John D. Halamka

Articles by John D. Halamka

A CIO’s take: Good consultants, bad consultants

The chief information officer of CareGroup HealthCare System reflects on what works well with outside helpers, what doesn't and what it's like being in their shooes

E-mail overload (or status emailicus)

The number of e-mails that people receive each day exceeds their ability to respond to them, so they develop "status emailicus" -- a bit like status epilepticus (persistent seizures), but it involves retrieving a BlackBerry, iPhone or other mobile device

Opinion: 10 secrets of bad CIOs

In my decade as a CIO, I've seen a lot of turnover in the IT industry. Each time I hear about a CIO being fired, I ask around to learn the root cause. Here's my list of the top 10 ways to be a bad CIO.

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