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Many IT shops foolishly refer to “the customer” not only as the people who buy the company's products, but to people in other business units that need something from IT. In this edition of Breakthrough IT, columnist Patrick Gray says this distinction is counter-productive because...

TomoThearpy, a Madison-based medical device manufacturer, netted more than $180 million from an initial public offering earlier this year, and now wants to sell an addition 8.5 million shares of stock. The company has filed a registration statement for a secondary offering, but his time...

The role of information technology in driving leaner, more profitable manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, not to mention positioning the state's key economic engine to compete in the global economy, is unassailable. But even though IT's value is widely accepted, the adoption of information technology in...

Several Wisconsin companies have made a very prestigious technology ranking, the Information Week 500. The annual list honors the American companies that demonstrate the most innovative uses of technology, and includes Wisconsin stalwarts like CUNA Mutual Group, Kohl's Corp., Foley and Lardner, and CDW Corp.,...

When it comes to replacing legacy systems, sometimes business organizations don't know what they have until they try to replace it. After years of upgrades and patches and other "work-arounds," the cost of ownership becomes too much and it's time to implement something modern, but...

To meet a growing demand for collaboration and communication tools, the Chicago-based PointBridge has opened an office in Brookfield. PointBridge, a Microsoft solutions provider, is looking to better serve its client base in metropolitan Milwaukee and Greater Madison....

The prevalence of online banners and text ads have made all but the most annoying online ads nearly transparent to online users, reports Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. To stand out from the crowd, he writes that some marketers are turning to a simple, relevant, and...