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An e-mail from an Appleton tech executive got DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley thinking about how mobile phone software would function if women were in charge of interface design. Her vision? More products that work well....

Plans for Milwaukee's first technology-oriented BarCamp are underway, and organizers eventually would like to attract people from throughout Wisconsin and beyond. They are promising 24 hours of tech focus in late September, and "campers" will have a major say in content and activities....

Air travel got turned on its head again last week, as British authorities broke up a plot to smuggle explosives aboard U.S.-bound aircraft. For the sake of security, we’ll all wait a little longer at baggage claim, but it could be worse, writes Chris Shipley....

Aurora Health Care has demonstrated its capacity to stay current with the adoption of information technology, according to recent survey results from Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine....

Maas instruction: In the latest installment of WTN Media's CIO Leadership Series, Bruce Maas, interim CIO at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offers a diverse model for private-sector employers who are looking to fill information technology positions....

In the last couple years, many organizations tried to stretch the serviceability of their technology infrastructure. Rather than spending money to upgrade, they figured they could make do with what they had in place. But has that hesitation to upgrade technology hurt their viability and...

A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and physician with ties to the entertainment industry is developing a software product to train medical students. The ultimate objective of Fred Kron, proprietor of Medical Cyberworlds, is to transform the doctor-patient relationship....

Casting their lot with the Internet, two brothers who also happen to be avid fishermen have developed an online resource that could deliver consolidated information on fishing conditions and lake destinations in Wisconsin and beyond. ...

Despite what the purveyors of doom claim, Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights, or TABOR, actually was very beneficial to that state's economy, according to Republican legislator Frank Lasee, author of Wisconsin's proposed TABOR amendment. In this Guest Column, Lasee responds to recent criticisms of the...