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.”
One of the most important tasks of a new leader? Embarking on a “listening tour,” says Ed Marx, which can go a long way toward understanding customer needs and identifying objectives.
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.
Don’t think of the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices as a set of requirements. The document, which was created by 150 experts, is meant to be viewed as “collection of recipes” for keeping data secure, says Erik Decker.
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.