IT

Misclassifying employees as independent contractors for unemployment insurance tax purposes can lead to an audit of your business, warns Early Stage columnist Joe Boucher. In this case, the business proprietor will have the burden of proof in defending the contractor status of all similarly classified...

For the second consecutive year, Milwaukee-based ZyStor Therapeutics has been selected to present at the annual InvestMidwest Venture Capital forum. The company, which is developing enzyme replacement therapies to treat rare genetic disorders, is looking to raise $15 million or more for Phase I clinical...

Connecture has quietly become one of Wisconsin's largest software companies, but it would not have happened without some trial and error for technology executive Dan Maynard, according to Leading IT columnist Geoff Bastow. Maynard is on solid ground again after the roller coaster ride of...

Strong economic conditions have provided more optimism for chief information officers, as more CIOs have told Robert Half that they plan to ramp up hiring in the second quarter of 2007. The company's latest hiring report indicates that 14 percent of CIOs plan to add...

A new partnership between GE Healthcare and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to ramp up research into breast cancer. GE Healthcare has signed a multi-year agreement with the university to establish the Center for Research Excellence in Breast Cancer Imaging. ...

Risk management, risk management, risk management. It's become the matra of IT, but not for trivial reasons, according to key presenters during the Fusion 2007 CEO-CIO Symposium. With threats hitting businesses from all directions, and with technology becoming more pervasive and complex, technologists are in...

Has a new Madison business truly found a disruptive new technology for the voice-recognition market? The proprietors believe so, and if they are correct, their voice-recognition technology could save law firms, healthcare facilities, and insurance companies countless hours of transcribing dictations and voice mails....