Biz Notes

Cilio Technologies

Cilio Technologies LLC, Brookfield, has released new and advanced mobile features for its Cilio Partners Portal, a web-based platform for retail home improvement stores and manufacturers.

The company says the Cilio Partners Portal is the first software as a service offering for home and building materials manufacturers and retailers that allows them to distribute and manage their orders for installed sales products such as counter tops, cabinets, windows, doors, and flooring, across complex vendor networks. The new features for the Cilio Partners Portal allow viewing and searching projects and orders, adding field notes, approving project line items and releasing orders for payment – all from a mobile device.

Zizzo Group Marketing + PR + New Media

Milwaukee-based Zizzo Group has been selected by Key Technical Solutions to refresh the organization’s corporate brand and company website. Key Technical Solutions is an engineering services and technical staffing company based in Wauwatosa.

Zizzo Group will lead a strategic branding engagement to build awareness of the Key brand, fuel growth of new clients, engage qualified talent and ensure consistency across all of its messaging. In addition, the firm will be working in collaboration with stakeholders to develop a web initiative that will provide a seamless, branded extension of its business online.

Hanson Dodge Creative

Hanson Dodge Creative in Milwaukee has been named the agency of record for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa.

The firm will help Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin refine its overall brand position while developing strategies to more effectively communicate the mission and services of the health system to key audiences, including consumers, referring physicians and supporters. Hanson Dodge Creative said its experience in the wellness industry will help in the development of campaign elements that focus on the expanded clinical services offered by Children’s Hospital throughout the region, including research, health education, social services and advocacy.

Primum Marketing Communications

Savaglia Investments and Planning, a financial planning services company based in Oak Creek, has hired Milwaukee-based Primum Marketing Communications to develop and promote initiatives that highlight the company. As a strategic partner, Primum Marketing Communications will support Savaglia’s focus on personal, local service as well as hands-on, face-to-face contact.

Health Care

Area hospitals have been listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals List. Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa and Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee both received national rankings in four specialty areas and received additional recognition for eight high performing specialties. Other hospitals in southeastern Wisconsin that received high performing specialty recognition include Aurora West Allis Medical Center, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St. Francis, Aurora Sinai Medical Center and Waukesha Memorial Hospital.


Brookfield-based Concurrency Inc. has won three regional partner of the year awards from Microsoft Corp., more than any other company in the 18-state region. The three regional awards include: 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year, 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year – Partnering to Succeed for Concurrency’s approach to building customer solutions in cooperation with other expert Microsoft partners, and the 2012 Microsoft Midwest Area Partner of the Year for overall excellence. Concurrency also won worldwide recognition for 2012, announced previously in June.

New Horizons of Wisconsin

New Horizons of Wisconsin has been selected for the 2012 Best of Milwaukee Award in the Business & Vocational Schools category. Each year, the Milwaukee Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that are recognized for enhancing the positive image of small business through service to their customers and their communities. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category.

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