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Month: September 2019

Madison Finance Committee recommends leasing space

Madison Finance Committee recommends leasing space

A Madison nonprofit arts organization that could boost the availability of artist studio space on the near east side wants to move into a new facility built next to the new Capital East parking garage. On Monday, Madison’s Finance Committee recommended leasing a two-story structure located next to the garage at 111 S. Livingston St. and giving a $500,000 grant to the Arts + Literature Laboratory (ALL). The nonprofit opened in late 2015 at 2021 Winnebago St., where it hosts…

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Less than a year after World Series title, Red Sox fire chief architect Dave Dombrowski

Less than a year after World Series title, Red Sox fire chief architect Dave Dombrowski

The general manager of the Boston Red Sox, no matter the season or the circumstances, has but one mandate: Win or else. And nobody fit the job description better than Dave Dombrowski, the -year-old executive who has built a reputation and a successful career on precisely that mentality. With Dombrowski, there was no blockbuster trade too massive, no free agent too expensive, no contract extension too exorbitant and no prospect too promising to give up — if the move contributed…

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Open-Source Finance: From Scarcity To Abundance

Open-Source Finance: From Scarcity To Abundance

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Marc Fleury, one of the pioneers of the open-source software movement and founder and former CEO of JBoss, which was acquired by Red Hat for $ million in Red Hat was recently acquired by IBM for nearly $ billion. With his polymath background including a doctorate in physics, a background in Java open-source software development and his own avant-garde, electronic music act, Dr. Fleury was a valuable asset during our multidisciplinary…

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