Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

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

6 data analytics success stories: An inside look

6 data analytics success stories: An inside look

Leading CIOs are successfully tapping data analytics and machine learning to achieve business goals.

How to get a seat on the board: 10 tips for CIOs

How to get a seat on the board: 10 tips for CIOs

CIOs serving on a range of non-profit and public boards offer some tips for IT leaders looking to navigate the process of seeking board seats.

The ‘ride-along’: The transformational CIO’s secret weapon

The ‘ride-along’: The transformational CIO’s secret weapon

Learning how employees operate is a critical task for CIOs, for whom the ‘ride-along’ has become essential in serving customers and generating revenue.

BofA taps ‘personas’ to ease employees into their roles

BofA taps ‘personas’ to ease employees into their roles

Bank of America launched Persona, a data-driven approach to provisioning the appropriate hardware and software to its workforce of 205,000.

Eaton’s RPA center of excellence pays off at scale

Eaton’s RPA center of excellence pays off at scale

Industrial manufacturer Eaton formed a center of excellence to test and implement RPA software and establish best practices for automation at scale.

Spotify this: How Zulily targets shoppers with hyper-personalized offers

Spotify this: How Zulily targets shoppers with hyper-personalized offers

The online retailer turns squads of developers, data scientists and product managers loose to build machine learning software and other critical business capabilities.

IHG books big tech transformation

IHG books big tech transformation

The operator of Holiday Inn Express and other hotel chains is facilitating a large-scale transformation that includes people, process and technology.

Scaled agile helps modernize Guardian's operations

Scaled agile helps modernize Guardian's operations

Guardian CIO Dean Del Vecchio has reduced technical debt, instituted a scaled agile development model, and embraced the cloud in a bid to vault rivals in the insurance industry.

TIAA accelerates software delivery with IT-business union

TIAA accelerates software delivery with IT-business union

TIAA built a new platform to accelerate the way it brings on new clients. The system, called Refactor, uses scaled agile, DevOps and domain-driven microservices.

Aetna enlists AI to settle health insurance claims

Aetna enlists AI to settle health insurance claims

The health insurer developed an artificial intelligence application to resolve claims, freeing up staff to focus on higher-level tasks, says CTO Claus Jensen, who plans to automate other processes.

How Aaron's CIO boosted the 'clock speed' of IT

How Aaron's CIO boosted the 'clock speed' of IT

Aaron’s CIO John Trainor has embraced a product approach to IT service delivery and is supporting the effort with an SD-WAN, machine learning and other modern technologies.

8 machine learning success stories: An inside look

8 machine learning success stories: An inside look

IT leaders share how they are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate business insights and new services.

PSE&G enlists virtual assistant to better serve its customers

PSE&G enlists virtual assistant to better serve its customers

PSEG is using Amazon.com’s Alexa software to help consumers pay their bills and access account information via voice, part of a transformation to help the energy giant get closer to customers.

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

The digital transformation gold rush has enterprises revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology.

AR/VR gets real: 4 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

AR/VR gets real: 4 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information.

Workforce analytics: Measuring employee productivity in the agile era

Workforce analytics: Measuring employee productivity in the agile era

CIOs seeking to quantify employee performance and productivity are turning to analytics with business value benchmarks baked in — but can collaboration and agility be accurately gauged?

At State Street, design thinking drives digital strategy

At State Street, design thinking drives digital strategy

Narratives form a key component of State Street’s design thinking strategy, which fuels the firm’s digital transformation.

5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2019

5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2019

Multi-cloud strategies are increasingly top of mind for innovation-seeking CIOs. Another growing trend: FinOps to manage cloud costs effectively.

RPA is poised for a big business break-out

RPA is poised for a big business break-out

Robotic process automation is driving efficiency at enterprises such as State Auto, Berry Appleman & Leiden, American Fidelity Assurance and other companies.

Mastercard braces for retail's AI-fueled future

Mastercard braces for retail's AI-fueled future

Hyperpersonalized and machine-to-machine commerce driven by 5G, IoT and AI will reshape retail as we know it , says Jorn Lambert, the company’s executive vice president of digital solutions.

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