New startup to drive collaboration, innovation among institutions

Close to 20 academic leaders from the region's institutions convened at Marquette University on Thursday afternoon to discuss the possibility of an innovation district in the region with greater collaboration among corporations and academics. More »

By Erica Breunlin > August 21, 2014

The answer is not guns, tanks or the National Guard

The chaos in Missouri makes all of us weep. Is there a solution? Yes. More »

By Richard Pieper > August 21, 2014

Wisconsin needs to pay it forward like Silicon Valley

Successful entrepreneurs in Wisconsin need to “pay it forward,” like they do in Silicon Valley. More »

By John Torinus > August 20, 2014

Wisconsin manufacturers are bullish

More than three-fourths of the manufacturing executives responding to The Paranet Group's Mid-Year Survey are forecasting increases in sales at their companies, amplifying several other recent indicators that the economic recovery is gaining steam. More »

By Steve Jagler > August 19, 2014

Ten things you should know about Wisconsin's new trust code

On December 13, 2013, Governor Scott Walker signed the New Wisconsin Trust Code (WTC) into law. With an effective date of July 1, 2014, the WTC fundamentally changes the law that governs Wisconsin trusts, both trusts that existed before and are... More »

By John Herbers > August 12, 2014

Honoring the legacy of Donald Sykes

Recently, Donald Sykes announced his retirement as CEO and president of the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB). During his tenure, Don brought his nationally recognized leadership in workforce development to what was the Private... More »

By Mayor Tom Barrett and John Kissinger > August 8, 2014

New tools provide health care on the go

The health care system is rapidly evolving. People are paying more personally for their health care and taking more control of decisions regarding the care they receive. More »

By Dustin Hinton > August 6, 2014

Federal government meets commitment to U.S. small businesses

As regional administrator for the Great Lakes Region for the U.S. Small Business Administration, I am proud to announce our federal government met its small business federal contracting goal for the first time in eight years, thanks to the SBA and... More »

By Marianne Markowitz > August 6, 2014

CEOs to share insights at Manufacturing Summit

A panel of accomplished chief executive officers will discuss the challenges and opportunities for competing in a global economy at the 2014 BizTimes Manufacturing Summit. More »

By Steve Jagler > August 5, 2014

Journal Sentinel faces murky future

There are plenty of underlying factors in the breakup and merger of Journal Communications that won't make its news reports. More »

By John Torinus > August 4, 2014

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