When an organization is pushed to the point where one poor decision can have catastrophic implications, it’s time to bring in a “cleaner,” says David Chou.
What’s just as important as being persistent? Adaptability, says Anthony Guerra, which means knowing when to abandon what’s brought success in the past, and think about what will work in the future.
Now more than ever, the CIO needs to be someone who can “help the rest of the organization understand the limits and the reality of technology,” says Gary Light, and bridge the gap between what we want and what we need.
Whether it’s building the infrastructure or creating a cybersecurity strategy, so much of what IT does isn’t about driving value, but rather, supporting the business and keeping it safe, says CIO Gary Light.
Given the dizzying pace of change in health IT, no one can predict exactly what’s coming down the pike. But by focusing on these five areas, CMIOs can be better prepared to respond, says David Bensema.