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

What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation
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What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

More CIOS are turning to robotic process automation to eliminate tedious tasks, freeing corporate workers to focus on higher value work. But RPA requires proper design, planning and governance if it's to bolster the business, experts say.
June 29, 2022
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
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
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
5 lessons BofA’s tech chief learned from the pandemic
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5 lessons BofA’s tech chief learned from the pandemic

Bank of America weathered the pandemic well on the strength of its digital channels, senior execs say. Here BofA’s tech and ops chief reflects on lessons learned over the past 15 months.
May 17, 2021
HP CISO seeks to transform cybersecurity
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HP CISO seeks to transform cybersecurity

HP CISO Joanna Burkey sees a pivot to business partnership as vital for cybersecurity’s success. Inspiring women to join the sector is essential to this shift.
April 30, 2021