IT

While the Australian and New Zealand tech markets have yet to catch the Web 2.0 craze, there is plenty of no-nonsense IT in both lands. DEMO columnist Chris Shipley recently visited the Aussies and the Kiwis to get the lowdown on down-under tech companies, and...

If Milwaukee and Wisconsin want to capture their fair share of the creative economy, they had better abandon their usual way of doing things, according to RedPrairie Corp.'s John Jazwiec. That means significantly lower taxes, an end to the welfare system, and a greater commitment...

Milwaukee residents and businesses will have to wait a little longer for citywide wireless Internet service. City administrators apparently have lost patience with Midwest Fiber Networks, the firm it originally selected to build the system, and is courting two larger firms - Earthlink and Cellnet....

Pretexting was used to spy on Hewlett Packard's Board of Directors, with the result being the "Exxon Valdez" of the technology sector, writes columnist James Carlini. The recent corporate intrigue offers several lessons in business leadership, not the least of which is what happens when...

Since most effective search engine optimization (SEO) tactics require good information about keywords, marketers may want to employ a little cloudy vision, according to columnist Troy Janisch. The use of keyword density - the creation of a keyword cloud - can help boost your website's...

An amendment that would allow companies that are majority-owned by venture capital firms to apply for Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer grants is on its way to the U. S. House Small Business Committee. The measure has some worried that these grants will...

What can Milwaukee and Madison have to gain by collaborating? Plenty, according to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who appeared with Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz in a forum of the Wisconsin Innovation Network. In an interview with WTN Media, Barrett outlined his vision for the M2...

The hottest new web programming tool, Ruby on Rails, is threatening to take market share from Sun Microsystem's Java and Microsoft's .Net. In this look at Ruby, Madison Area Technical College professor Eric Knapp gives the platform his benediction. ...

James Carlini could not be more unimpressed with Project Lightspeed, an AT&T broadband initiative that offers nothing out of the ordinary in terms of speed. In fact, most broadband systems with copper connections just don't have enough "giddy up," he writes in this edition of...