“There’s a lot more than can be done” with modern ERP systems, said our panelists during a recent webinar, but in order to reap those benefits and achieve true transformation, CIOs need to follow some key steps.
As it becomes increasingly challenging to manage a successful IT shop – and balance the myriad priorities coming their way – CIOs are finding that the answer lies somewhere between ‘yes’ and ‘no,’ according to our panelists.
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.
By implementing a fluid strategy, rather than a 5-year plan, organizations are able to pivot quickly and reallocate resources based on changing needs, said Bradd Busick, CIO at MultiCare Health System. “That’s the magic in this process.”