IT

For IT professionals, as well as the CIOs who sign off on expensive Oracle technology, the company's new cloud strategy is a sea change worth watching. Oracle is best known to the general public for co-founder Larry Ellison's flamboyant passion for America's Cup racing yachts, but...

Many goal words only describe a desirable side effect, while being opaque as to what behaviors might yield that result: • Lose weight. • Get rich. • Innovate. In response to any of these, what is step one? Yes, these words describe measurable outcomes: they qualify as “objectives.”...

In my last blog with Stephen Gold, EVP of Business and Technology Operations and CIO of CVS Health, we discussed Gold’s approach to continuity of value, a process that Gold uses to make sure he and his business partners make the right IT investments. No...

Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), have been hailed as the solution to our healthcare delivery woes. The healthcare industry has often been criticized for its lack of adoption of information technology, most evident in the fact that they send millions of faxes – seriously, who uses...

How is technology affecting your business? Unlike the past 100 years, our business is no longer just about money; it is also about information. We need core competencies in not only lending but also technology and information management. Uber achieved a third of Toyota's market valuation...

After living with varied EMRs across its network for some time, Boston-based Partners HealthCare has decided to take the massive Epic plunge, with plans to spend an estimated $1.2 billion on the new platform. That cost estimate is up from the initial quite conservative spending...

Do CIOs have an inherent conflict of interest when it comes to security? What should be their InfoSec involvement? Who in the enterprise should take the lead on cyber-security issues? And what role should the CIO play? These were the two main questions with which speakers...