspective, the IT worker shortage is either a fact that is complicating life for technology directors, or a fiction born out of an unwillingness of companies to pay technology workers what they earned before the tech bubble burst. In any event, Wausau...

The joke about football is that it features the two most disliked aspects of modern life - violence and committee meetings. In this edition of Contemporary Working, Melanie Holmes, who taped the Super Bowl so she could fast-forward to the commercials, knows that just like...

With the reality that a smart drive is useless if you can't find what you're looking for, DoxNow, a Wausau-based technology company, has launched an advanced document management software product of the same name. The product integrates with the host computer's software and uses 128-bit...

Althea Technologies has been chosen by Madison's Quintessence Biosciences to produce its lead protein oncology drug for forthcoming clinical trials. The drug candidate, QBI-139, has proven to be effective in fighting cancer in various solid tumors and soon may be the subject of clinical trials. ...

In a synergistic melding of social networking companies, the Dallas-based Cornerworld has acquried Sway, Inc. of Madison for $30 million. The deal marries companies that operate in the Web 2.0 space - Cornerworld for artists and entertainers and Sway for marketing campaigns....

Incentive stock options can be wonderful assets, both for the company trying to provide attractive incentives to its employees and to the employees who have options that go up in value as they help the company succeed, according to columnist Sverre Roang. In this WTN...

Whether it's tech, biotech, or "any old job," candidates who do their homework in the job search are more likely to impress their prospective employers. Since knowledge of the business is a growing expectation of chief information officers and other technology managers, this advise is...

During the past fiscal year, a reorganization of UWM's research activities has resulted in the largest total amount of external funding ever earned for research at the university, and now we know how large. The university has announced that it has raised $125 million as...

Following an examination of what went wrong with several large-scale information technology projects, the Assembly Speaker's Task Force on Information Technology Failures has made a series of recommendation on how to fix the problems. Among their fixes are smaller project sizes, less software customization, and...