IT

After gaining new insight into pressing IT issues from some of the leading people and organizations in the field, attendees at the recent Fusion 2008 symposium in Madison came away energized and ready to take on the challenges they face. Attendees shared impressions and take-aways...

GE Healthcare has the clinical experience and relationships. NBC Universal has the content and consumer relationships. Between the two companies, those involved in the partnership hope to find synergies that can provide healthcare consumers with a better overall experience and better outcomes. The multi-stage vision...

CIOs have become frustrated as internal improvement projects with strong ROIs are being canceled in the face of tight IT budgets, says Mark McDonald, group VP of Gartner Executive Programs. These efficiency projects have one year paybacks and strong year-over-year benefits, and are well within...

RedPrairie Corp.'s new CEO, Mike Mayoras, has no plans to move the company out of the state, unlike his predecessor, according to an interview with the Small Business Times. Mayoras said Monday that the company wants to be part of the local community....

Private information is increasingly being collected and used, and columnist Paul Gibler weighs in on cases where this has riled consumers. He also gives recommendations on how companies should approach consumer privacy and make sure their policies and employees are aligned to avoid unfortunate incidents....

When it comes to major technology project failures, the problems often begin in the project's initial stages, according to attorney Erik Phelps. That means negotiating detailed, iron-clad contracts that serve the interests of both technology adopter and vendor. These deals are not rocket science, but...

Sonic Foundry has received an initial delisting warming from the Nasdaq Stock Market that basically says, “get your stock price consistently over $1 or else.” The company's stock price had traded below that floor for 30 consecutive business days. ...

Small businesses have a difficult time keeping pace with the never-ending technological march, especially when they tend not to have large, dedicated information technology staffs. In this look at the small business technology dilemma, WTN spoke to several vendors who work in the small-business space,...

Healthcare analytics may provide the opportunity to bring to health systems the business intelligence solutions that help other industries improve their decision making and operational performance. In the healthcare realm, IBM has introduced new analytics tools with the promise of improving quality reporting outcomes, business...

Milwaukee's private sector is trying to bridge the gap between local universities and businesses, and one catalyst in that effort will be a new cyber infrastructure that is being developed by the new Milwaukee Institute. The institute is launching the computational power initiative to spur...