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.

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.

Digital leaders level up

Digital leaders level up

CIO 100 award-winning companies are scaling their transformation efforts, tapping cutting-edge technologies to pursue digital business across the enterprise.

What makes a good company a 'best' place to work?

What makes a good company a 'best' place to work?

Perks are nice, but free lunches, team-building exercises and off-site outings aren’t the key drivers of workplace satisfaction.

IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas.

Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

CIOs have an opportunity to shrink the distance between technology and line of business as IT takes a leadership role with digital business initiatives.

How to build a next-generation IT workforce

How to build a next-generation IT workforce

With baby boomers on the way out and new generations ready to fill the void, companies are cross-pollinating expertise to fill the talent gap and modernize IT.

Prepping for the Data Deluge

Prepping for the Data Deluge

According to a survey of 2,300 global business and IT leaders by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Pure Storage, nearly 90% of respondents believe data is the key to delivering better results and future growth,...

CIOs get strategic

CIOs get strategic

As the lines between technology and business blur, CIOs are stepping up their strategy role, taking ownership of new disciplines and serving as a key force behind digital innovation.

Restructuring IT for the digital age

Restructuring IT for the digital age

IT leaders are remodeling IT and morphing culture to increase agility and emphasize customer centricity in the wake of digital business.

What customer-centric IT really looks like

What customer-centric IT really looks like

CIOs are making cultural and organizational changes to forge a direct connection between IT and end customers as part of their charter to boost digital innovation.

The AI Data Bottleneck

The AI Data Bottleneck

Collecting and managing huge volumes of data means nothing if the compute and storage infrastructure can’t keep up.

Navigating the Rocky Road of Data-Driven Insights

Navigating the Rocky Road of Data-Driven Insights

In a survey of 2,300 global business and IT leaders by MIT Technology Review Insights, in association with Pure Storage®, 87% of respondents said data is key to new business growth and for delivering better results for customers and...

How to Transform Data into Organizational Gold

How to Transform Data into Organizational Gold

Data doesn’t transform into a corporate asset overnight. Follow these best practices to create a winning approach.

Building a Data Analytics Bench

Building a Data Analytics Bench

Companies have bought into the concept of the data-driven enterprise, but can’t find expertise to make it a reality. What’s the answer?

Setting the Stage: The New World of Data

Setting the Stage: The New World of Data

It’s clear data holds the power to transform the modern enterprise. But understanding which data holds the key is the challenge.

Redefining work in the digital age

Redefining work in the digital age

Digital technologies are changing the way work is done at CIO100 award-winning organizations, empowering employees to shift focus to higher-value activities.

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