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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

11/07/17

Measuring quality: Why health care can attract business, workers

Every few years someone in state government laments, “We need a better brand for Wisconsin!” Cabinet secretaries scurry about, agency communications directors scratch their heads over possible slogans, and marketing campaigns go largely unfunded.

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10/31/17

As workforce growth slows, new approaches are needed to meet demand

Employers and others worried about the “skills gap” for years, often lamenting that workers weren’t prepared to perform the jobs for which they were hired.

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10/24/17

Keeping up higher ed investments will help meet workforce needs

A few hundred yards from the UW–Madison College of Engineering’s core campus is a fresh example of why engineering is more than classrooms and theory: It’s a hands-on discipline for turning ideas into prototypes and products that help people.

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10/17/17

When natural disaster strikes: Poor policies, incentives compound the damage

There is nothing new about hurricanes. Nor are wildfires a recent phenomenon. What’s new is that a combination of inattention to science, human behavior, and poor public policy is making things a lot worse before and after such disasters strike.

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10/10/17

Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, the seeds of a tech-based economy are growing

It’s easy to forget, especially if you live there, that the Madison area has a lot going on when it comes to competing in the knowledge-based economy.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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