Manufacturing

“We can now declare with certainty that technology has become pervasive,” says John Swainson, president and CEO of CA, Inc., and managing information technology risks associated with that pervasiveness is imperative for IT leaders. If they fail to deal with the quantum leaps in scale...

How important is the CEO-CIO relationship to the mission of today's business organizations? WTN interviewed CA's John Swainson and the Delphi Group's Tom Koulopoulos, two keynoters in our annual CEO-CIO Fusion Symposium, and they confirmed that the relationship is more important than ever - a...

The capital markets are warming to technologies that are eco-friendly, and they are prepared to pick the winners, whether it be solar over biomass or ethanol over biodiesel, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Wisconsin and other states that provide the framework to encourage...

When it comes to technology, the British are more like Boston than Silicon Valley, as DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley has found on her trip across the pond. While getting a snapshot of the U.K. entrepreneurial scene, she has heard not one word about Web...

In a move that addresses a critical need of shippers, RedPrairie Corp. has agree to purchase and GEOCOMtms, a fleet management software company based in Quebec City. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is expected to close by the end of February....

What do CIOs want from their chief executive officers? It's a question that turns the tables a bit on CEO expectations, but as the CEO-CIO relationship becomes increasingly vital to the success of business organizations, that issue is becoming just as important as what CEOs...

Already known for its energy efficient building solutions and its attempts to build a next-generation hybrid car battery, Milwaukee's Johnson Controls is delving deeper into the alternative energy business. The Milwaukee-based company has established a renewable technologies unit that will develop geothermal, solar, biomass, wind,...

Two Wisconsin companies have been selected to make presentations to potential investors during the annual Cleantech Venture Capital Forum in San Francisco. The companies, Orion Energy Systems of Plymouth and Best Energies of Madison, will present before a forum that has raised more than $700...