The Digital Transformational Project Manager

Why is it that the words “digital transformation” and “failure” are so often tied together in the same sentence? Why did McKinsey come out with a report that said 70% of digital transformation projects are bound to fail? A recent Forbes article put the number at 84%. Digital transformation can be an exhausting, seemingly never-ending…

So, You Want to be an IT Executive

In a post-COVID world, IT executives are no longer worker bees, they’re driving the organization’s financial future Another noteworthy consideration is that while most corporations prefer executives to have an MBA or similar degree, it’s not unheard of for a company to put a promising leader who doesn’t have an MBA on the track to…

INFRAM+: A CIO’s Best Friend (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

INFRAM and INFRAM+ puts IT in the center of the strategic financial decision-making process  It garners invaluable input and support from clinicians, executives, and administrators  Proprietary strategic mapping correlates INFRAM results with clinical goals and provides an IT roadmap for budget and leadership consensus building INFRAM+: More Than Just Another Assessment  In part three of our series, we look at how INFRAM+, a proprietary…

INFRAM+: It’s All About Process (Part 2 of a 3-part series)

An INFRAM assessment is primarily tactical. INFRAM+ ties directly to clinical strategic initiatives A three-to-four day on site analysis involves IT and primary department, executive, and clinical stakeholders Proprietary strategic mapping ties specific technologies to specific clinical goals INFRAM+: Taking INFRAM from Tactics to Strategy  Not seeing the forest through the trees is a common mistake in the IT business. In part one of our…

INFRAM+: From Tactical Evaluation to Strategic Initiative

INFRAM+: Tactics vs Strategy  In part 1 of our three–part series, we look at the HIMSS Analytics Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM) as a foundational building block. INFRAM is fast becoming the healthcare industry standard for evaluating a hospital or health system’s infrastructure stability and manageability in five key areas. Mobility  Security  Collaboration  Transport  Data Center  The resulting Baseline Achievement Report is just that, a baseline. INFRAM scores don’t provide a…

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T-Mobile recently confirmed that a threat actor stole the full names and driver’s license information for 40 million people last week.  While AT&T is currently denying it, another Threat Actor claims to have stolen the names, phone numbers, physical addresses, email addresses, and Social Security numbers for 70 million of their customers.   Ransomware makes…

Partner Consulting Joins Pixel Health Family of Companies

Communications Expertise Will Expand Company Capabilities Nationwide   HOLYOKE, MA 8/4/2021 — Partner Consulting, one of the Northeast’s most accomplished telecommunications consulting firms, has been acquired by Massachusetts-based Pixel Health as part of the company’s continued expansion of its national healthcare technology ecosystem. Headquartered in Middlefield, Connecticut, Partner joins VertitechIT (infrastructure design and implementation), Nectar…