IT

Demographics and other forces that point to an IT labor shortage are pretty well locked in, according to workforce experts. Beginning in 2009, the workforce will stop growing, a trend that will take hold for the next 20 years and challenge the creativity of information...

Fiserv has announced the hiring of Richard Jones as executive vice president and chief information officer. Jones, who will report to the CEO, will have oversight responsibility for global infrastructure, technology governance, and technology resources. ...

Metavante Technologies has agreed to acquire the London-based Nomad Payments for $58 million. Nomad provides prepay and debit card processing services and software, and will give Metavante a strong presence in the European market. ...

Madison Development Corp. has announced a second round of funding for its Venture Debt Program, bringing the fund's total capital to $4.274 million. The fund was established to help technology businesses, and among its first-round borrowers were NeoClone, GenTel Biosciences, and Networked Insights....

Like many other aspects of personal finance, the decision to sell your business will depend largely on tax implications. As columnist and attorney Joe Boucher explains in this edition of Early Stage, business owners face a choice between selling their ownership interests or selling their...

Technically skilled people can be lone wolves and tend to have no appetite for managing people, let alone setting business strategy as part of upper management. How, then, do the chief information officers that manage them keep them motivated when they advance to that point...

Two Madison companies have beefed up their management teams with key appointments. Third Wave Technologies has appointed Christopher Burton as senior vice president of sales and marketing, and Parts Now has a new CEO - Bruce Hagen, who held the same position with Conney Safety...