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The state budget contains several new reporting requirements for information technology projects in the University of Wisconsin System, much to the chagrin of Ed Meachen, the system's associate vice president of learning and information technology. Meachen makes no bones about his distain for new requirements...

EDS futurist Jeff Wacker, the keynote speaker at last week's Wisconsin Early-Stage Symposium, thinks he knows how companies will deal with projected information technology labor shortages. This is his boldest prediction, and it's packaged in this second part of a WTN Visions interview along with...

Tom Koulopoulos didn't have to stay home to have the customer service experience from heck; no, Tom had to go around the world (to South Korea) for this episode involving his cell phone. In this edtion of the Innovation Zone, he finds common ground...

Sonic Foundry's annual revenues totaled $16.7 million, or 33 percent year-over-year growth, but the company also reported a loss of loss of $6.4 million or $0.18 per share in fiscal 2007. The company, which manufactures the MediaSite communications tool, continues to sell mostly to educational...

Does anyone believe the major presidential candidates could wax eloquently on high-speed broadband without a lot of coaching from their handlers? Columnist James Carlini doubts it very much, yet he noted that they may want to get up to speed and embrace this issue and...

Widgets of the web variety have been created for personal computing, but like other online social tools they have applications in the enterprise as well. In this edition of Buzz Networks, columnist Paul Gibler recommends them as a way to disseminate your message, build your...

The future of technology is a difficult thing to predict, but the fact that several previous forecasts already are strewn along the side of the information super highway doesn't prevent EDS futurist Jeff Wacker from making some bold predictions, or dispensing advice to chief information...

A well-drafted license agreement can be crucial to a start-up firm's successful exploitation of technology, says Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this edition of Early Stage, Boucher notes that the significance of a license agreement extends beyond the licensor and licensee because it may be...