IT

The innovation ecosystem of Web 2.0 companies has grown to the point where its sheer volume has created a deafening roar, and spawned countless bloggers interested in tracking their every move. But as DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley asserts, some of the bloggers shed more...

InfoWorld, a San Francisco-based publication, has listed the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee among the leading 100 organizations that have invested in innovative technology. The publicaton cited "PantherFile," the university's Web-based information sharing system, in its latest listing of top emerging technologies....

Genetic knowledge and its healthcare benefits have spawned dozens of genetic testing services, but the practical applications of gene-based discovery have not penetrated healthcare facilities to a great extent. When they do, the ability to predict one's predisposition to disease means the old reactive approach...

TeraMedica, a medical information technology company headquartered in Milwaukee, is contributing to an open source digital imaging and communications toolkit for the healthcare industry. The applications have been under development in Java by a worldwide team of engineers since 2001....

In an about-face, Journal communications has decided to sell its subsidiary, Norlight Telecommunications, to an Indiana-based telecommunications company for $185 million. In April of this year, Journal Communications had announced it would spin off Norlight to its shareholders....

Even with the sale of new and existing homes on the decline, a Wisconsin-based online mortgage lending service continues to enjoy record sales growth. Mortgagebot of Mequon is profiting from the desire of banks and credit unions nationwide to open Web channels to their clients. ...

Following the dark days of the dotcom bust, it's no accident that Wisconsin's web-based businesses are turning the heads of investors, writes Leading IT columnist Geoff Bastow. The likes of Jellyfish.com, Mortgagebot, and NameProtect.com are raising capital with a cutting-edge approach to business and adherence...

The saying ”what goes around comes around” comes to mind as the dotcom era buzz phrase, “The War for Talent,” makes a comeback. In this Next Generation article, columnist Tony DiRomualdo critiques a special report on key talent market trends, and debates one of its...

As webcasting capabilities expand, Internet video technology has begun filling the connectivity gap created by the limitations of air travel and traditional communications media. Local companies are joining the rush to make realistic, comprehensive IP video and rich media a more affordable reality....

Dancing with the Stars might be America's new passion, but dancing with the elephants of big business requires more than Arthur Murray lessons, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. This type of dance can be exhilarating for start-up companies, but first they will have...