Biz Notes

Eagle Technology

Mequon-based Eagle Technology Inc., has partnered with Nebraska-based Dataflo Consulting to bring the Maintenance Management and Real-Time Asset Tracking Solution to market. The partnership will integrate the two firms’ software applications for the health care facilities and bio-medical industry. Eagle’s ProTeus maintenance management solution gives hospitals, clinics and other medical organizations the ability to manage the maintenance, service and repair of assets and facilities while integrating in real-time with building automation systems. Dataflo’s mthree application leverages next-generation RFID technology to track mobile assets in real-time. Health care facilities can track items such as IV pumps, heart monitors, beds and wheelchairs, using mthree’s solutions and services. Both applications are delivered via the web offering convenience and accessibility.

Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care has been named one of the “most wired” health care providers by Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine. Aurora has been presented with the honor for seven consecutive years. According to the magazine’s analysis, the 100 most wired hospitals have higher patient satisfaction scores, lower risk-adjusted mortality rates and better results on other key quality measures due to information technology. Aurora continues to enhance its use of electronic medical records and at the new Aurora Medical Center in Summit, more than 90 percent of physician orders are entered electronically, according to Philip Loftus, vice president and chief information officer. The Most Wired Survey is conducted annually by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine and the journal of the American Hospital Association, which uses the results to name the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems. It focuses on how the nation’s hospitals use information technologies for quality, customer service, public health and safety, business processes and work force issues.

Foley & Lardner

CIO magazine has announced that Milwaukee-based Foley & Lardner LLP is a recipient of a 2010 CIO 100 award. The 23rd annual awards program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). The firm received this honor in large part for its budget management tool – a technology developed by Foley that provides its attorneys and clients with real-time data regarding actual fees incurred against budget, enabling its attorneys to manage work for clients efficiently and provide predictable pricing. This web-based tool provides data and reports for management of matters and fees and enhances communication and collaboration with firm clients. The Foley budget management tool is just one of the technology-based solutions Foley offers that promotes collaboration between the firm’s attorneys and its clients.

United Heartland

New Berlin-based United Heartland has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2010 by Business Insurance. The Best Places to Work in Insurance honor was created by the publication to identify and recognize high-quality workplaces in the commercial insurance industry and honor them for creating workplaces that encourage employees to thrive in a workplace.

JSO Technology

JSO Technology LLC, Wauwatosa, has received the 2010 Excellence in Marketing award for its JSO Man in ShoreTel Smokes the Competition marketing campaign. California-based ShoreTel is the provider of Unified Communications (UC) solutions based on its award-winning IP business phone system. Each year, channel partners of the company submit their marketing campaigns for consideration for the award. The award is given to the partner that has the most new incremental ShoreTel net billings based on outstanding return on marketing dollars invested. The award also comes with $2,000 in ShoreTel Marketing development funds. JSO Man is an ongoing JSO Technology brand that features a comic strip Information Technology superhero, JSO Man, and his “sidekick” Wonderboy, who solve local business productivity problems with Information Technology solutions like ShoreTel. A10 Networks, Fortinet and Microsoft. The one page comic strips are sent via email and USPS to JSO prospects. The reverse side of the strip features a JSO Man Technology Needs survey. For taking the time to complete and return the survey, the recipient receives a $25 Visa gift card. JSO Man and Wonderboy also have their own website at and are currently being featured in a current promotion, JSO Man Photo Contest. Visitors to are encouraged to request a JSO Man action figure, and then submit a unique photo of him.Unique entries will be voted for and the winner will receive $500 and be JSO’s guest at their upcoming Information Technology and Business Continuity Summit at Miller Park on Sept. 21.

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