IT

As more companies enforce across-the-board pay cuts and unpaid furloughs, a rising tide of IT professionals is seeing its annual compensation decline and must decide whether to switch employers as a result. Among the companies that have instituted broad pay cuts this year are National Public...

Hewlett-Packard's CEO, Mark Hurd, is raising issues with cloud computing, on everything from its name to its ability to offer a secure environment. There's a lot that Hurd likes about the cloud computing environment, but he told attendees at Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo Tuesday that more work is...

Google will soon launch a music service, according to a post at Tech Crunch and the company has spent the last several weeks securing content for the launch of the service from the major music labels. One source has referred to the new service as...

This won't be a long post so I'm going to make you wait until the end before revealing the sum of money this plaintiff wants to extract from Gartner because Gartner had the audacity to relegate its software to "niche player" status in the firm's...

Hospitals and medical practices are scrambling to deploy e-medical record and other clinical information systems to meet federal requirements for the more than $20 billion in stimulus incentives included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. And that means many of them are expanding their...

Jim Collins has researched and written extensively about the characteristics of successful companies. Recently he has published a short book, “How the Mighty Fall,” describing the characteristics of companies that fail. Collins defines five stages of decline prior to the company’s failure. Thinking...

The majority of Wisconsin - based technology vendors executives who responded to a recent survey rate Wisconsin's economy as poor or only fair, perceptions about the state's economy amongst those executives shifted positively from the second quarter to the third quarter. The survey did not...

Sajan, a Wisconsin - based on-demand translation technology and services, has announced the formation of Sajan Software, Ltd., a new wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to advancing cloud-based translation technologies. Sajan selected Dublin, Ireland as the headquarters for Sajan Software based on Ireland's reputation as a business-friendly...

The latest figures from the National Science Foundation confirm what many people in Wisconsin already knew: the UW-Madison is one of the nation's leading research universities. The numbers also underscore the fact that academic research and development isn't confined to the labs and research offices...

Tom Olson has been selected as the new chief investment officer for the University of Wisconsin Foundation, succeeding David Erickson, the foundation said Tuesday. Erickson left to become chief investment officer forAscension Health, a hospital conglomerate with home offices in St. Louis. Olson a UW-Madison...