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In his continuing series on early-stage companies, columnist Joe Boucher has covered many of the financing means for new businesses. For many ventures, both new and established ones, real estate is the most expensive asset to finance, but in this edition of Early Stage, Boucher...

Sonic Foundry reported a net loss of $1.59 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter of fiscal 2007, but a more diverse revenue stream helped the Madison-based company jack up its quarterly revenues 31 percent, to $4.7 million....

With apologies to filmmaker Michael Moore, Wisconsin is no "Sicko" when it comes to quality healthcare, but there is always room for improvement, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. One case in point is a new and improved data-management and claims-processing system for Medicaid....

In a post 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina environment, and with frequent warnings about more domestic terrorist attacks, one would think states, counties, and municipalities would be prepared for emergencies, including the deft use of technology. That's not necessarily so, according to columnist James Carlini, and...

Ronald Kraemer, the deputy CIO and associate director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Information Technology, has been appointed the chief information officer for the university. Kraemer, who succeeds interim CIO Ken Frazier, will officially take over on Aug. 15....

Magazines and think-tanks are busy with their annual summer ritual - their “best places” rankings - and their ratings of Wisconsin's business climate are mostly negative, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The mediocre-to- poor business rankings are a cause for concern, especially because...

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has named Colin Scanes as its vice chancellor of research and economic development. Scanes will have the task of advancing university research and maximizing its job-creating potential. ...