Without solid efforts by everyone from top to bottom, the Kansas City Chiefs wouldn’t have won the Super Bowl; the same principles apply to running an IT shop, said Bradd Busick in this piece. “No one role is more important than another, and when they work in concert, incredible things begin to manifest.”
On the surface, the roles of a healthcare leader and an NFL quarterback couldn’t be more different. However, there are a surprising number of parallels between the two, and some best practices that can inspire CIOs to move their organizations from “good to great,” according to Bradd Busick.
“The way people consume content is different,” said Jonathan Hensley of TeamHealth, which means healthcare organizations can no longer rely on email to communicate. During a recent webinar, he talked about how utilizing a platform has helped improve engagement, while enabling leaders to gain insights into how messages are received.
As CDO at Sanford Health, one of Jared Antczak’s core objectives is “ensuring that we’re not just digitizing existing things.” In this podcast, he talks about the difference between digitization and digital transformation, the value of teaching “website manner,” why accessibility is such a huge area of focus, and why he loves the Chick-Fil-A app.
Successful leadership in both the military and civilian realms requires effective communication, problem-solving skills, teamwork, and strategic thinking, according to Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital, who believes the two can learn quite a bit from each other.