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

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
CIOs battle product management pitfalls
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CIOs battle product management pitfalls

Product management is increasingly the preferred method of delivering digital capabilities. Yet the transition from a project-based mindset is rife with challenges, say IT leaders and experts.
April 6, 2021
7 IT leadership lessons learned from COVID-19
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7 IT leadership lessons learned from COVID-19

IT leaders from HP, McAfee, Johnson Controls, and other enterprises reflect on what they learned after leading teams through a full year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 30, 2021
CIOs double down on D&I to build stronger businesses
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CIOs double down on D&I to build stronger businesses

IT leaders are facilitating multi-pronged efforts to hire employees from underrepresented groups, though cultivating belonging remains a difficult — and often unfulfilled — task.
March 19, 2021
New IBM sales strategy catches CIOs’ attention
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New IBM sales strategy catches CIOs’ attention

IBM is streamlining its operations and simplifying its sales approach to align with a honed focus on hybrid cloud. Will CIOs buy from the revamped business?
March 2, 2021
Digital CX: The key to thriving through the pandemic
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Digital CX: The key to thriving through the pandemic

IT leaders have undertaken a variety of digital initiatives to improve customer experience (CX) throughout the pandemic. Here CIOs discuss their efforts to bolster their corporate brands.
February 3, 2021
Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge
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Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge

Fueled by vendor innovation, interest in 5G wireless networks and edge computing is growing, but IT leaders must first evaluate the cost and efficacy of these converging technologies before committing.
January 20, 2021
Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic
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Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic

The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality.
January 12, 2021
4 trends fueling hybrid-work strategies in 2021
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4 trends fueling hybrid-work strategies in 2021

In 2021, IT leaders will equip reconfigured corporate offices with hoteling and contract-tracing tools and automate more business processes while extending their cybersecurity coverage.
December 22, 2020
Top 5 strategic priorities for IT leaders in 2021
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Top 5 strategic priorities for IT leaders in 2021

IT leaders from tech, insurance, and finance sectors share their strategic priorities for 2021. Self-service solutions, edge computing, analytics, and low-code development top CIOs’ roadmaps.
December 15, 2020
CIOs strive to build on IT’s business cred for 2021
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CIOs strive to build on IT’s business cred for 2021

IT leaders seek to leverage political capital cultivated during the COVID-19 outbreak to further cement IT as business co-creators. Here’s how to focus on what matters most.
December 7, 2020
Inclusive design: 8 tips for addressing software accessibility
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Inclusive design: 8 tips for addressing software accessibility

With more users accessing digital services, it behooves brands to boost the accessibility of their websites and applications for people with disabilities. Here experts offer tips for how to craft inclusive design.
November 24, 2020
4 promising AR/VR pilots in business
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4 promising AR/VR pilots 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.
November 19, 2020
Digital business model pays off for Toyota Financial
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Digital business model pays off for Toyota Financial

As the pandemic unfolded, the company launched a private-label digital platform that allows motor vehicle makers to offer financial services to consumers, says TFS CIO Vipin Gupta.
November 17, 2020
Takeda and AWS accelerate COVID-19 research push
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Takeda and AWS accelerate COVID-19 research push

The pharmaceutical firm teamed with the cloud provider and Accenture to turn the corner on a digital transformation that includes faster ways to research therapies for COVID-19 sufferers, says Karl Hick, chief digital and information officer.
November 9, 2020
CIOs embrace remote recruitment to land new gigs
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CIOs embrace remote recruitment to land new gigs

New CIOs of Okta and Quick Base discuss their recruitment experience and offer tips for IT leaders open to or actively seeking new roles during the pandemic.
October 22, 2020
Seeking a new gig? IT leader hiring rebounds, remotely
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Seeking a new gig? IT leader hiring rebounds, remotely

Recruitment of IT leaders has thawed since the pandemic first hit, as companies seek digital leaders who can help them adapt to shifting business dynamics. Here, recruiters offer tips for navigating the IT leadership hiring landscape.
October 9, 2020
SFO airport banks on IT for frictionless travel
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SFO airport banks on IT for frictionless travel

The IT staff at San Francisco International Airport is exploring an array of technology solutions to help make air travel safer and restore confidence among passengers, says CIO Ian Law.
September 30, 2020
H&R Block sheds taxing legacy systems for the cloud
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H&R Block sheds taxing legacy systems for the cloud

The tax preparation services company eschews client-server and other legacy systems for Microsoft Azure, a shift that required buy-in from engineers and executives, says CIO Alan Lowden.
September 23, 2020
Cloud software helps ASU lean into hybrid learning
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Cloud software helps ASU lean into hybrid learning

Arizona State University has leaned heavily into cloud collaboration software to help students return to school in a hybrid learning model, says CIO Lev Gonick.
September 22, 2020
Equifax goes all in on the public cloud
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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.
September 17, 2020
Design thinking: The secret to digital success
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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.
August 26, 2020
Emerging tech soothes pandemic-disrupted supply chains
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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.
August 18, 2020