All posts tagged Innovation

CIO as a team leader…

Originally written for and published by Horizon Business Innovation The role of CIO is more and more about leading a team, and a team of diverse skills and capabilities at that. Healthcare CIOs are used to the term multidisciplinary team, it is intrinsic to integrated care delivery one of the key benefits of technology in Read the full article…

Innovate and Entrepreneur – Conflation that shouldn’t happen…

Originally published via Horizon Business Innovation The point in which the IT industry began to conflate the words innovation and entrepreneur bothers me as a CIO in the public sector. On a regular basis public sector technology picks up negative commentary on two fronts; firstly it is not innovative and agile enough and secondly that Read the full article…

Innovation Ireland…

Originally published by HIMSS Europe as a guest blog in December 2015. No more than any other business or service area supported by technology health needs innovation. Simply following the horizontal innovation path will not bring the type of different approaches needed to truly enable the health systems of the globe to be reformed so Read the full article…

The Digital Customer…

This blog was originally published by http://businessvalueexchange.com/. What does it mean to have a digital consumer experience? Probably the music industry has managed to make the most of the digital market for consumers in recent years. And even now the impact of consumer and artist continues to evolve what is delivered at a pace that Read the full article…

From reading in the dark to digital health…

Since the 4th millennium BC humans have been accessing and processing information about innovation and considering how to use what is in front of them! We call it reading! How many of you read at night? How many of you as children would get the torch under the covers and read just a little bit Read the full article…

The first twenty percent of initiation…

There are plenty of articles and books that give a great deal of advice about starting a new job. First 90 Days by Michael Watkins and the Gartner First 100 Days were great preparation reads for me moving to my new role in Ireland. Now I am more than 20% into that first period of Read the full article…

Cirque Du CIO

It is widely acknowledged that there is a shortage of women in senior STEM roles across public and private sectors. Much has been written about how to engage with the next generation of IT leaders to encourage uptake of women into the tech industry, without many concrete ideas of what needs to change. Increasingly the Read the full article…

USP, a Big Issue…

What is your Unique Selling Point (USP), even the Big Issue seller I pass on a regular basis now has a USP. Today he was playing a flute and shouting the catch phrase at the same time! Whilst it was a strange sight to behold it certainly grabbed my attention and I would imagine his Read the full article…

Innovation leadership: Sustain or short sharp shock?

The world moves more and more quickly. The Stone Age lasted 48,000 years and came to an end with the innovation of how to create iron. The Iron Age and the Industrial Revolution changed the world at a rate so rapid that one could propose that it did as much damage as quickly as it Read the full article…

Achieving an open organisation through cutting-edge systems.

I have been asked to present at a summit of CIOs (http://www.ciouksummit.com/) later this week on the subject above and therefore thought it would be of use, and hopefully of interest to get some of the ideas down on here. What our organisation needs is the ability to provide interoperable systems, link legacy systems to Read the full article…

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