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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...

This week I am attending the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2009 for the 12th consecutive year. It is one of the largest and most important annual gatherings of CIOs and senior IT leaders. There are many influential CIO's & senior-level IT executives with ties to Wisconsin including...

Defects are the last of the seven sources of waste aka Muda (Japanese for waste) in lean thinking. Defects in manufacturing are errors, damage, mistakes and other situations that do not confirm to standards and processes. Defects and defect elimination is...

Schneider National Inc. will begin tracking the work hours of its 13,270 drivers electronically, a significant move in what could turn into a more general shift away from the trucking industry's much-derided paper logbooks. The shift to the electronic system will initially be voluntarily and...

Will Web 3.0 shatter axioms behind your current business model? What are the implications of Web 3.0 for marketing, supply chain management, IT infrastructure and information security? Aged-old assumptions underlying many business models no longer hold true as Web 3.0. Technology changes how we communicate...

Fair use analysis is about as complex as determining whether an older work is protected by copyright. There are hundreds of cases that analyze and apply the fair use factors, including an analysis of the purpose and character of the use, the nature of the...

The University of Wisconsin System was awarded nearly $83 million n stimulus funds, with UW - Madison commanding the majority of that money, receiving $75.5 million for its 236 projects. With more than 800 grant applications submitted from UW - System faculty and staff, Director...

The way traffic moves over the Internet has changed radically in the last five years, according to a new report, and few people have realized it. Arbor Networks measures network performance for its customers, but it has also used its vantage point to look at overall...