For those seeking to give or receive professional guidance but don’t have the bandwidth to do it full-time, occasional mentoring can be the perfect solution, says CIO Chani Cordero, who provides advice based on her own experience.
A key piece of advice for new or aspiring CMIOs? “Identify your clinical leaders early and develop those relationships,” says Brett Oliver, MD, CMIO at Baptist Health, in this leadership spotlight.
As CIO, one of Jim Daly’s key priorities is to ensure the organization is getting the maximum value from its IT investments – which includes not just applications and infrastructure, but people, he said during a recent interview.
“As a CISO, you need to think about what’s in it for the business,” says Dan Bowden of Sentara. In this podcast, he talks about how the role has evolved, what he learned during his time in banking and in the military, and why mentoring is so critical.
Effective leadership isn’t about knowing all the bits and bytes; it’s knowing how the whole system works together, said CIO Sheree Mcfarland. “That’s what you offer the business. You’re a business executive first, and a technologist second.”