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Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy

NCCN announces open registration for a west coast session of NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology(TM) School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business scheduled for July 9 - 10, 2009 in San Francisco. This new educational offering is designed to give pharmaceutical and biotech p...

For Medical Device Makers, a New Software Technology Report, Time to Get Rid of Your Old Code from Full Spectrum Software

Many medical device makers have older products, with old yet still functional software code bases. In this Software Technology Report, Full Spectrum Software offers a guide to updating documentation for existing code and creating the software specifications to write new modern software for your m...

Free White Paper Now Available: How to get the most from your visit to electronica 2008 in Munich

A free paper helps visitors to electronica 2008 in Munich and covers topics such as finding multilingual help, electronica information available on the visitor hotline, sources of pre-show information useful in planning a trip, online registration benefits, a summary of focus areas, conferences a...

Patients Who Bring Health Information from the Internet Get More Time with Doctor

94% of physicians report that patients bring health information from the Internet to discuss during office visits. The majority of physicians who have patients discussing information in the office report they spend more time with these patients as a result. New York, N...

Michigan Life Science Network: Virtual Companies Get Global Reception

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In only a few days since the announcement of tomorrow's launch, the Michigan Life Science Network has already received dozens of inquiries from around the world to do business with the new Michigan Virtual Companies. The Michigan Virtual BioPharma Com...

Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires

Cleanup and rebuilding teams responding to the devastation across Greece caused by this summers deadly fires are getting help from space. A series of crisis map products based on satellite acquisitions of affected areas are being provided to aid damage assessment efforts following the activation o...

E-Commerce 3.0: Can we get it right the third time around?

The New York Times surveyor of all things e-commerce will speak to cutting-edge Madisonians Thursday evening at the monthly Accelerate Madison meeting, held at Club Majestic, 115 King Street in downtown Madison. Nationally known Bob Tedeschi, New York Times e-commerce columnist, will speak abo...

Let's Get Serious

Those who attended the BIO2003 Conference in Washington D.C. two weeks ago no doubt had an eye opening experience. First, it was attended by over 16,000 people from around the world and second, because it was filled with dignitaries such as President Bush, Secretary Tommy Thompson and our own Gover...

Lets Get Serious: Another Look

Editors Note: John Byrnes Lets Get Serious Column that first appeared on The Wisconsin Technology Network on July 17, 2003 stimulated a great deal of mail with healthy debate and discussion among many members of our audience. Here is another look at the same topic that should help to clarify Mr....

Let's Get Serious About Manufacturing!

On July 17th John Byrnes made the following statements in his guest column that appeared on The Wisconsin Technology Network: Its time to get serious. It is time to stop obsessing about the continual decline in traditional manufacturing jobs there is nothing we can do about it. These comments surp...

JohnLets Get Serious - Manufacturing is a critical part of the Wisconsin economy

Editor's Note: This is one of the many letters and e-mails that we received after running John Byrnes "Let's Get Serious" column on July 17, 2003. See below for other related articles. I read your article, Lets Get Serious, on the Wisconsin Technology Network webpage the week of Harley Davids...

Wisconsin to Get Serious about E-Government

A report card issued in November by a Washington, DC, think tank slammed Wisconsins efforts at implementing electronic government initiatives. But projects currently underway in Madison could raise that score, according to the states CIO, Matt Miszewski. Miszewski, who works within the Departme...

Did You Get My E-Mail?

The only thing shorter than a New York minute is an email one. Does this conversation sound familiar? Did you get my email? What email? The one I sent you today. I didnt get the email. When did you send it? 15 minutes ago. So it goes. A recent survey by TargetX, an email marketing firm...

Part 1 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Editors Note: Michael J. Weymier, PMP, is founder of PM Maturity and joins the Wisconsin Technology Network as a columnist. In this new column, Continuous Improvement, Weymier will be exploring the various aspects of project management as part of an exclusive series for WTN. Part 1 So, ...

Part 2 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Michael J. Weymier, PMP, is founder of PM Maturity and joins the Wisconsin Technology Network as a columnist. He will be exploring the various aspects of project management as part of a WTN-excusive series. This article is part two of the series. TQM - survival is optional Deming is repor...

Part 3 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

TOC Why common sense in project management isnt always so common Despite more than 40 years of critical path-project scheduling, most projects are still late, over budget and without the results they promised. Whats the problem? What should we do? After the project is over we rationalize tha...

Part 4 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

Part 4) COBIT Governance or anarchy - your choice! So what does government have to do with continuous improvement? Oh sorry! I didnt mean government -- I meant governance ! Theres a relationship between good government and good governance. You could say that government caused governan...

Part 5 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

CMM / CMMI Evolution, not revolution Your business card reads project manager. You just paid your annual PMI membership dues. Youve been to training, regularly participate in seminars and sleep with scholarly journals under your pillow (osmosis). The methodology on your desk is almost worn ou...

Entrepreneurs get crash course for building a successful company

The second annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference got off to a dynamic start on Tuesday morning at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, treating at least a hundred entrepreneurs and industry representatives to a crash course in making a new company a success. The entrepreneurial boot camp was designed ...

Part 6 Project Performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

6 Sigma the Greeks would be proud So how many boards can you break with one whack? Or, a better question might be, how many projects can you juggle at one time? Even more important what projects are on your plate? Are they the ones that will best improve your organizations position in the m...

