IT

Hewlett-Packard's Kristin Pugh visited Madison last week to address the subject of innovation, and advised smaller businesses to partner with a core group of clients to drive the innovative process. Hewlett-Packard, which has a 600-employee research and development lab, has acquired several smaller companies that...

Oskar Anderson, who administers the state Division of Enterprise Technology, has offered his support for recommendations to improve the success rate of state information technology implementations. The recommendations were contained in a highly critical report issued by the Legislative Audit Bureau....

The Milwaukee Common Council has given an extension to a local company that has been contracted to build its citywide wireless Internet network. Midwest Fiber has until June 7 to finish work in a demonstration area that was supposed to be completed in mid January....

A recently completed audit of information technology projects in key state agencies places the blame squarely on a lack of strong management and oversight on large, high-risk projects. The audit report, which identified 184 IT projects that are expected to cost nearly $300 million, was...

University of Wisconsin scientists are known for their robust research, and now they have a computer network to match. The university has launched a new research network that is one million times the capacity of a typical home broadband connection. ...

University of San Francisco business professor Oren Harari acknowledges that it's a provocative point, but he believes companies in all industry sectors would do well to take a page from Madonna and Willie Nelson. Before you develop images of businesses executives mimicking either, please note...

As part of his tax awareness campaign during the month of April, State Sen. Ted Kanavas is blasting higher phone taxes proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle. The tax increase is part of the proposed 2007-09 state budget. ...