Information Technology

The Milwaukee Region has a well-deserved reputation as the “Toolbox of America.” At the start of the 20th Century, it supplied the critical parts needed for the nation’s rapidly growing manufacturing sector. Milwaukee is still the toolbox, but the tools have changed.

Information technology is the key to opportunity in the Information Age and Milwaukee Region firms are leading-edge providers of software that automates financial transactions, improves factory-floor productivity, integrates medical information and streamlines supply-chain management. There are more than 2,500 high-tech firms in the Milwaukee Region, employing more than 12,000 people. Major area financial industry providers include Fiserv (a Fortune 500 company headquartered in the region), FIS, and Thomson Reuters BETA Systems..

The Milwaukee Region has become a magnet for software engineers and development firms because of our high quality of life, affordable housing and advanced educational offerings in medical informatics, computing and software engineering.

 

MAJOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION FIRMS
COMPANY LOCATION     TECHNOLOGY MARKET
API Healthcare Hartford  Healthcare labor resource software 
ARI Network Services Milwaukee EDI transactions and network services
Astronautics Corp. of America  Milwaukee  Flight/navigation software
Dematic New Berlin Logistics software
Direct Supply   Milwaukee  E-commerce health care network 
Fiserv Brookfield Financial transactions, business operations, health care benefits
GE Healthcare Technologies Wauwatosa Healthcare information technologies
IFS North America       Brookfield  Enterprise resources planning (ERP) software
FIS Milwaukee Financial transactions
Rockwell Software Milwaukee Factory-floor productivity
Thomson Reuters Beta Systems  Brookfield Financial Transactions 

 

EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
SCHOOL UNDERGRADUATE GRADUATE
Marquette University Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering Bioinformatics, Computing
Milwaukee School of Engineering Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Cardiovascular Studies, Medical Informatics
UW-Milwaukee Computer Science, Health Information Administration, Management Information Systems Computer Science, Health Care Informatics, Medical Informatics
UW-Parkside Computer Science Computer & Information Systems
UW-Whitewater Computer Science, Information Technology Infrastructure, Management Computer Systems Management Computer Systems
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