IT

Apple's Steve Jobs has managed, at least temporarily, to change the subject from the backdating of stock options to a revolutionary new multimedia product, the iPhone. Just how revolutionary is the iPhone, and who might it put out of business? Columnist James Carlini offers a...

Above all else, information technology must support an organization's core mission and its people. Peter Strombom, the retiring vice president and CIO of Meriter Hospital, learned long ago that it's all about the users – after being admonished by a physician....

Continuing its pattern of growth by acquisition, a Chicago-based data security provider has purchased SecurePipe, an Illinois managed security provider with 25 employees in Wisconsin. AmbironTrustWave says it will use SecurePipe's Madison-based location as its primary network operation center....

Michael J. Dunn will step down as executive vice president and dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin, a position he has held for the past 12 years. He will become a distinguished professor in the Medical College's Department of Medicine once a replacement is...

The world is advancing on the United States in terms of high-tech science and engineering talent. If the U.S. is going to retain its technological and competitive edges, it must move beyond its skill and drill approach to education and leverage the power of computer...

How does an organization like TDS Telecom build a culture of innovation, and therefore encourage process improvements? We asked new CEO Dave Wittwer for the answer, and he noted that it's part of a reorganization where employees understand that process improvement is part of their...

Before too much of the New Year passes, DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley wanted to share some additional reader predictions for 2007 and beyond. These forecasts pertain to business intelligence, which could be shaken more than stirred in the forthcoming years. ...

Corporate officers and directors have been found personally liable for IP infringement if they intentionally, actively, and knowingly assist in the corporation's infringement. To minimize those risks, Madison attorney Gina Carter, in this inaugural edition of IP Law, explains the circumstances and scenarios that lead...

Compatibility issues and required computer upgrades will make adoption of the new Microsoft Windows Vista enterprise operating system a "slow go" in 2007 and perhaps even 2008, according to Wisconsin technology officers. While the system has its strengths, they advise IT departments to watch...