Making The Reflection Accurate

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

Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Amy Pascal was reading an email from her colleague, company co-chair Scott Rudin, just as she had probably read hundreds, if not thousands, of emails from him before. Pascal — a Democratic party donor and supporter of President Obama — asked Rudin before a fundraiser what she should ask the president. […]

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Panel Discussion: Women In IT Leadership, Part 2

Bobbie Byrne, MD, System VP& CIO, Edward Elmhurst Healthcare

Attributes of successful leaders
“We’ve become mentors because we’ve had great mentors.”
Byrne’s football analogy
Encouraging timid women to “speak up”
Benefits of professional networks — “How do we reach out and leverage the people that can help us?”
Guarding against being “too busy”

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Painting With The Anti-Change Brush

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

It started with the purchase in 2012 — started, I’m guessing, when the name of the buyer was announced. It would be Chris Hughes, the Facebook multimillionaire. “Facebook,” they likely thought, “That can’t be good.” The magazine purchased was The New Republic (TNR) and — after reading comments from some of its staffers in the […]

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Scary Can Be Good

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“If one more person says to me, ‘I don’t understand how you can commute to the city when you have kids,’ I’m going to lose my mind,” my friend Hope said a few weeks ago. “I’m not the only person who commutes from my town.” She is, however, one of just a few moms from […]

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Panel Discussion: Women In IT Leadership, Part 1

Mary Alice Annecharico, SVP/CIO, Henry Ford Health System

About our CIO panelists: Annecharico, Byrne, Loveless & Schade
JHM study on women in the C-suite
“The barriers are really relatively complex.”
Role of culture in enabling advancement
Mentors & the confidence boost
Challenging women to “look over the edge and do something scary.”

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