IT

Marshall & Ilsley Corp., a Milwaukee-based financial services corporation, has announced its plan to split off Metavante Corp. into an independent public company with the help of a New York private equity firm. Metavante, which offers banking and payments technologies to financial services firms and...

Has your network infrastructure plan collapsed? asks columnist James Carlini. If so, the author of Carlini's Comments points to Fort Wayne, Ind. as a community that is both “wired and inspired,” and he advises Midwestern states to drive a hard bargain with “telcos” that want...

Six men have pled guilty in Milwaukee after selling millions of dollars worth of illegal copies of Rockwell Automation software over the Internet. The illegal copies were sold in more than 600 separate auctions on eBay, the Internet auction site....

Laurie Benson, CEO of Inacom Information Systems, does not lose much sleep over information technology, but that doesn't mean her executive life is free from concern. In this Visions interview with WTN, she champions the Make Mine A Million campaign, and explains her company's approach...

Mad City Broadband will add access points inside of apartment buildings to improve the signal reliability and speed of its wireless Internet service. During the initial months of the service, weak signals and slow speeds have been a frequent complaint of would-be customers in multi-tenant...

Not all health information technology is visible to patients or represents a glamorous example of highly publicized technology. At Children's Hospital and Health System in Milwaukee, a simple portal has been employed to tie patient data together, and present caregivers a full picture of their...

The all-digital Saint Clare's Hospital has provided caregivers with real-time access to patient information, and its information technology officer was able to design its technological profile from the ground up. Before St. Clare's treated its first patient, Tanya Townsend and a multi-disciplinary team were laying...

Many real estate developments are technologically obsolete, and therefore diminished in value, writes columnist James Carlini. Do their appraisals even reflect this? Not always, and that's why due diligence must be performed on the power and connectivity issues. ...

The information technology talent pool is shallower than it used to be, and that's creating all kinds of challenges for companies in Wisconsin and beyond. In this first part of our series on IT workforce development, WTN looks at some unfavorable demographics that practically compel...

Chris Shipley couldn't wait to be disconnected as she headed for a vacation to the tiny island nation of Maldives, a beautiful and surprisingly tech-savvy spot in the Indian Ocean. Much to her chagrin, the author of DEMO Letter wasn't as "off the grid" as...