Stephen Abraham

Stephen Abraham is the CIO and IT Director for the Medical Council of Canada, the organization that issues Licenciates for Physicians practicing medicine in Canada. Mr. Abraham has been a CIO for a decade. He has made many mistakes during his 30 years in IT, and has learned a few things along the way.

Articles by Stephen Abraham

Att: CIO: Stop doing, start listening

There's nobody like you. What sets you apart from all the others is that you have a unique set of skills and knowledge and...

7 steps to becoming an IT manager

Are you ready to take your IT career to the next level?

Beware of the IT death spiral

The major crash of the IT Death Spiral comes when there aren't even enough resources to operate effectively.

I’m the CIO, not the AV technician

Sweating bullets, I finally get the presentation up and running. All this took about 12 minutes

10 Things I wish I knew before I became a CIO

If I had known these things, I would have avoided some of the more serious problems I created then had to clean up

A CIO’s 7 new year’s resolutions

A CIO takes stock of how the IT department can help his organization reach its goals and be successful in 2015

Sony hack: What CIOs should do

In the past, data breaches were largely a public relations concern. The Sony incident, however, raises the stakes

Top 8 CIO Christmas wishes

I don't know if Santa has an IT department. If he does, he must have an awesome CRM with the ultimate of big data...

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