Clint Boulton

Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

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

Articles by Clint Boulton

Public cloud: 4 success stories
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Public cloud: 4 success stories

The public cloud has been a booster shot for digital transformation during the pandemic. IT leaders offer advice on driving efficiency and agility in the cloud.
August 31, 2021
Ally and Microsoft partner on quantum computing
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Ally and Microsoft partner on quantum computing

The all-digital bank has teamed up with Microsoft to explore the possibilities of quantum computing, an emerging technology for which talent is scarce and tools remain immature.
August 23, 2021
4 digital customer experience success stories
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4 digital customer experience success stories

Walmart, Ally Financial, and Raytheon are among the wide range of companies that have moved rapidly to build out new digital services to accommodate customer preferences.
August 5, 2021
Honeywell tech chief drives the digital agenda
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Honeywell tech chief drives the digital agenda

Honeywell CDTO Sheila Jordan is taking a ‘holistic and horizontal’ approach to digital transformation, eschewing business-led IT in favor of guardrails and governance as she shifts to an insourcing model.
July 23, 2021
Mastercard pushes payments to the edge
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Mastercard pushes payments to the edge

The financial services company has overhauled its global payments atop public cloud and edge computing systems in pursuit of revenue growth in an API-driven, platform-fueled world.
July 9, 2021
L’Oréal supercharges ecommerce with digital tech
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L’Oréal supercharges ecommerce with digital tech

L’Oréal’s online sales soared during the pandemic, thanks to the promotional power of augmented reality technology, live-streaming services, and cloud software.
June 29, 2021
What is digital transformation? A necessary disruption
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What is digital transformation? A necessary disruption

Digital transformation is a foundational change in how an organization delivers value to its customers. Here is what transformation entails, along with tips to ensure your company is on the correct course.
June 24, 2021
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4 digital transformation success stories

Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and others are steering digital initiatives to drive growth and efficiency. These real-world transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies and implementations.
June 18, 2021
Mars sweetens supply chain with digital twin
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Mars sweetens supply chain with digital twin

The confectionery, pet care, and food company is partnering with Microsoft to replicate its manufacturing operations digitally, a twinning task designed to optimize its supply chain.
June 11, 2021
Universities lean into 5G to prep next-gen workforce
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Universities lean into 5G to prep next-gen workforce

Universities are deploying 5G networks to lure and educate students with the technology’s most promising business cases in preparation to fulfill future demand for emerging skills.
June 3, 2021
AAA automates road service scheduling
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AAA automates road service scheduling

AAA has deployed digital appointment scheduling for members of its roadside assistance service. Increased adoption of digital channels says it might be AAA’s best fix yet.
May 28, 2021
5 tips for leading IT through crisis
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5 tips for leading IT through crisis

IT leaders from Signet Jewelers, Workday, Turtle & Hughes, and One Call share lessons learned for effective leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 26, 2021