One of the key competencies of today’s leaders? Being able to diffuse awkward situations and put people at ease, says CIO Tressa Springmann, in the first installment of our Women in IT Leadership discussion.
The hardest part of being a CIO is creating enough structure so that people feel comfortable, while also encouraging the “messiness around change” that’s needed to forge a path forward, says Tressa Springmann.
One of the biggest challenges in creating a strong data governance program? Making sure the team is receptive and the organization is positioned well for change, says CIO Tressa Springmann.
The defensive box
Introducing change — “You need to be very careful.”
Restructuring LifeBridge’s leadership team
Teaching IS at St. Mary’s University
“I’m a continual student.”
The EMR shoehorn effect
Population health tools — “They’re not all apples to apples.”
ACOs & geographical attribution
Staying the course
Being the new CIO — “‘Because I said so’ doesn’t work.”
More like water over a rock than a splash
Using fear as a motivator