Tag: CIOs

The challenges CIOs face under Covid-19

As business leaders get used to the discomfort of uncertainty and digital channels become key to survival, the surge in technology investment required to adapt to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis means CIOs will need to deal with a number of implications in the longer term.

At the same time, technology leaders are enjoying an unprecedented era of influence, with professionals who are capable of navigating current and future business demands becoming more visible than ever.

These are some of the key findings of the 2020 CIO Survey published by recruitment and technology company Harvey Nash and consulting firm KPMG, which cover the before, the onset and the ongoing effects of the health crisis on technology leadership across the world.

Some 4,200 technology leaders participated in the study, which ran in its first iteration in December 2019. The study was paused in March 2020 and resumed in May, running until August

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Technology Team Burnout In Healthcare Is Real. Here Is What CIOs Can Do To Help.

Covid-19 has put unprecedented strain on the healthcare workforce, challenging clinical resources and departments supporting the clinicians. Healthcare CIOs worked extremely hard to transition their organization towards a remote workforce during the pandemic. While organizations are putting together a plan to manage remote workforces, leaders must now build a new culture with new philosophies for managing teams remotely, highlighting burnout prevention.  

Studies have shown that remote workers increase their average workday by 8.2%, equating to an additional 48.5 minutes daily. A survey by online employment platform Monster found that over 69% of employees experience burnout while working from home. Increased work hours, coupled with things like homeschooling of children, increases stress and adds to burnout risk.  Here are some of the things healthcare CIOs can do to help alleviate employee burnout.  

Remember that work is not a location

Work is not a place that employees go to, but rather

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