SPONSORED: We're all innovators
July 29, 2015 10:54 AM
“Innovation” is one of the hottest buzzwords in business. Its intent is to describe new products that change the way we consume or do business, solve a nagging problem or create an entirely new market.

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Reorganization of UW colleges just a start
July 28, 2015 11:16 AM
The reorganization of the 13 UW Colleges into four regional groups should be viewed as a first step toward a regional reorganization of the whole University of Wisconsin System.

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A unified approach to regional transportation, including transit
July 27, 2015 12:25 PM
Over the last several decades, the economic vitality and growth of Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin have fared poorly to other metropolitan regions in the country, with rankings in comparative studies generally placing our region in the lower third of performance. Strong new growth efforts of the Water Council, the Midwest Energy Research Consortium, the Regional Health Center and stimulating entrepreneurism are helping matters. Hopefully the continued focus on specialty manufacturing, exporting and distribution will pay off as well.

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Protecting options in Wisconsin's health care marketplace
July 22, 2015 11:00 AM
Here's a fact: Today we have unprecedented ability to save lives, extend lifespan, and improve health. Here's another fact: We don't have unlimited dollars to pay for this medical care.

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Budget making by surprise: A mixed bag
July 14, 2015 11:55 AM
The Wisconsin budget sausage, painful to watch being ground, is ready for the grill, and chief sausage maker, Gov. Scott Walker, is off to join the gaggle of Republican presidential wannabees.

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Angel, venture investments in Wisconsin took healthy jump in 2014
July 13, 2015 10:21 AM
One of the enduring gripes about Wisconsin's startup and scale-up climate has been the lack of enough angel and venture capital.

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Severe polarization in U.S. could end in 5-7 years
July 9, 2015 11:36 AM
What are the reasons behind our polarization? When will it end?

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Work needed toward a multifaceted solution to deadly violence
July 8, 2015 11:33 AM
With regard to our city's policing, I have frequently stated, “If people do not feel safe in their homes and neighborhoods, then no other service we provide as a city matters.”

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SPONSORED: Sustainability is not a buzzword. It's good business.
July 6, 2015 09:58 AM
These days, the word "sustainability" feels overused. This is especially true in business, and nowhere more so than in the packaging industry. A closer look at what it means for all manufacturers, though, points to a strong business case for sustainable practices.

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BizTimes Live from Summerfest Blog, Day 8
July 2, 2015 10:22 AM
As Summerfest flavors its lineup with bigger names in music each year, it has also beefed up its menu options so that concertgoers can have a full culinary experience on festival grounds.

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Thank you
July 1, 2015 09:42 AM
Have you ever enjoyed a chapter of your life in which, as you turn the page, you know in your heart that you've just been living through what you will remember fondly as “the good old days?”

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