IT

Most of us haven’t had too much direct experience with really bad technology. Technology that doesn’t fit, technology that irritates, technology that confuses, yes, but really, really bad technology, on the scale of the exploding Ford Pintos or more recently SUV-flipping Firestone tires? Not...

Madison, Wis. — To model something as big as the weather, the University of Wisconsin's Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies needed a bigger computer. The institute has begun testing its weather forecast data using the Altix 3700 supercomputer offered by Silicon Graphics Inc....

Madison, Wis. — A Web site connecting companies with potential members of their boards of directors is set to launch later this month. DirectorConnector has started signing up companies and people and will add free search features....

Madison, Wis. — Madison Area Technical College recently finished the first semester of its new degree program in computer security. The curriculum, which will soon be taught at technical colleges all over Wisconsin, will train students fill the IT community’s need for security specialists....

Milwaukee — Within the ever-expanding realm of content management systems (CMS) providers, Northwoods Software sets itself apart by keeping things simple for clients. Forget the gearhead techno-speak. The Milwaukee area firm is about helping people solve communications and business issues through plain talk and better...