Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT leadership, the CIO role, and digital transformation.

7 tech buzzwords to cancel in 2020

6 digital transformation success stories

6 digital transformation success stories

Anheuser-Busch InBev, McKesson, Barings and other companies are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies, implementations and...

Target's new tech operating model hits the mark

Target's new tech operating model hits the mark

CIO Mike McNamara’s bold bet on product management, agile, DevOps and reskilling has helped turn around the big box chain.

Black & Veatch calls on AI to automate field service

Black & Veatch calls on AI to automate field service

The $3.5 billion construction company is using artificial intelligence software to generate work orders, detect anomalies and predict machine failure on the fly, says former CIO Barbie Bigelow.

Merck prescribes AI for supply chain complexity

Merck prescribes AI for supply chain complexity

Pharmaceutical company Merck is using AI to manage an increasingly complex supply chain. Merck CIO Alessandro De Luca explains how its prescriptive supply chain system works.

Top 5 strategic priorities for CIOs in 2020

Top 5 strategic priorities for CIOs in 2020

IT leaders from health-care, retail and tech sectors share their strategic priorities for 2020. Hint: Analytics, automation and cloud play big roles in CIOs’ roadmaps.

5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2020

5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2020

Architecting hybrid cloud environments and teaching IT staff how to work with and manage them are top of mind for CIOs seeking innovation from cloud computing services in 2020.

Anticipatory IT: Your strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipatory IT: Your strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipating future opportunities based on hard and soft trends is crucial for CIOs seeking to avoid disruption. Does your organization have what it takes to commit to an ‘anticipatory IT’ strategy?

What is citizen development? The CIO’s solution to shadow IT

What is citizen development? The CIO’s solution to shadow IT

Users are increasingly creating tools to solve business problems. Fortunately, CIOs have help in the form of low- and no-code platforms that enable non-coders to build applications — guardrails included.

Intuit proves the power of CTO-CIO collaboration

Intuit proves the power of CTO-CIO collaboration

Intuit CTO Marianna Tessel and CIO Atticus Tysen collaborate to reimagine the company's financial software as self-service technology supported by AI.

JLL tech transformation emphasizes value of employee experience

JLL tech transformation emphasizes value of employee experience

As JLL CIO Eddy Wagoner shifts to a digital leadership role, the commercial real estate market is undergoing a seismic shift toward ‘proptech’ amenities aimed at providing an employee-friendly focus.

Reskilling helps Stanley future-proof its factories

Reskilling helps Stanley future-proof its factories

Committed to forging 10 million ‘makers’ by 2030, Stanley Black & Decker is training up factory workers to work with robotics, AI, IoT and AR. Here’s how the power tools manufacturer is doing it.

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