My Realm Of Decompression

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Are you kidding me?” my wife asked as we gazed at my new shed together. “It’s huge!” “It’s huge,” I repeated dreamily, with a far different tone than hers. “And I’m not allowed to put anything in there?” she asked in amazement. “Nope,” I said, remembering how she’s already taken over about a third of […]

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A Culture Deflated

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Are you serious? I think it’s just going to be money, a fine,” said Iron Mountain’s Nancy Twombly on May 7, as we discussed the impending punishment New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady might face after the results of an extensive investigation into “Deflategate” were released. “I don’t think so,” I said to Nancy, a […]

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Don’t Ignore The Ripple Effect

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“I have never been treated so badly in a meeting in my whole career,” Nancy said. Though she had related the story of this meeting to me before, I don’t think Nancy used the description above. Realizing she’s been in the industry more than 20 years — years that cover a lot of meetings — […]

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The Fabric Of A Real Relationship

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Dear Anthony: It was great meeting you at our booth. We know you visited with many people during HIMSS and couldn’t possibly remember every encounter… ” Interesting approach — ensuring me that I wouldn’t remember a meeting that never happened. Oh, the folly of mass, uniform responses to a pile of business cards. But alas, […]

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You Don’t Beat The Boss

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“How could she let this happen to me?” I wondered. “She must not know what he’s doing. If she only found out, she’d put a stop to this,” I thought. It had just been made clear to me that in the eyes of my boss (the “he” above) I’d gone from hero to zero, from […]

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