IT

If you believe there is no information technology strategy that is separate and distinct from the business objectives of a company, you're in good company. Most chief executives believe so too, which is changing and expanding the role of chief information officers. Thinking strategically, and...

Datakeep, a Madison records management firm, has been acquired by the San Francisco-based Access Information Management. The transaction coincides with the retirement of original owners Karl and Janet Wellensiek....

In a letter to lawmakers, Gov. Jim Doyle and Department of Administration Secretary Michael Morgan said the department has decided to postpone implementation of its integrated business information system project. The DOA cited the state's fiscal situation for the postponement of the enterprise resource-planning project,...

Gov. Jim Doyle has awarded $231,000 in community development zone tax credits to accommodate expansion at AVISTA, Inc. The Platteville software engineering firm will use the money to expand its office space in the Platteville Business Incubator. ...

Whenever a software vendor tries to dictate the terms of a software license, the purchasing company should consider it a red flag, advises columnist and attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, Foley says standard vendor agreements should be viewed as a starting...

The technology industry in Dane County saw solid gains in the number of firms and in employment, and stronger growth in revenue, according to the 2008 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies. Despite a slowing economy, the annual directory reports a 1,000-job increase...

The Green Bay area will receive one of 10 workforce training grants to be awarded under Gov. Jim Doyle's Emerging Industries Skills Partnership. The state has awarded an $89,000 grant to the Bay Area Workforce Development Board to coordinate training for advanced manufacturing, computer skills,...

For its support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve, Fiserv has won the “Above and Beyond Award” given by Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense. ESGR recognizes companies that go the extra mile...

Within the commercial real estate markets, those commercial buildings that lack “IQ,” or broadband connectivity, will lose tenants and overall value over the next five years, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains how to measure a building's IQ....

RedPrairie Corp. said its customers will gain robust map rendering capabilities for efficient transportation and fleet management as a result of its new partnership with Telogis, a provider of location-based services and software....