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.

CIOs look to capitalize on the COVID spotlight

Enterprise Computing Draws Closer to the Edge

Enterprise Computing Draws Closer to the Edge

A recent #IDGTECHtalk Twitter discussion confirmed interest in edge computing is on the rise – but it’s still early days in terms of implementation.

Black IT leaders: The challenging path to the top

Black IT leaders: The challenging path to the top

For Black IT professionals, the path to leadership remains fraught with systemic racial issues and few outlets for support. Here, Black IT leaders shed light on their experiences and share advice for change.

Lessons in IT resiliency for the COVID-19 era

Lessons in IT resiliency for the COVID-19 era

Rapid response to disruptions caused by the pandemic will lead to better continuity plans going forward, participants in an #IDGTECHtalk Twitter chat said.

Rethinking IT strategy post-COVID-19

Rethinking IT strategy post-COVID-19

After a herculean effort to enable remote work at scale, IT organizations are ramping up innovation efforts to address the challenges and create new opportunities for doing business in a post-pandemic world.

The new CIO charter

The new CIO charter

CIOs’ expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply.

Gender gapped: The state of gender diversity in IT

Gender gapped: The state of gender diversity in IT

The tech sector has made strides attracting more women and inching closer to equal pay. But a glaring disconnect remains in how men and women view gender diversity progress in IT.

Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.

How to train workers in the age of digital transformation

How to train workers in the age of digital transformation

Microlearning, gamification and self-paced instruction are some of the trends reshaping professional training as organizations wrestle with the IT skills gap.

4 steps to RPA success

4 steps to RPA success

As companies move beyond limited RPA pilots to full-blown implementations, there are four practices to keep in mind to ensure things stay on track.

The rise of the chief experience officer

The rise of the chief experience officer

As companies bear down on customer experience as a key differentiator, they are carving out a new CxO role. Are CIOs a natural fit for the new post? The answer is, it depends.

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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