For leaders looking to increase their profile and grow their own name recognition, LinkedIn can be a powerful tool – if it’s used properly and consistently updated, says Zachary Durst of WittKieffer.
Sometimes the most effective way to help develop staff is to take them away from the day to day, says CIO Mathew Gaug, who talks about why he’s a firm believer in cross-training and rounding.
Although motivating the staff and being able to translate IT speak are critical attributes in CIOs, perhaps the most important is “being transparent with the resources you’re given,” says William Walders, who talks about his experience.
When stepping into an IT environment where things have been “bolted on,” a CIO’s first priority should be to “create a framework for service requests, and improve communication among departments,” says William Walders.
For rural healthcare leaders, having to wear multiple hats is one of the biggest challenges. It’s also, however, one of the key benefits when it comes to professional development, says Kate Pierce.