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Search engine marketing campaigns are not meant to be created and left alone, they must be actively managed, according to Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. In fact, "SEM" campaigns should be managed and adjusted as assiduously as investment portfolios, Janisch writes. ...

Seven more companies, most of them start ups, have been qualified by the state Department of Commerce for the state's Angel Investor and Venture Fund Tax Credit programs. Under the programs, people who invest in these companies are eligible for state tax credits. ...

Municipal governments have to become more dynamic as costs go up for services and people tire of tax increases, observes columnist James Carlini. That starts with not viewing services, old or new, as just another "cost of doing business." ...

Tommy Thompson, two days after launching a presidential bid, is positioning himself as the "idea candidate" of the 2008 presidential race. At the recent Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association annual conference, he outlined a few suggestions to speed the pace of electronic health record...

The decline in IT program enrollments across the state is attributed largely to young people being scared away by the dotcom bust, but now that the technology sectors are bouncing back, what is being done to grow the future IT labor force? In this look...

Computer security experts note that companies are being hacked all the time, they just don't want customers and government regulators to know it. Whether for fun or for profit, hackers are out to get you, and the current conventional wisdom is to take a comprehensive...

Complementary product lines and exposure to new clients were the motivation for Eagle Technology of Mequon to acquire the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Equipsoft Corp. Eagle, which operates in a mature industry with more then 300 competitors, is looking to expand its client base beyond asset management. ...

The role of Wisconsin businesses in avian flu preparedness and genetic-based medicine will be among the trends explored at the 2006 Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association conference. The annual gathering, which will convene Oct. 12 at the GE Healthcare Institute, will feature addresses by...