It’s not enough to ensure projects occur on time and on budget; IS leaders need to “provide the right talent for the initiatives that are most important to the organization, and make sure we stay in lockstep with clinical and operational leaders,” says Maureen Hetu.
No initiative – particularly one as complex as modernizing the infrastructure – is going to happen “because the CIO said so,” according to Bradd Busick. Rather, it’s about having a solid strategy, and the support of the leadership team and business partners, he said in this podcast.
What does Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner mean for the two vendors – and more importantly, for their customers? Michael Saad, CIO at University of Tennessee Medical Center, shares his thoughts.
Although KLAS’ most recent ERP Report shows ups and downs in terms of vendor performance in this market, it has also uncovered a “strong willingness to improve,” according to Tanya Egbert.
Robotic process automation has the potential for cost savings, but not necessarily when purchased as a standalone system, says David Chou, who believes the key is finding a solution that exists within a portfolio of products.