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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...

Until recently, online communities have operated as kind of an inner sanctum, but a former University of Wisconsin computer science professor has joined Yahoo in an attempt to leverage such community interaction into business opportunities. Raghu Ramakrishnan, who is forming a working group to explore...

Attention any Wisconsin business that has an office or otherwise does business in the Windy City: If you think Milwaukee is the only place that is having trouble getting its Wi-Fi act together, check out Chicago. Columnist James Carlini explains why Chi-Town needs a wireless...

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has recognized the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation (CATI) for its technology-based economic development programs. CATI, based in Racine, has developed a technology transfer model to help entrepreneurs grow their business. ...

DEMO columnist Chris Shipley enjoys a little Java in the morning, the afternoon, and any other time the Web development platform enables her organization to be part of the World Wide Web. In this edition of DEMO Letter, she toasts the virtues of this technological...

In a tale of two perspectives, a prominent outsider apparently has a loftier view of Wisconsin as a place to do business than outspoken Wisconsin executive John Jazwiec. Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still believes the sale of the home-grown Berbee Information Networks to CDW Corp.,...

GE Healthcare has found a technology partner to provide doctors, regardless of their physical location, with remote access to the conditions of their patients in hospital delivery units. An Ohio hospital will interface GE's Centricity perinatal information system with a technology that provides remote access...

A number of government laws and regulations require businesses to implement policies, procedures, and training to prevent identity theft. Companies that think they are immune and neglect this potential business risk could face substantial penalties and legal costs, warns guest columnist Joseph Campana....

TDS Telecom is betting that its new DSL broadband product will satisfy the need for speed among its small and medium-sized business clients, but there are critics who believe business consumers should demand broadband delivered over fiber rather than copper. ...

The acquisition of Berbee Information Networks by a Fortune 500 technology provider puts the Madison-based company in a position to become more of a national player in information technology, according to Berbee CEO Paul Shain. With its new affiliation with CDW Corp., Berbee will have...