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Continuing on his relentless drive to convince city fathers to "get it" on the subject of broadband, columnist James Carlini will be the keynote speaker in October in Milwaukee at "Justice - Media - Wireless (Wi-Fi) & You." In his latest edition of Carlini's Comments,...

Digital capability no longer is a nice thing to have, it's a must thing to have for businesses in a host of industries. But while competitive threats and business capital spending are on the rise, the latter still is a lower percentage of GNP than...

University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Dan Rooney has created a thriving company from the ground up, using soil data as his starting point. With no outside investments, Earth Information Technologies now employs 25 highly educated professionals and does work for agricultural, military, and healthcare agencies....

GSI Commerce, Inc. an e-commerce service provider, has opened its new customer contact center in Eau Claire. The $8 million location is expected to support more than 700 jobs, and offers GSI redundancy in the event the hurricane season disables its customer care center in...

Two start-up companies with unique products have been recognized in a 20-year-old business contest sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. STAGES, LLC, a web-based business that serves the real estate industry, and KingBuilt.com, which markets its heating products to manufacturers, walked away...

You say you've never heard of wikis, that Web 2.0 component that encourages conversations and draws on the power of social computing? According to the Gartner Group, half of all companies will use them internally by 2009, replacing or supplementing Intranet sites. Buzz Networks columnist...

Merge eMed, the radiology arm of Merge Healthcare, has released the latest version of its business and clinical workflow solution, which is designed to improve the business operation of hospitals and clinics. Its success in helping healthcare organizations achieve profitable business growth would help the...

Health officials used information technology to respond to the most recent E. coli outbreak, but they are just beginning to leverage IT in such crises. A combination of federal and Wisconsin-based tools will be employed to deal with future outbreaks. ...

State politicians have stem cells on the brain when it comes to supporting Milwaukee's academic research centers, but Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still argues they should instead focus on making sure those centers collaborate to reach their full potential and advance the region's tech economy....

If you want to know what it takes to survive for 20 years in the brutal world of technology, a Wisconsin-based company provides a constantly-changing blueprint. Paragon Development Systems has evolved from a memory chip broker to a provider of virtual infrastructures with an agile...