I’m Not The Show

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It was the day before my editor started her vacation, and my colleagues and I were getting nothing done. We each had to map everything we planned to do the following week and go through it with her — in excruciating detail. She then reviewed every possible scenario that might come up in her absence, […]

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When Loyalty Becomes A Detriment

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

“Congratulate (Insert Someone’s Name), and more happening with your network” Now, I love these emails from LinkedIn, as they provide me with an easy way to see what’s going on with the folks in my network. Though I am less interested in “Work Anniversaries,” it is useful to see when folks have changed jobs, and […]

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Before You Ask For More Money

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

“It’s $160/year. Okay for me to give them my new credit card number?” Nancy emailed me on Monday. “Sure. You need it, right?” I responded reflexively. “It’s how I send the WMV webinar files to clients, so yes,” she replied, referencing the product that was formerly called YouSendIt, now HighTail. Now, the old me (the […]

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Don’t Become Part of the Problem

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

“It was really strange. He just called me and started asking how I was, and it had nothing to do with work,” said a former coworker of mine many years ago. “Really? What did he ask you?” I said. “Well, he asked how I was feeling, but it was very uncomfortable. I was standing on […]

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Survey: CISOs Key to Organizational, CIO Success

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While less than one quarter of CIOs surveyed in healthsystemCIO.com’s June SnapSurvey feel security ranks among their strengths, 40 percent place their organisation’s security maturity at either the highest level (optimized) or just below (measured). Perhaps that’s because almost 60 percent are supported in those efforts by a CISO, and sure are  happy about it. […]

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