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Kathleen Sebelius begins her first day today as Department of Health and Human Services secretary, having garnered Senate confirmation Tuesday evening in a 65-31 vote. During debate on her nomination earlier that day, Senate Democrats had praised Sebelius as possessing impeccable credentials for the challenges...

The possibility of a widespread swine flu outbreak is prompting companies to think about business continuity and how options such as telework may become a necessity. Companies that have solid telework plans in place are in good shape, says Chuck Wilsker, president and CEO of The...

If a pandemic hit Madison, canceling a football game at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Camp Randall would protect thousands from exposure to illness. However, the economic cost would be substantial for stadium workers and employees at nearby restaurants and businesses if widespread, prolonged illness forced...

General Electric announced today that it has achieved a breakthrough in digital storage technology that will it to store standard-size discs to hold the equivalent of 500GB or 100 DVDs. The current technology is in the labs right now but, could become commercially available in the...

As the economy continues to weaken, public CIOs find themselves increasingly involved with economic development. The latest to join this small but influential group of government IT leaders is Colorado CIO Michael Locatis. Last week, Locatis joined Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter on a two-day economic...