IT

Friday is becoming a dreaded day at most companies. What used to be seen as the start of the weekend is now the day most employees are advised they no longer have a job. Since the beginning of the year, IT vendors have slashed more than...

In an effort to boost its provision of open source services, Paragon Development Systems has acquired Provident Technologies of Sheboygan. Provident provides identity management and Linux-based IT solutions to clients in eastern and south central Wisconsin. As part of the acquisition, all Provident staff will...

AWR Corp., a California-based developer of high-frequency electronic design automation, has acquired the Mequon software firm Simulation Technology and Applied Research. AWR said it would retain the Simulation Technology operations in Wisconsin under company founder John DeFord. ...

With a seemingly endless stream of job losses, economic survival is on everyone's mind. Accelerate Madison will address the subject from a technology standpoint with a Jan. 22 luncheon program titled “Survival Toolkit for IT Enterprises: Working Smarter in a Challenging Economy.” Panlestists include Rimas...

If you're suddenly unemployed and thinking about starting your own business, your technology set-up is one of your most important considerations. In this WTN guest column, Jerry Norton of Candela Solutions, who usually writes about business accounting, wears the hat of technology consumer as he...

The job market is brutal, but some IT specializations remain in high demand. Many of the hottest roles and skills address issues specific to survival, such as productivity, efficiency and process improvement. Most relevant are those experts who can use technology to help drive profit. Read...

When Thomas Friedman wrote about the world being flat, he wasn't referring to global information technology budgets. Yet that's the state of IT spend entering 2009, according to a recent Gartner, Inc. survey, and that's actually been the case for several years. In this WTN...