Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com.

Don't worry CIOs: You still control tech spending

WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching

WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching

Cybersecurity experts say delaying or even ignoring a patch Microsoft released two months ago paved the way for the current ransomware. So why don’t CIOs keep on top of patching?

Why companies struggle to cultivate digital strategies

Why companies struggle to cultivate digital strategies

Companies that find themselves digital laggards are suffering from strategic decisions they made nearly 20 years ago. Here's how to battle back.

How a logistics firm leverages SD-WAN for competitive advantage

How a logistics firm leverages SD-WAN for competitive advantage

Freight forwarding firm JAS Global has cut trimmed millions from its bandwidth costs using network software. Next, it intends to leverage the technology for a predictive analytics system.

Why digital disruption leaves no room for bimodal IT

Why digital disruption leaves no room for bimodal IT

Digital disruption is forcing CIOs and other IT leaders to choose holistic operating models over two-speed technology deployment.

CIO finds storytelling challenging but crucial

CIO finds storytelling challenging but crucial

AstraZeneca’s CIO grapples with narrative constructs to explain technology concepts to business executives at the pharmaceutical company.

Why one CIO chose ‘speed over elegance’ in corporate split

Why one CIO chose ‘speed over elegance’ in corporate split

Tony Bender discusses the mindset he adopted when preparing IT to split off Energizer Holdings from Edgewell Personal Care, owner of brands such as Schick, Playtex and Hawaiian Tropic.

Banking bots highlight conversational commerce trend

Banking bots highlight conversational commerce trend

Western Union has built a chatbot that lets consumers wire money by conversing with a digital assistant in Facebook Messenger.

 In the digital era, CIOs not buying ‘this bimodal crap’

In the digital era, CIOs not buying ‘this bimodal crap’

To stave off disruption, savvy CIOs know they need to move at one speed: Fast. Bimodal is not an option.

The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

Sandra Harris is taking over for retiring Martin Schneider at a time when retailers are overhauling both back-end and customer-facing technology to meet consumers' digital shopping habits.

Retail CIO accelerates IT service delivery

Retail CIO accelerates IT service delivery

Gap CIO Paul Chapman has reorganized his technology organization and created a new IT operating model that emphasizes collaboration and faster decision-making.

How storytelling ignites IT innovation at Lowe’s

How storytelling ignites IT innovation at Lowe’s

The home improvement retailer creates comic books with narrative arcs to make virtual showrooms, guide robots, and interstellar 3D printing viable.

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