Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

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

Equifax goes all in on the public cloud

Equifax goes all in on the public cloud

The consumer reporting agency's migration to public cloud continues unabated, says CTO Bryson Koehler, who has spent the past two years overhauling IT after a massive data breach rattled the company.

4 digital transformation success stories

4 digital transformation success stories

Ocean Spray, The San Francisco 49ers and Anheuser-Busch InBev are among the companies are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’...

Design thinking: The secret to digital success

Design thinking: The secret to digital success

Design thinking has become a key practice for enterprises crafting digital products with the end user in mind. CIO.com spoke to design thinking practitioners to understand why and how organizations are leveraging it.

Land O’Lakes and Microsoft partner to cultivate agtech solutions

Land O’Lakes and Microsoft partner to cultivate agtech solutions

The companies are developing tech to boost agricultural production, support sustainability and provide rural broadband, underscoring a growing trend of vendors co-creating solutions with customers.

8 tips for avoiding IT staff burnout during a pandemic

8 tips for avoiding IT staff burnout during a pandemic

IT leaders get creative managing remote tech teams working from the confines of home offices. Here’s how they alleviate burnout that threatens to crater WFH life.

Emerging tech soothes pandemic-disrupted supply chains

Emerging tech soothes pandemic-disrupted supply chains

Jaguar Land Rover and Colgate-Palmolive are among the many enterprises turning to machine learning software and other data-crunching tools to ensure supply can meet demand.

Lexmark proves the power of CIO-CTO collaboration

Lexmark proves the power of CIO-CTO collaboration

The efficacy of Lexmark’s digital strategy depends on collaboration between the company’s CIO and CTO. The secret to success? Communication, accountability, competence and empathy, says CIO Brad Clay.

The pandemic pivot: IT leaders innovate on the fly

The pandemic pivot: IT leaders innovate on the fly

Already accustomed to moving quickly, CIOs are testing and scrapping new solutions to accommodate customers. Their work could provide blueprints for future innovation.

IHS Markit makes bold bet on public cloud during the pandemic

IHS Markit makes bold bet on public cloud during the pandemic

Despite uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, IHS Markit stuck with its strategy to move compute resources to AWS. IHS CIO Chad Moss offers tips for IT leaders making similar migrations.

5 machine learning success stories: An inside look

5 machine learning success stories: An inside look

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

What stays and what goes: CIOs shuffle IT project priorities

What stays and what goes: CIOs shuffle IT project priorities

Responding to rapidly shifting business needs, CIOs are reprioritizing IT projects to position their organizations for future growth.

Reskilling revolution: Enterprises accelerate remote learning amid pandemic

Reskilling revolution: Enterprises accelerate remote learning amid pandemic

To keep ahead of the digital curve, Shell, S&P Global and BMW are embracing MOOCs to train staff in emerging technologies.

Dick’s Sporting Goods leans into curbside delivery amid coronavirus

Dick’s Sporting Goods leans into curbside delivery amid coronavirus

After shuttering its stores in April, the retailer offers customers contactless curbside pickup. The modification of its in-store pickup service is the latest wrinkle in Dick’s omnichannel strategy.

From CIO to CEO: 10 tips for taking your career to the top

From CIO to CEO: 10 tips for taking your career to the top

CIOs turned presidents and CEOs discuss their rise to the top and offer insights for IT leaders considering similar leaps.

HSBC banks on startup for AI guardrails during coronavirus crisis

HSBC banks on startup for AI guardrails during coronavirus crisis

The bank is using software from startup CognitiveScale to monitor its AI algorithms for bias, data drift, and other business risks, says Gavin Munroe, HSBC's global CIO of retail and wealth banking.

Customers bank on BofA chatbot amid pandemic

Customers bank on BofA chatbot amid pandemic

Consumption of Bank of America’s Erica virtual assistant is soaring in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, lending a helping hand to consumers concerned about their personal finances.

CIOs seek digital momentum coming out of crisis mode

CIOs seek digital momentum coming out of crisis mode

CIOs who scrambled to support remote workforces during the COVID-19 pandemic are padding their digital operating models with practices and tools geared for digital transformation.

Taking the helm in a pandemic: Incoming Intermountain CIO prioritizes partnerships

Taking the helm in a pandemic: Incoming Intermountain CIO prioritizes partnerships

Ryan Smith is set to join Intermountain Healthcare as CIO during a coronavirus crisis that has accelerated virtual care initiatives. Here’s how he landed — and is approaching — the role remotely.

Remote hiring wins have CIOs rethinking recruitment, post-pandemic

Remote hiring wins have CIOs rethinking recruitment, post-pandemic

IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside.

Companies embrace emerging tech in return-to-office prep

Companies embrace emerging tech in return-to-office prep

Machine learning, mobile software and videoconferencing are among the technologies enterprises are adopting to lay the groundwork for welcoming employees back safely to corporate offices.

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