TIMONIUM, Md., April 24, 2018 – The Daily Record included Marie Hartman, executive vice president and co-founder of Hartman Executive Advisors, in their 2018 “Top 100 Women” list. As a three-time honoree, Marie was also inducted into the Circle of Excellence. From The Daily Record’s website: “Maryland’s Top 100 Women recognizes high-achieving Maryland women who Continue Reading
Nonprofit organizations are particularly vulnerable to breaches, mainly due to inconsistent security policies and the large amounts of sensitive data they collect and use in their daily operations. Often considered “soft targets”, cyber criminals increasingly go after nonprofits and other small businesses, which makes the situation even worse for these organizations. Hyper-focused on their missions, nonprofits often direct their limited funds toward serving their constituents. Unfortunately, this sometimes means that cybersecurity takes a back seat, and employees and volunteers are left in the dark about cyber best practices.
Hartman Executive Advisors are senior executives with advanced business and technology skills. We asked what advice they have for students and young professionals pursuing a career in information technology. Their advice focuses on ways to stand out in the field and start along a path to long-term success.
When an organization works through a significant change, like a software upgrade, or a leadership or cultural change, clear and strategic communication helps ensure employee understanding, buy-in and adoption of the change, all critical to a successful change management initiative.
For many small and mid-sized companies, accessing data is typically more about backward-looking report writing – last month’s sales, quarterly financials, 13-month trailing reports – than forward-looking business analysis. These reports are critical to senior management as a performance gauge, but they only tell half the story. What executives really need is the ability to look ahead, analyze trends and predict future performance.
Over the years, business technology has evolved from a back-office function to a strategic resource for organizational success. Chief information officers (CIOs), now in crucial leadership roles, must not only deliver IT solutions to business problems, but effectively communicate the value of IT to other leaders and departments across the entire organization.
Have you ever wondered why it’s so much easier to select, embrace and get value from personal technology than technology for your business? Most people love the personal technology that helps organize their lives, but rarely speak in such glowing terms about their office technology. Why is that?
The work-at-home population, specifically those who aren’t self-employed, has grown by 103% since 2005. This isn’t surprising, with the substantial improvement in and availability of remote technology, which makes it easier, less expensive and more productive for employees to work from locations other than the company office. The majority of Hartman advisors work outside of Continue Reading
In the corporate world, the threat of a cyberattack is always imminent and should be considered a top business priority. When a workforce is mobile, the risk of a breach can be even higher.
How can long-term post-acute care organizations work with hospitals to improve population health? Hartman Executive Advisors, an independent technology advisory firm, recently brought together long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) CEOs and CFOs to discuss steps needed to prepare for partnerships with hospitals. Like other business leaders, healthcare executives are always strapped for time. Hartman’s LTPAC roundtable Continue Reading