Entrepreneurs

OpGen and In-Q-Tel, a firm that identifies technology solutions for the U.S. intelligence community, have partnered in what the companies are calling a strategic investment and development agreement. Colin Dykes, OpGen's chief scientific officer, says the agreement is aligned with OpGen's move to deliver stand-alone...

Small business content, and lots of it, has always been the distinguishing characteristic of a Madison-based online publisher, but now - thanks in part to a bit of independence - it will provide its content via additional web-based tools. The Business Owner's Toolkit, supported...

The UW-Madison School of Business has received a gift totaling $80 million from alumni who have formed the Wisconsin Naming Partnership to support the school's mission. The group has provided a naming gift that will preserve the Wisconsin name for at least 20 years, during...

Has John Jazwiec's outspoken nature finally caught up with him? The controversial Jazwiec denies his resignation from RedPrairie Corp. has anything to do with a recent controversy over an alleged home invasion, but he's heading back to the Chicago area after having been replaced as...

Recognizing that it's a simple matter of economic survival, some rural communities are moving faster than larger suburbs in trying to plan and build new network infrastructure, notes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he said the result could be that rural...

TrafficCast International, a Madison-based provider of digital traffic data, has sold one of its travel applications to the Business Contingency Group, a leader in disaster recovery and emergency management planning services. The software will serve the Business Contingency Group's emergency operation and management centers. ...

Gartner fellow Tom Austin doesn't necessarily believe that information technology is immaterial to business transformation because there are any number of examples where IT does matter if it is used to enable a persistent strategic advantage. During a presentation at the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2007,...