IT

The technology industry in Dane County saw its largest single-year job increase in recent years, and its ranks grew to 510 businesses, according to the 2007 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies. The annual directory lists technology businesses in 12 industry clusters, and shows...

Judy Lemke, executive vice president and CIO for the Green Bay-based Schneider National, doesn't have to worry much about establishing boardroom credibility. Lemke, who was recruited by Schneider after she had retired in the Twin Cities, came to the company with boardroom "cred," and now...

John Gee, a technology executive with a background in the Bay Area technology industry, is the new president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin. He succeeds William C. Mortimore, who has been serving in an interim capacity....

In today's business climate, companies must understand how technology may evolve when entering into business arrangements with other parties, according to IP Online columnist Deb Wilcox. The recent dispute involving two cultural icons, Apple Computer and Apple Corps, the Beatle's record company, is a case...

Do we really need workers from overseas, or do we need to re-employ those that have lost IT and tech jobs in the last five years?” asks columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he talks about the salary-slicing impact of luring H-1B...

There may be fewer and fewer excuses for Wisconsin companies that are not actively pursuing college students for IT jobs. A team of students from Madison Area Technical College fared well in recent cyber defense competitions, showing they are ready to meet the growing need...

The man who led Fiserv from a small private company to a multi-billion dollar corporation will be inducted this month into the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame. Leslie Muma, Fiserv's president and chief operating officer from 1984 to 1999, will join three other new inductees....

Customer engagement is the mantra of new and aggressive attempts to reach the public through new-media concepts. In this edition of Buzz Networks, columnist Paul Gibler looks at four companies that have revamped their approach and now are using web-based media to good effect....