Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com.

Proliferation of digital leaders brings confusion, power struggles

How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

How CIOs are transforming their organizations for the digital era

CIOs discuss key efforts to shake up their IT departments as they lay the foundation for digital business strategies.

AI, machine learning blossom in agriculture and pest control

AI, machine learning blossom in agriculture and pest control

In a departure from using AI and machine learning tools for tasks such as automating customer service, some companies are applying the technologies to grow better corn crops and exterminate bugs and vermin.

Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

Why great chief data officers are hard to find

Why great chief data officers are hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

In acquiring the crowdsourcing platform for predictive modeling and machine learning competitions, Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists in a notoriously talent-strapped market. The company says the deal will help it...

How one CIO closed the IT-business gap

How one CIO closed the IT-business gap

Day & Zimmermann CIO Sankara "Vishi" Viswanathan ordered IT managers to advise the business lines on back-office technology issues. Now he is moving forward with a digital transformation, hoping that automating capabilities in...

Why GE is winning the war for tech talent

Why GE is winning the war for tech talent

GE is poaching elite engineers from top technology companies by offering big challenges, sexy software and attractive compensation packages.

Target names new CISO to replace Brad Maiorino

Target names new CISO to replace Brad Maiorino

Rich Agostino, who helped shore up the retail giant’s cybersecurity defense following a significant data breach, takes over chief information security officer duties as Brad Maiorino departs for Booz Allen.

Tesla hires new CIO

Tesla hires new CIO

Gary Clark is joining the electric car company from Juniper Networks, where oversaw a broad migration to cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services and several SaaS vendors.

Think twice before you hire a chief AI officer

Think twice before you hire a chief AI officer

Is it time for companies to install a chief artificial intelligence officer to manage machine learning, natural language processing and associated efforts?

AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

CIOs concerned about betting too heavily on a single vendor for cloud services hear pitches from the industry’s leading vendors.

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