The CIO’s role in a major initiative like rolling out Epic? Keeping it alive, says Ed Kopetsky. And that means sustaining executive team involvement and commitment,, recruiting the right people, and “clearing the roadway for others to take off.”
Vendors need CIOs to sell to, and CIOs need vendor products. Sounds simple, right? Not if sales people employ the wrong methods, says CIO John Mason, who provides useful tips on how to get your message across.
What are the most common mistakes CIO candidates make during job interviews, and how can they be avoided? Zachary Durst of Witt/Kieffer shares advice on navigating what can be a rigorous process.
As organizations focus more resources on optimization, having leaders who can act as “bridges” between is becoming increasingly important, says Hillary Ross, who discusses trends in health IT leadership.
If an organization’s greatest asset is its people, then a leader’s core responsibility is to provide the support and guidance needed to help nurture that talent and prepare for the future, says Sue Schade.