IT

The number of high-tech jobs in all industries Silicon Valley declined by 86,000, or 16.5 percent, between 2001 and 2008, according a federal study of employment trends in the valley. In the study released last month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) identified 11 industries...

Encouraged by the billions of dollars in government funding, technology companies are making a big push to help bring computerized health records into small-office physician practices. This is crucial if the goal of bringing doctors’ offices into the computer age is to be achieved, with its...

A Rochester Institute of Technology professor argues for the preservation of American technology jobs. The professor also discusses the major trends in moving highly paid jobs in technology across the globe. Cost cutting is the name of the game. But at what price for the country? That...

The last days of an outsourcing contract are the perfect time for customers to bargain with their IT service providers for better service and prices. Yet few customers take advantage of that end-of-life leverage, and those who do often wield the power as a cudgel...

In a sharp reversal to extensive cutbacks in their U.S. workforces, Hewlett-Packard and IBM are opening service and support centers in three small towns across the U.S. that are expected to employ about 4,000 people in total. Read Bob Evans full Global CIO column>> ...

A partnership announced in June will allow a new nanotechnology company in the area to use UW-Eau Claire facilities, including the Materials Science Center, for research and provide internships to science majors. Resonant Microsystems Inc., which specializes in micro electrical mechanical systems, will do quality control...

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI - Police Officer Jon Cvengros has cut the amount of time he spends conducting traffic stops in half. The Mount Pleasant officer said he can finish a single-citation traffic stop in about five or six minutes and spends even less time writing municipal...

The U.S. government plans to hire more than 11,500 IT professionals over the next three years, according to a survey of federal agencies. The actual number of new hires may be much more than that, as the survey by the non-profit Partnership for Public Service is...

In the 1870s the federal government, the state government, the railroad companies and a handful of land prospectors were hammering out deals that would open up the Northwoods timber resources to the national marketplace by laying a system of railroad tracks. Today a similar coalition of...