IT

Fiserv has acquired a Netherlands-based maker of fraud prevention and anti-money laundering software. The acquisition of NetEconomy will enable Fiserv to offer its core processing systems with highly regarded crime-prevention software....

Instructors at Madison Area Technical College would like to see more women going into information technology careers. The percentage of women preparing for IT careers at MATC has dropped below 20 percent, but the college is trying to change that with a series of programs...

Google's entry into radio advertising may have a positive effect on many marketers who aren't using radio, according to columnist Troy Janisch. In this edition of Tech/Know, Troy explains how Google has simplified local and national radio advertising for small business by integrating audio ads...

Even though the State of Wisconsin supports the UW System, most of the “technology transfer” in Wisconsin gets done without direct state funding, notes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Despite this lack of state support, UW-Madison and WARF rank near the top in terms of...

Healthcare information technology faces significant data integration and management challenges, but two Wisconsin organizations believe they have a solution. Marshfield Clinic will install TeraMedica's Evercore software for its ability to integrate clinical content, including medical images. ...

With all the buzz about the need to align information technology with the business, organizations may be forgetting another crucial piece to successful IT implementations - engagement between IT and upper management throughout the process. Rick Davidson, senior vice president of global information services for...

With a major state audit on information technology projects due out in early April, two key state senators are split on whether taxpayers have seen the worst in IT failures in state agencies. One thing that Robert Cowles and Ted Kanavas do agree about, however,...

“You don't get Superman by paying Jimmy Olson wages,” observes columnist James Carlini, which means that downsizing and other cost-cutting personnel decisions made at the height of the dotcom bust are now coming home to roost. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he notes that...

Nearly 50 Wisconsin businesses, including prominent employers like Rockwell Automation, Manpower, and GE Healthcare, have pledged to support health information technology through the use of interoperability standards. The pledge came during a recent visit by Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt, who was here...