5 Things That CIOs Need To Be Doing In Order To Protect Their Networks

By now I think that we all realize that we are living in dangerous and challenging times. The bad guys know about the importance of information technology and so they spend their time trying to break into our networks and we keep trying to find ways to keep them out. You’d think that a person … Read more5 Things That CIOs Need To Be Doing In Order To Protect Their Networks

The Problem With Healthcare Records

In the U.S., the government is investing a great deal of money into transforming the country’s medical system. A key part of this transformation is the conversion of medical records from paper to electronic records. On paper, this sounds like a great idea. Once CIOs have overseen the digitization of medical records, they can be … Read moreThe Problem With Healthcare Records

Bloomberg Terminal Outage Creates CIO Headache

The job of a CIO is to make sure that everything works “just right”. If we have a nightmare it’s that the systems that we are responsible for suddenly just stop working just when everyone realizes the importance of information technology. As they sit around waiting for us to fix things, we frantically run around … Read moreBloomberg Terminal Outage Creates CIO Headache

Does It Make Sense To Grade Your IT Employees?

As the person with the CIO job, it’s your responsibility to stay on top of the quality of the employees that you have working in your IT department. In most IT departments this means that at least once a year you will have everyone engage in an evaluation process. During this process each worker will … Read moreDoes It Make Sense To Grade Your IT Employees?