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.

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.

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

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

After years of casual courting, IT and business are finally forging effective ways of working together to pursue shared objectives for digital transformation.

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.

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...

Why smart enterprises are thinking AI

Why smart enterprises are thinking AI

Companies are starting to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to bolster customer experience, improve security and optimize operations.

The IT-business gap remains

The IT-business gap remains

The 2017 State of the CIO reports finds that while IT generally still has control of the tech purse strings, business and IT leaders disagree about the CIO's role.

CIOs adjust to their new reality

CIOs adjust to their new reality

The CIO role is integral to today's increasingly digital businesses, but transformational IT executives aren't necessarily shedding their functional responsibilities — get used to it.

Verizon 2016 DBIR: Action Steps and Best Practices for a More Secure Future

Verizon 2016 DBIR: Action Steps and Best Practices for a More Secure Future

It’s time to get serious about developing and implementing a security action plan

Verizon 2016 DBIR: Known Attack Methods Remain Security's Achilles' Heel

Verizon 2016 DBIR: Known Attack Methods Remain Security's Achilles' Heel

Companies must begin addressing security proactively, not as an afterthought

CIOs mean business

CIOs mean business

This year's CIO 100 honorees are serious about winning customers and driving revenue.

Making IoT magic

Making IoT magic

Connecting devices is just the first act in an Internet of Things production. The magic happens when analytics transform data into business intelligence. CIOs need to play a role.

How gender differences can make your company stronger

How gender differences can make your company stronger

Leading companies are applying gender intelligence practices to boost diversity in their technology ranks and to capitalize on different perspectives of men and women for competitive advantage.

Meet tech's new odd couple: the CIO and CMO

Meet tech's new odd couple: the CIO and CMO

CMOs and CIOs typically come from different backgrounds and have different perspectives, but making their relationship work is critical to the digital business.

How CIOs can create the voice of IT

How CIOs can create the voice of IT

Even the most business astute CIO could use a little help on the communications front. That's why more CIOs are hiring dedicated IT communications specialists to help build and nurture the IT brand.

Product Lifecycle Management Promises to Streamline Development, Boost Innovation

CIOs know about ERP, CRM, SCM and other enterprisewide, energy-sapping, three-letter acronyms.Well, it’s now time to come up to speed ...

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