As remote and hybrid models become the norm, the onus is on leaders to “find ways to collaborate and connect when we don’t pass each other in the hallway,” said Tracy Elmer, Chief Innovation Officer at TrueCare, who talked about the value of listening.
As CIOs strive to rethink business and service models to keep pace with increasing competition, two challenges weigh heavily on their minds: recruiting and retaining top talent, and safeguarding data, according to CIO interviews conducted by WittKieffer.
As tech leaders, we have a responsibility to attract the best talent to our teams – including women, says Michael Saad, CIO at University of Tennessee Medical Center. In this blog, he talks about the hurdles women face in technology, and how leaders can break them down.
From driving digital strategies to staying connected with virtual teams, CIOs have faced a new set of challenges during the pandemic, while developing new strengths, according to Nick Giannas of WittKieffer.
Oftentimes it isn’t a lack of skills that prevents individuals from reaching their potential, but a lack of confidence, says CIO Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs, who believes part of the leader’s role is to have “those critical conversations.”