Communication Tips For Marissa Mayer

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

Yammer is the internal social media platform we use in IT at Ministry Health Care. Recently there was a Yammer thread discussing the effectiveness of the communication surrounding the recent Yahoo email outage. Outage communication has been a focus for us and we like looking at what others are doing. There were certainly a number […]

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It’s All In The Presentation

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

I believe the most important aspect of my role as a CIO is communication. A mediocre strategy that is well articulated will produce greater results than an excellent strategy that is not understood by those who must execute and support it. There are many communication vehicles, but those of us at the senior management level […]

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Acknowledging Our Mentors: For Will Weider, It Took A Village

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

When Kate Gamble asked me to write about my mentor, I thought that would be easy since I have worked for a lot of people that have positively shaped who I am. I also love healthsystemCIO.com and wanted to give back. But I anguished over who to write about, not being able to choose any one person. So, I chose to [...]

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Beware Of Marketers Bearing Gifts

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

I can’t imagine how difficult it is for those who sell IT services and goods to reach the people that would buy from them. Every organization has a different structure and we are all inundated with requests for our time and attention. Many attempts to get our attention are complete failures; for example, when it […]

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Staying One Step Ahead Of PC Issues

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

We are users of a cool product from Aternity for application monitoring. The Aternity app runs in the background on our PCs and monitors the end-user experience. When a customer says, “the system is running slow,” we have a wealth of data that can confirm that is the case, quantify how slow it is running, […]

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