IT

You've heard of famous “Dream Teams” in basketball (think 1992 Olympics) and in legal circles (think O.J. Simpson), but how about a technology Dream Team of Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs? In this edition of DEMO Letter, Chris Shipley's dreams include a “what...

IT failures on expensive and high-risk projects in state agencies have gobbled up both newsprint and tax dollars, but not every state IT dollar has been wasted, notes columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still toasts one state IT investment that actually...

Citing the need to achieve profitability, Hutchinson Technology, which owns one of the Chippewa Valley's largest manufacturing plants, is cutting back its Eau Claire workforce by 165 workers. Hutchinson manufactures suspension assembly products for disk drives for the computer industry, and sales have slumped...

A new benchmarking technique has the potential to save a substantial amount of money in any Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, but the first step is to have effective IT change management in place. In this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, project management professional Jerry Norton explains why...

A bill that would trade Wisconsin's city-by-city regulation of the cable television industry for statewide video franchises has stalled in the State Senate, mostly due to political inertia, according to columnist Tom Still. In this presentation of Inside Wisconsin, he notes that if Wisconsin is...

Madison software executive Jan Eddy, who has battled personal health and business problems in recent years, will receive the 2007 “Seize the Day” award from the Wisconsin Technology Council. Eddy will be presented the award and will speak June 13 during the annual Wisconsin Entrepreneur's...

Lindsay Stone & Briggs' annual Brandworks University is focused on niche marketing, which offers an alternative to the “one-size-fits-all” approach. Conference speaker Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine and author of a best-selling book on niche markets, explains how the Internet is helping to drive...