Life In The Swamp

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

“Ottawa, best known as the capital of Canada, also features the National Gallery of Canada, the annual Bluesfest, winter skating on the Rideau Canal — and, perhaps, a staggering amount of illicit sex.” Now THAT’S a great lead, I thought, reading on to learn that the recently hacked (and possibly in the process of being […]

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Leading By Letting Go

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

“He says you’re a nightmare,” my boss told me. I’d just been promoted to editor-in-chief of our publication — my first position where I truly had management responsibilities — and the initial reports from my staff (at least one member) were not good. “Well, he’s not taking his job seriously,” I barked back. “His stuff […]

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Resist the Rabbit Holes

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

“Well, I’ll see you later Doug,” I said as I waked past his office. “Everything going ok?” “You want to see what I’m working on?” he asked, obviously frustrated. “Sure.” “Take a look at this,” he said, pointing to his screen. “You see how when I start sliding the application window over to close it, […]

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The Anchors We All Need

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

“So I guess things were a little too busy for you to do that webinar I emailed you about?” I sheepishly asked Shafiq Rab, VP/CIO of Hackensack University Medical Center, as we stood in the back of the conference room during a keynote presentation at the CHIME spring forum. “What webinar?” he asked, looking at […]

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Don’t Get Taken For A Ride

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

“Two please,” I said to the girl operating the merry-go-round as I handed her a $20 bill. “Tokens only,” she said, pointing to a massive vending machine that looked more suited to dispense kegs than tokens. I moved out of line and over to the machine, attempting to figure out the necessary transaction before all […]

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