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.

State of the CIO, 2018: IT-business alignment (finally) gets real

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...

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...

Understanding the Basics of Biometrics

Understanding the Basics of Biometrics

There’s little denying that today we live in a more vulnerable world. The explosion of connected devices, the growth in international travel, and the digital-age of business have made us more susceptible to increasingly...

Debunking Common Biometrics Myths

Debunking Common Biometrics Myths

Despite its potential to provide a more effective security posture for a host of commercial and government applications, biometrics is often misunderstood, thanks in part to the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and science fiction...

‘Intelligent’ Analytics Fuels Faster, Smarter Decision Making

‘Intelligent’ Analytics Fuels Faster, Smarter Decision Making

The next phase of big data leverages AI techniques to accelerate data management and governance processes

Data Leverage: How CIOs Are Leading Cultural Change

Data Leverage: How CIOs Are Leading Cultural Change

Data-driven transformation involves more than just data. It also requires a shift in the organization’s collective mindset. CIOs play a critical role in leading the culture shift as an advocate for the insight and benefits that data...

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