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Even after some the most widely publicized corporate scandals in American history, the boards of directors of too many companies are headed down a slippery slope, according to columnist Ron Kral. In this installment of Boardroom Perspectives, he warns that business boards must assert themselves...

Fearless forecaster Chris Shipley, author of the DEMO Letter, offers her 2007 technology predictions and invites readers to do the same. Among her forecasts is the belief that the hype surrounding Web 2.0 will fade, and that businesses will once again capture the attention of...

Image guidance and adaptive treatment has placed TomoTherapy among the top radiation therapy providers. As CEO Fred Robertson explains, its ability to remain there is dependent on a novel platform technology that will enable future software innovation. ...

Google's use of publication headlines and images as part of its Google News product raises several copyright issues, according to columnist and attorney Deborah Wilcox. In this edition of IP Online, she writes that several lawsuits filed against Google could clarify copyright law in the...

TrafficCast International, a Madison-based developer of traffic information, has secured a $1 million line of credit with SVB Silicon Valley Bank. The capital will support TrafficCast's deployment of cellular probe technology in Shanghai, China, and the development of its travel information products in the United...

With the help of two corporate sponsors, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has formally launched UWM Research Foundation, a fund-raising arm designed to promote technology transfer. The foundation will be aligned with the new Milwaukee 7 campaign for regional economic cooperation....

Could your company pass an information systems audit? In a recent analysis of 400 public companies, a fair number reported IT-related material weaknesses, and auditors are paying more attention to such deficiencies. According to Boardroom Perspectives columnist Jerry Norton, most of the problems are...

Tushaus Computer Services' purchase of Third Millennium Design, Inc. add the capacity to serve Apple computer products. The Milwaukee-based PC service provider plans to continue operations from its suburban Milwaukee and Oshkosh offices, maintain Third Millennium's downtown Milwaukee location, and add key personnel from Third...

The attention pendulum definitely has swing toward Web consumerism, but it won't be long until it swings back to the enterprise, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. Companies that prepare to meet the enterprise need eventually will have their day in the sun. ...

Madison's TrafficCast International, Inc., has licensed data tools from LandSonar, a San Francisco company that offers traffic data models for all the road systems in the continental United States. The combined products could provide TrafficCast customers with more efficient navigation systems....