Milwaukee Brewers to get X-ray machine

Milwaukee The Milwaukee Brewers will soon have their own on-site digital X-ray system to diagnose injured players at Miller Park, officials announced Thursday. Eastman Kodak Company, through its Health Imaging division, will provide a Directview CR 850 computer-operated radiography sy...

How to get through tech-sector networking events alive

Remember the poor guy who got his hand stuck in a crevice and had to cut off his own arm to get free? This is like interviewing your 2-year-old nephew: Whats your name? Whats your doggies name? Where is your nose? This could happen to you, too. You find yourself at a Midwest technology networki...

UW-Whitewater center helps inventors get to market

Whitewater, Wis. Despite all the financial and mental effort put into creating a product, without the right marketing it will never get past a limited release or even a prototype. A source of guidance and research moving further into the spotlight is the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center . ...

Whining should not get in the way of innovation

Nicholas Carr is at it again. He's making sensational, not entirely accurate, extrapolations about the future of IT in business based on current conditions, which is nice work if you can get it. In May 2003 the Harvard Business Review published an article by Carr titled IT Doesn't Matter. The ...

Human cloning plans get blessing from British government

First Dolly, now human embryos. This weeks announcement out of Kings College London that Professor Ian Wilmut, who cloned Dolly the sheep, has been granted a license by the British government to clone human embryos is sure to spark fresh hopes among disease sufferers, scientists and advocacy g...

Innovation prize-winner would help firefighters get out alive

FireSite shows where beacons and other firefighters are with lights in a mask since in a big fire you cant see anything else. Video or projected heads-up displays may be in FireSites future. Jason Stitt/WTN Madison, Wis. Tools for firefighters and fishermen won the day at the University of W...

Lead, follow or get out of the way

What happens in your community when power stands still? A. Things stall; nothing gets done. B. Fingers begin to wag; its always someone elses fault. C. Young professionals shake their heads and start their own initiative. If you answered "C," you might be living in a Next Generati...

Madison biotechs get Commerce grants

Governor Doyle announced Tuesday that two Dane county businesses will receive funding for their technology development projects through the Department of Commerce Technology Assistance Grant program. BioSystem Development LLC of Middleton, will receive $11,250 to assist in its development of...

Californian stem-cell efforts get new rules, attract lawsuits

The leaders of California's $3 billion bond initiative to fund stem-cell research, under pressure from advocacy groups, have voted in new rules against conflicts of interest. Ten of the initiative's 29 board members hold significant stock in or serve on the boards of biotech companies, the Sacra...

Tommy Thompson to get RFID implant

Madison, Wis. - Tommy Thompson distinguished himself as the first Wisconsin governor elected to four consecutive terms, and he has now set a new precedent: the first Wisconsin governor to be tagged with radio frequency identification for digital access to his medical records. Tommy Thompson ...

IT - Does everybody get a vote?

Madison, Wis. Sir Winston Churchill was once quipped, "Democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried." Certainly one of the challenges of democracy is that it encourages a confusion of popularity with leadership, and this poses a dilemma for conducting b...

UW professors get grants to engage technology for course delivery

Madison, Wis. -- UW-Madison Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Steve Cramer and Engineering Physics professor Jake Blanchard have both received approximately $40,000 from the John and Jean Berndt Technology-Enhanced Learning Initiative to develop innovative teaching approaches. Cra...

Why can't your computer get frustrated, too?

Brookfield, Wis. -- Anyone working with a computer has those moments when things go wrong and then just go wrong again. It could be an everyday operating system feature, a difficult level in a video game or a diagnostic tool in an industrial setting. The user gets annoyed, angry and frustrated a...

Keeping Wisconsin supplied with energy won't get any easier

Madison, Wis. -- We take it for granted the lights will always be on in Wisconsin. Sure, we know tornadoes and ice storms can temporarily bring down power lines and interrupt electrical service to our homes and businesses. But most of us believe affordable power will always be there - day in, d...

Wisconsin early-stage companies must position themselves to get capital

Madison, Wis. - On Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, Calif., which is the venture capital version of Wall Street, the talk these days is of a "boomlet" in deal-making. Technology firms that only a few years ago were lucky to get a meeting with a venture capitalist are now entertaining multiple offe...

UW-Eau Claire chemistry faculty get $600,000 in NSF grants

Eau Claire, Wis . Faculty in the chemistry department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire have secured more than $600,000 in grant money from the National Science Foundation in recent weeks funds that will help them purchase state-of-the-art instrumentation and support faculty-student rese...

Promega to get early access to WARF technologies under new agreement

Madison, Wis. -- Promega Corp. of suburban Madison will gain early review and easier access to new and existing life science technologies that Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has available for licensing, under a new agreement signed by the two parties, Promega announced Tuesday. ...

Three firms get state tech development grants

Madison, Wis. -- Three Wisconsin businesses will receive funding for technology development projects from the state Department of Commerce Technology Assistance Grant (TAG) and Technology Venture Fund (TVF) Programs. The projects are as follows: SonoPlot, Inc. is a Madison company establis...

Eight tech companies get Commerce grants

Eight Wisconsin companies will receive state grants under the Department of Commerce's Technology Assistance Grants program, the governor's office said on Monday: InvivoSciences LLC, Wauwatosa: $15,000 for planning and grant writing. Developing tests to measure physiological responses of cell...

Tech companies get commerce loans for new ventures

Wisconsin businesses making navigation and medical devices will receive funding for technology development projects from the state Department of Commerce Technology Venture Fund program. FireSite, LLC, is a Madison company established to develop a navigational tool for firefighters. It will re...
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