Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com.

CIOs walking digital tightrope between opportunity and risk

Retail CIO improves project management to push POS

Retail CIO improves project management to push POS

Red Wing Shoes overcame several legacy technology and business process hurdles to modernize its antiquated point-of-sale software.

Cruise ship CIO jettisons aging application infrastructure

Cruise ship CIO jettisons aging application infrastructure

Using microservices architecture to decouple application functionality, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines is overhauling an aging reservation system that sinks deeper as passengers come and go.

Amazon.com's Alexa now lets you order wings

Amazon.com's Alexa now lets you order wings

Wingstop has launched a voice-based ordering service that leverages Alexa, Amazon.com’s popular virtual assistant technology that’s seeing momentum across several sectors.

Starbucks gets personal with virtual baristas as part of AI push

Starbucks gets personal with virtual baristas as part of AI push

The coffee company is joining the likes of Domino’s Pizza, Amazon.com and several other companies in launching virtual assistant technology to in hopes of a more personalized customer experience.

How Hadoop helps Experian crunch credit reports

How Hadoop helps Experian crunch credit reports

Experian is quickly crunching massive amounts of data and making it available to customers thanks to the open source software as well as microservices and API technologies.

CIO, CMO partner to drive used car sales

CIO, CMO partner to drive used car sales

CarMax has revamped its website and is testing a new home delivery service thanks to a close collaboration between its CMO and CIO.

Virtual assistants, chatbots poised for mass adoption in 2017

Virtual assistants, chatbots poised for mass adoption in 2017

Enterprises will continue to experiment with virtual assistants and chatbots in 2017 as they look to balance better customer service with operational efficiency.

CIOs will thwart cybersecurity threats with behavioral analytics in 2017

CIOs will thwart cybersecurity threats with behavioral analytics in 2017

Software that detects and alerts companies to anomalous behavior are on CIOs' purchase lists for the New Year, when spending on cybersecurity tools is expected to increase.

CIOs eye automation, platform strategies, cybersecurity for 2017

CIOs eye automation, platform strategies, cybersecurity for 2017

Five CIOs discuss with CIO.com their big plans for the New Year.

Wanted: More women CIOs (but do they want the job?)

Wanted: More women CIOs (but do they want the job?)

Although women account for less than 20 percent of CIOs at large enterprises, experts say new leadership opportunities are emerging as companies undertake digital transformations.

5 strategic moves that show Apple is more CIO-friendly

5 strategic moves that show Apple is more CIO-friendly

Apple can no longer ignore cries of help from its enterprise customers. Call them marriages of necessity, but Apple is striking corporate deals that make it more friendly to CIOs. We look at five of those partnerships.

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