The Challenge Of Getting Clean Data

The person with the CIO job has a problem on their hands. The world has changed and a new breed of technology has rolled into the IT department: artificial intelligence (AI). The entire company is getting excited about the importance of information technology and the possibilities that AI can bring to the company: processing of … Read more The Challenge Of Getting Clean Data

How Should Health Care CIOs Handle All Of That Data?

Health care data comes with a lot of promise, but it also has limits

Health care CIOs are dealing with an industry that is undergoing a great deal of change. The technology that they are responsible for is in the process of changing how health care is delivered. The importance of information technology is impacting everything from pharmaceutical research to improving the ability to detect when people have become … Read more How Should Health Care CIOs Handle All Of That Data?

What Hiring Mistakes Do CIOs Make?

Are we focusing on the wrong things when we're hiring?

So what is the most important asset in the IT department? If you are like most CIOs, you’re instinctive answer to that question is “our people”. That’s a good answer; however, if we were to take a look at how the IT department goes about hiring people, I think that we’d discover a different story. … Read more What Hiring Mistakes Do CIOs Make?

What CIOs Should Do If Nobody Is Listening To Them

Is it really the responsibility of talkers to get listeners to hear them?

As a CIO, communication is a key part of your job as you try to share the importance of information technology. You really need people to pay attention to what you are telling them to do. However, in this day and age it all too often seems as though the people that you are talking … Read more What CIOs Should Do If Nobody Is Listening To Them

Are You Creating A Toxic Culture In The IT Department?

CIOs are responsible for the culture that they make in the IT department

Just by being the person with the CIO job you change things. Your department looks up to you for guidance in how they are supposed to behave. What a lot of people in the CIO position don’t realize is that within the IT department, all the way down the line of command, people are watching … Read more Are You Creating A Toxic Culture In The IT Department?

What CIOs Can Do When Everyone Retires!

CIOs need to find a way to deal with their looming talent shortage

I’m pretty sure that I don’t have to tell CIOs that they have a real problem on their hands. Due to the way that demographics work, there are a lot of skilled IT workers who are just about ready to become eligible to retire. When this happens, all of sudden a great deal of the … Read more What CIOs Can Do When Everyone Retires!