Beth Stackpole

Contributing Writer

Beth Stackpole is a veteran reporter who has covered the intersection of business and technology issues for more than 20 years.

Eliminating Blind Spots – Why Visibility is Key

Avoiding Vendor Lock-In Carries a Variety of Benefits and Challenges

Avoiding Vendor Lock-In Carries a Variety of Benefits and Challenges

Multi-cloud strategies reduce reliance on any single CSP, but companies may face additional challenges. Here’s how to realize the benefits—and solve the issues.

Data-Driven Digital Transformation: Filling the Gaps between Strategy and Execution

IT leaders believe they have made significant progress mapping out next-generation data strategies. But selling the strategy to business leaders, translating policy into projects, and effectively executing on the details of...

Securing the Multi-Cloud Environment

Securing the Multi-Cloud Environment

It takes technology, new processes, and cultural change to address the complexities of managing and protecting data in a multi-cloud environment.

Managing the Multi-Cloud Environment: Understanding the Options

Managing the Multi-Cloud Environment: Understanding the Options

A true holistic multi-cloud management solution should include cloud management and cloud service broker functionality.

Multi-Cloud Environment—The Next Stage in Cloud Evolution

Multi-Cloud Environment—The Next Stage in Cloud Evolution

The right multi-cloud strategy promises greater efficiency, delivers self-service for users, and ensures proper oversight of multiple business disciplines.

How to Set Up Your Chief Data Officer for Success

How to Set Up Your Chief Data Officer for Success

The CDO has emerged as a critical ally to the CIO for accelerating data-driven digital transformation.

AI + GDPR = Compliance Reassurance

AI + GDPR = Compliance Reassurance

Europe’s sweeping new data privacy law increases the urgency for CIOs to improve the way their organizations maintain and protect data. The clock is ticking.

AI gets down to business

AI gets down to business

New tools and troves of data have CIOs turning to neural nets and machine learning to deliver real-world results. Here’s how six 2017 CIO 100 leaders put AI to work.

Self-Service Analytics: Grooming the Next Generation of Power Users

Self-Service Analytics: Grooming the Next Generation of Power Users

For successful data-driven transformation, business users must be empowered to access and use analytics to speed decision-making. What role does IT play in creating self-service analytics capabilities across the business?

IoT Data Management: Lessons Learned from the Enterprise Data Warehouse

IoT Data Management: Lessons Learned from the Enterprise Data Warehouse

Internet of Things deployments will create ever-increasing volumes of machine- and sensor-generated data. But not all of it will be useful. What’s the right approach to data management for IoT? Hint: You can learn a lot from your...

Identification-as-a-Service: Fast-tracking Biometrics

Identification-as-a-Service: Fast-tracking Biometrics

Interest in biometric applications is growing, but concerns about complexity and the need for highly specialized expertise has deterred some customers and municipalities from adopting the technology. With the introduction of...

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